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Operations Analytics, University of Pennsylvania

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About this Course

This course is designed to impact the way you think about transforming data into better decisions. Recent extraordinary improvements in data-collecting technologies have changed the way firms make informed and effective business decisions. The course on operations analytics, taught by three of Wharton’s leading experts, focuses on how the data can be used to profitably match supply with demand in various business settings. In this course, you will learn how to model future demand uncertainties, how to predict the outcomes of competing policy choices and how to choose the best course of action in the face of risk. The course will introduce frameworks and ideas that provide insights into a spectrum of real-world business challenges, will teach you methods and software available for tackling these challenges quantitatively as well as the issues involved in gathering the relevant data. This course is appropriate for beginners and business professionals with no prior analytics experience....

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Aug 12, 2016

This module is really good for those of us who need to plan strategically ahead. It helps answer a lot of questions that business leaders will grapple with as they try to look ahead in the business.


Feb 21, 2016

This course was a definite improvement from the Customer Analytics course. All three instructors were on point. A special mention for you Sergei. Your portions were the most fun to explore. Thanks.

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By Muhammad Hussain

Jan 18, 2019

The awesome effort by the Wharton Business School, Thanks to Wharton Business School & all the concerns & professors, who put their efforts in this course.

By Niraj Agarwal

Jan 15, 2019

A very well structured course. Thank you Coursera

By Joaquín Corpus Maestre

Jan 03, 2019

Very intuitive and useful. They show you how to use practical tools and in a easy manner. I have enjoyed so much.

By Asad Masood

Jan 03, 2019

Great course for learning and learn about simulations tools for determining future forecasts.

By Yuri Plasencia

Jan 01, 2019

Curso básico, que da buenas ideas!

By Shashikesh Mishra

Dec 31, 2018

Great course with great amount of learning. worth to try.

By Manasvee Mangesh Kasture

Dec 28, 2018


By Greg Myers

Dec 26, 2018

Started out pretty rough but it got clearer as the weeks progressed. Very useful!


Dec 26, 2018

love it

By Priyanka Jaiswal

Dec 24, 2018

I really liked the explanations provided in this course