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About the Course

In this course you will learn how to create models for decision making. We will start with cluster analysis, a technique for data reduction that is very useful in market segmentation. You will then learn the basics of Monte Carlo simulation that will help you model the uncertainty that is prevalent in many business decisions. A key element of decision making is to identify the best course of action. Since businesses problems often have too many alternative solutions, you will learn how optimization can help you identify the best option. What is really exciting about this course is that you won’t need to know a computer language or advanced statistics to learn about these predictive and prescriptive analytic models. The Analytic Solver Platform and basic knowledge of Excel is all you’ll need. Learners participating in assignments will be able to get free access to the Analytic Solver Platform....

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May 27, 2020

I would like to recommend this course to the business analyst aspirants. It is really intriguing and helps to develop analytical skills. The examples and assignments are perfect to train a beginner.


Aug 11, 2020

I think this is a practical and insightful course for understanding what business analysis is and how models apply in realily by providing useful and familiar examples. Highly recommend this course

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By Richard F

May 5, 2018

Very enlightening two weeks. Learned a lot

By Aekkati S

Sep 27, 2021

it is easy to understand even to beginners

By Devi .

Apr 7, 2021

Good course.excellent learning experience.

By Sudheesh.s

Aug 6, 2020

I'm very much glad to attend this coursera

By Md. S I

May 27, 2020

It's very helpful and an awesome technique


Dec 22, 2022

I have professionally enjoyed the course.

By Thomasena J

Apr 21, 2021

Very informative. I really learned a lot.

By Rene

Nov 29, 2020

very good topics, I recommend this course


Aug 18, 2020

Wonderful session. It was really helpful.

By Shaikh S K

May 3, 2020

It was awesome course... It's too good...

By Arfeen K

Apr 15, 2022

Very informative course for data analyst


Feb 14, 2021

One of the best courses that i ever does

By Safvan T

Sep 24, 2020

Super and useful course, thanks Coursera

By Sara S

Jun 14, 2020

This Course is really very helpful to me

By Sarthak k

May 27, 2020

Best online source for getting knowledge

By Vikrant L C

Apr 30, 2020

Best to learn Courses of different types

By Gabriel B

Mar 13, 2021

I like it, this course is great. Thanks

By Gopalakrishnan T

Aug 5, 2021

wonderful course with good explanation


Apr 2, 2021

Learn new things. Thank you, Coursera.

By S.Thendral

May 7, 2020

I learnt how to take decision making

By Jugal S

Nov 13, 2019

Great course learn lots of new things.

By Lupita R Y

Jul 26, 2020

great course with the great lecturer!

By Alvaro D

Aug 31, 2022

Muy buen curso, muy claro y concreto

By Ugyen L

Oct 2, 2020

Enriching and engaging, great course