Sep 20, 2019
The course is very easy to understand, and most importantly it is fun to learn accounting! I find this course covers basic yet comprehensive contents compared to other basic accounting online courses.
Feb 04, 2016
I took Brian Bushee's course and found him to be one of the BEST INSTRUCTORS I'VE EVER HAD IN MY ENTIRE LIFE. If you've had trouble with accounting courses in the past, HE IS THE INSTRUCTOR FOR YOU!!!
von Toria K•
Oct 19, 2016
I HAVE COMPLETED THE COURSE AND STILL HAVE NOT RECEIVED MY CERTIFICATE
von Marco C•
Feb 12, 2016
Accounting is sometimes counterintuitive and this course does not alleviate that. Expect to spend twice the recommended weekly time on the course, especially if you have no background in accounting. Expect to have to retake the quizzes multiple times to get a pass. (The scoring approach for quizzes means that getting 2 of 3 selections correct in a 5 selection question will still result in a zero score for that question.)
The lecturer tries to add humor with cartoon characters, puns and songs. This takes up valuable time that would be better spent explaining the reasons behind some of the counterintuitive aspects (e.g. a debit will increase a cash account); or offering some approaches to assist in memorizing the key equations and relationships.
The course can be completed successfully (if somewhat painfully).
Suggest you print out the quizzes before you watch the videos (Note: the questions will change each time you submit an attempt, so be ready for new questions!). The printout will let you try to identify the answers as you go. Also, make notes of equations and do your best to relate them to the entries in the spreadsheets to try and identify the impact of low level alterations on high level entries.
von Abhay G•
Sep 18, 2019
It keeps getting boring after every video.
von Nadia K•
Jun 17, 2016
Really don't think I learned about accounting after this course. The "virtual students" were distracting, as were the attempts at humour. I came in not knowing much about accounting and don't feel like I left knowing much more.
von Bryant S•
Jan 28, 2019
I barely passed this course but it was great!
von Deleted A•
Jan 14, 2019
von Patricia F D•
Jan 31, 2019
Tough, but thorough and very clear.
von Judi H•
Jan 20, 2019
Great class. Quick videos make it fun and easy to get through. Teacher is great and his sense of humor really makes the class fun. I love the witty nature of the virtual students and think it add to the class.
Feb 03, 2019
prof. Brian Bushee is simply gr8, this course would not been more interesting with out him, KUDOS
von Grace O•
Feb 03, 2019
Professor Brian Bushee is one of the best professor I've ever had. He has a witty way creating an interactive online learning experience. Accounting, which had been a subject that always fails to interest me, has became one of the most enjoyable class under his wings. The material is well explained, although you should definitely pause the video and try to solve each case in order to completely understand the course.
von Dhronal S•
Feb 04, 2019
Learning with Fun. Great job !!!
von Esther I•
Feb 04, 2019
Great course. Learnt so much from the professor. If you have no prior accounting exposure, this is a great introductory course.
von Apoorv A•
Feb 05, 2019
Great course and one of the best instructors.
von Gabriel A S•
Dec 29, 2018
THIS COURSE GIVES ME A GOOD INSIGHT INTO READING AND UNDERSTANDING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS BETTER; PUTTING ONE IN A POSITION TO ACTUAL DEDUCE AND SEE WHAT POSSIBLE CHANGES CAN BE EFFECTED TO INCREASE A FIRMS PROFIT BY LOOKING AT PRODUCTIVITY NET INCOME OR THROUGH FINANCIAL LEVERAGE.
NEVER EXPECTED TO LEARN THIS MUCH IN SUCH A SHORT PERIOD ESPECIALLY FOR SOMEONE THAT THINKS THAT ACCOUNTING IS HARD.
THANK YOU PROFESSOR BRIAN, YOU ARE A GREAT TEACHER...
von Siti A F•
Jan 02, 2019
As someone who graduated with bachelor of economics eight years ago and wants to refresh my knowledge (I had intro to acc 1 and 2 at the uni) I thought this course would still be challenging. But with the help of Professor Bushee (great teaching method from the Professor), everything seemed easier than I'd thought. I completed the course in 7 days! Now I have more confidence to return to job market (after 2 yrs of hiatus due to pregnancy and maternity leave). Thanks Professor, UPenn, and Coursera!
von Caterina S•
Jan 07, 2019
Very good introduction, with exercises and examples.
von Fridgeir S E•
Jan 07, 2019
hard but I enjoyed this one very much
von Marissa F•
Jan 09, 2019
Brilliant instructor, well-paced and well-structured. Notes and examples facilitate learning and the interactive exercises throughout the videos test understanding and keep the course engaging. Highly recommend this course for anyone looking for a foundation or primer on accounting.
von Vinh T•
Feb 11, 2019
Professor explains very clearly each definition of financial terms, he also supports some practical problems to solve and good materials to follow-up on each video. It's worth to rate 5 star for this course. Many thanks!
Feb 13, 2019
von Muhammad N b M B•
Feb 17, 2019
This course is easy to understand for those who do not have accounting background like me. It really helps me to understand the basic components in financial accounting and how financial statements are prepared and analysed. The materials can be downloaded and I can always read them offline.
von Anabela I O•
Feb 26, 2019
Un genio el profesor como explica, muy didáctico. Muchísimas gracias.
von Jean-Francois F G•
Mar 03, 2019
Great professor! Funny and to the point, he knows what the students are thinking, so it makes it easier to learn online with no direct interaction!
von Maithili M J•
Mar 08, 2019
Concepts are explained very well
von Natalia K•
Mar 10, 2019
Wow ! It was interesting and difficult, especially in the cash flow part and rations!