Oct 31, 2015
The course deserves a 5-star rating because: (1) content is relevant, (2) the professor is concise and possesses great teaching skills, and (3) the learning modules are applicable to daily problems.
Dec 20, 2016
Overall, the course material is good with many example. Need a general knowledge with mathematical and statistical from the beginning to pass the exam, because course slide is a little bit fast.
by Anthony R•
Feb 29, 2016
While the first week touched on Excel and the equations can be used in Excel and have efficacy in regards to analyzing data, it feels as if the course emphasizes more on utilizing math than utilizing Excel. And according to my understanding, that was what I thought I was signing up for. So, it felt like a bait-and-switch to me.
by Karolis M K•
Nov 01, 2015
The course name is very misleading. While overall it is not a bad course, I believe a lot of people come here expecting very different material. Let's just put it this way: Mastering Data Analysis (mostly things to do with probability) with occasional use of Excel. Do not expect to learn anything new in excel.
by Ajai G G•
Nov 18, 2016
Course did not meet any of the expectations. Neither Excel nor the analysis part. Should have focused on one of the aspects to make it more stronger. In my opinion "deviated" & stressed too much on statistics and model building (regression, logistic regression etc.) but did not do justice to that also!
Mar 03, 2016
Does not teach Excel very well while tryng to apply the basic usage instruction to not too difficult problems. The ability to interface with Excel after some knowledge of Python/R or other programming languages would be helpful in the Data Science programming that is increasingly being promoted.
by James B•
Mar 18, 2016
This class required far too much independent study. The instructor did not provide enough instruction or reading material to complete the quiz each week. There was too much focus on the conceptual data with very little emphasis on practical application of the material.
by Terry-Ann L•
Mar 05, 2016
This course is doable if you have prior knowledge of probability and statistics. This is not for beginners and should therefore by reclassified as intermediate and above. I am sorry I enrolled in this course. I have truly hit a brick wall and can go no further...
by Guillaume C•
Nov 17, 2015
Way too many abstract concepts that are not relevant to the challenges that I encounter in my day-to-day role. I wish this course would actually show me how to solve PRACTICAL business problems.
The 2nd part of the course is not enjoyable at all. Sorry.
by Loukas K•
Sep 04, 2016
This course is only supported by a course of data analytics. It should clearly state that advanced statistics is a prerequisite knowledge. I expected to learn advanced excel techniques, not to be required to know statistic models to apply.
by Luke B•
Oct 01, 2017
Poorly explained , you don't actually learn much excel . They just continuously provide spreadsheets for you without teaching you how to actually use excel for data analysis. Would not recommend for beginners wanting to learn excel.
Feb 06, 2016
I feel that the course does cover adequate topic to improve our mastery of data analysis in Excel. The course is more focus on the statistic and probability theory without giving adequate explanation on how to work on Excel.
by Cheng-Kang C•
Mar 28, 2019
Extremely challenging to put so many concepts into one course.
I have to do my own studying and research outside of this course to catch up with.
However, it is a good start to follow what need to be learnt for data analysis.
by Lisa Y•
Feb 25, 2016
In light of R or Python, doing statistical computing in excel is really time consuming and backward. The instruction might be OK, but I lost interest beginning of week 2 seeing how he build binary decision model in excel.
by Chester J•
Sep 03, 2017
Lectures are messy, and assume more in-depth statistical knowledge than they have led-on in the course requirements. Quiz questions are also sometimes poorly explained and requires digging into the forums for corrections.
by Luis d M O•
Jan 09, 2016
Videos fine. Quizes impossible to understand unless you take previous courses and have time to go through forums and more extra staff. It takes a lot of time. Not suggested unless you have it.
by Phil M•
Feb 16, 2016
I expected far more handy real life Excel examples, not to see a teacher speaking and writing stat formulas for hours.
The idea of this course is very good, it has some room for improvement.
by Candice S•
Sep 07, 2017
This course is too focused on specific real world applications like confusion matrix and ROC curves that are very useful. I would rather spend more time learning actual features in Excel.
by Karina L•
Mar 07, 2017
Final project almost impossible to do with material taught. Also, each lecture comes with an additional spreadsheet that needs to be studied. Material taught doesn't match material tested.
by Christian H•
Jan 22, 2016
Very confusing stuff, need better clarification in course description and the way the material is transmitted to the student need to be reconsidered
But very well made and interesting.
by Rocío d C A M•
Nov 13, 2015
El curso no ense;a cosas prácticas en el análisis de la data. Además el enfoque es muy financiero, tomando en cuenta que no existe solamente el sector privado sino también el sector
by piyush g•
Mar 19, 2017
Not quite the excel actually relevant to industrial requirements. had to leave the course mid way.
There are better Excel DA courses out there. Concept presentation was good though.
by Rebekah S•
Sep 05, 2016
Very little to do with Excel, mostly focused on statistics with brief overviews of how things could be done within Excel, but very little focus on actual Excel use and knowledge.
by Smit R•
Jul 05, 2017
The lectures are poorly delivered. The quizzes are ambiguous. The files available for download are erroneous. It seemed the professor was not paid for this course. Stay Away!!
by Olga I•
Jan 14, 2019
I wish there were more quizes after each video to memorize the formulas and get a hold of them.
For the begginers this course is way too difficult to comprehend on their own.
by Hannah S•
Dec 04, 2015
Too much material, that moved too fast. Wasn't opportunity for enough feedback and explanation. I say this as someone who went to Duke and has taken similar classes at Duke!
by Ashish M•
Feb 17, 2016
The content of the course was good.
However, I did not like the presentation of the material, moreover such a topic would need to be covered by a longer duration course.