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## Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

## Week 1

2 hours to complete

## Spreadsheets: A Tool for Thinking with Numbers

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 42 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
1.2 Navigating a spreadsheet and crafting formulas19m
1.3 Using functions4m
1.4 Using conditional expressions in formulas4m
1.5 Common errors in spreadsheets4m
1.6 Differences between Sheets and Excel4m
PDF of Module 1 Lecture Slides10m
Module 1 examples10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz: History, Formulas, Functions and Errors30m
Week
2

## Week 2

1 hour to complete

## From Spreadsheet to Model

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 23 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
2.1 Using assumptions and decision variables in spreadsheet models2m
2.2 Structuring a spreadsheet to model variables, objectives, and objective functions2m
2.3 Constructing simple cashflow model4m
2.4 What-if analysis and sensitivity analysis4m
2.5 Limits to simple, deterministic models5m
PDF of Module 2 Lecture Slides10m
Module 2 examples10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz: Classic Models30m
Week
3

## Week 3

2 hours to complete

## Addressing Uncertainty and Probability in Models

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 40 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
3.1 Random variables and probability distributions11m
3.2 Changes in discrete and continuous time5m
3.3 Power, exponential, and log functions8m
3.4 Probability trees and decision trees5m
3.5 Correlation and Regression7m
PDF of Module 3 Lecture Slides10m
Module 3 examples10m
Additional reading on exponential and other functions10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz: Probability, Correlation, and Regression30m
Week
4

## Week 4

2 hours to complete

## Simulation and Optimization

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 34 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
4.1 Monte Carlo Simulations13m
4.2 Linear Programming9m
4.3 Next Steps, and Differences between Excel and Sheets7m