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About the 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....

Top reviews

GC
Jul 1, 2020

Operations Analytics helps me to understand how to solve Newsvendor problem by statisti, forecast SUK and predict the seasonal performance. Great lessions and thanks so much for the three Instructors!

EW
Apr 26, 2020

Excellente course. Very challenging especially for beginners. The motivation to achieve my final goal of reinventing myself professionally, makes every challenge a welcome experience. Thanks Coursera!

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By Emily G

Dec 2, 2018

It was difficult to do the Data Simulation problems with different softwares, but still a great class with great concepts!

By Suhas K

Feb 4, 2018

Excellent instruction from all 3 professors. Some more tougher problems could have been included in the practice problems.

By ROHON G

Aug 16, 2016

It was a helpful course, good for understanding the core concepts. But it is good for basics only. Not for advanced level.

By Gabriel R B

Dec 19, 2019

It was off to a rocky start, but once it started going into the spreadsheets and calculations, it flowed very well!

By Ngo D

May 29, 2016

The content of this course is great but duration of lectures is a little bit long. Thank you for course so much

By Shikhar V

Dec 9, 2015

Practical and hands on learning. Would have liked to see modules on more advanced applications of the concepts.

By Ahmed m Y H

Aug 10, 2020

very rich course, it helps me widen my knowledge in so many ways, it will be very helpful for me in my career.

By Prithvi R

Jul 13, 2020

The videos are lengthy. You can try making them into different parts or clips. Other than that it was amazing

By Arthur P

Dec 6, 2016

Nice course with the basics foundation for business analytics. The examples are clear and easy to understand.

By Vera O

Oct 10, 2017

Solid course with very detailed instructions on how to use standard/built in analytics tools within Excel!

By Vignesh D

Feb 7, 2016

Good course explaining the uncertainity problems and teaches us the scientific decision making skills.

By Raphael A d V B

Aug 20, 2018

Very good insights but also very basic for those with engineering or collage statistics background.

By Luigi C

Feb 19, 2016

Beginners level, really well explained.

It's useful even for someone that never worked with numbers.

By Ongun S

May 8, 2016

Well balanced content with theory combined with practical examples. Excel demos are a bit lengthy.

By Parag W

Mar 1, 2020

Explanation in videos was very good and precise. Topics were properly organized in the course.

By ely

Nov 23, 2017

Very well structure content and practical approach. For me was an excellent refresher. Thanks!

By Amber Y

Jul 18, 2020

Week one was very confusing and scared me. But weeks 3-4 explained everything extremely well!

By Joydeep K

Jul 6, 2020

Solver Optimisation and Simulation parts are good for revision, if one knows it beforehand.

By Ezequiel T G

May 23, 2020

It's good but much more boring than Customer Analytics. Professors are great though!!!

By Daniel M

May 3, 2018

Practical problem solving methods. Instruction and hands-on homework very effective.

By Greg M

Dec 26, 2018

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

By Antonio R P

May 23, 2019

Great information... hard for people that has not seen Statistics previously.

By Brittany M E

Mar 9, 2017

Mostly great- a few areas of poor instruction, making it difficult to follow.

By Aditya D

Jan 10, 2017

Well structured course. But need to scale up difficulty level for quiz.

By Kartik D

Jan 14, 2016

First hand understanding about News Vendor and Optimization techniques.