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About the Course

This course is designed to show you how use quantitative models to transform data into better business decisions. You’ll learn both how to use models to facilitate decision-making and also how to structure decision-making for optimum results. Two of Wharton’s most acclaimed professors will show you the step-by-step processes of modeling common business and financial scenarios, so you can significantly improve your ability to structure complex problems and derive useful insights about alternatives. Once you’ve created models of existing realities, possible risks, and alternative scenarios, you can determine the best solution for your business or enterprise, using the decision-making tools and techniques you’ve learned in this course....

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Apr 22, 2017

The course material and examples are very useful. I really like the CF spreadsheet at the end of week 4 as this is very organized CF model and I can use this as reference to build my own. Thank you!


Feb 6, 2020


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By Ayushi J

Apr 11, 2020

Its a great course and suitable for beginners to start thinking about financial modeling.

By Kartik S

Oct 31, 2018

An excellent course, helps improve understanding on how to assess a projects feasibility.

By Akmal A K

Nov 25, 2016

A very useful course, in terms of both the theory and applicable knowledge! Thanks a lot!

By Михаил Е

May 10, 2020

Week 4 is especially useful for understanding valuation process and financial modelling!

By Prateek S

Jan 30, 2019


By Ashish k j

May 28, 2019

It help to understand financial statements and take effective decision in real market.

By Federico V

Feb 17, 2020

A comprehensive yet doable course on some of the main models in financial management.

By Paulo D F

Nov 15, 2017

Very good knowledge to understand the value of projects through of a period of time.

By himanshu s

Apr 2, 2017

I had a great experience with this course. The course content was short and concise.

By Onon B

May 23, 2016

Thank you for an amazing course filled with valuable and applicable information!


By William H F I

Jun 23, 2018

A great deal of value in giving you tools to assess business ventures and projects.

By Fernando M H

Oct 9, 2017

Very practical and well structured. The best Module of the course without any doubt

By André I

Oct 6, 2018

very good course. could be a bit longer on week 4 to explore the spreadsheet model

By Daniel M

Jun 29, 2018

Exceptional course in both knowledge transfer (instruction) and material covered.

By Sujeet S

Oct 4, 2022

Great course and great contents. Thank you Wharton Online and thank you Coursera

By Mthokozisi C M

Jul 18, 2017

i enjoyed this course and feel a renewed sense of accomplishment and competency.

By Katherine J L

May 14, 2020

Thank you Professor Holthausen and Professor Lambert for an informative course.

By Shelby B

Feb 24, 2017

Thank you for bringing this curriculum to Coursera. I enjoyed the courses and

By Tze M H

Sep 7, 2017

Find it quite useful in terms of setting assumptions for financial modelling.

By Aramis P

Aug 30, 2020

Amazing course. Straight to the point. Easy to understand and fun to learn.

By Adrian T

Dec 1, 2020

Great Course,. I will recommend to everybody in Finance and Admin field.

By Julian M J

Jun 13, 2017

A clear and concise overview of the main inputs into an NPV calculation.

By Rene L

Jul 18, 2017

I loved the content and thought that this was the best course of all 4.

By Byron C

May 6, 2018

Great course. Excellent examples. Tons of great information shared.

By Adrian J M S

Feb 24, 2019

Great professors, dood use of spreadsheets, step by step explanation