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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

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!

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 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.

By Milos M

Nov 11, 2015

First week was not prepared well, slides and lectures are bad presented

By Jigisha T

Dec 13, 2018

Good Examples. Nicely explained with data, calculations, spreadsheets.

By Teja S

Jul 6, 2016

A basic introduction to various problems and optimization in excel.

By Digvijay N A

Nov 20, 2019

Very well designed and professors explained the course very well.

By Jason M

Jan 11, 2016

This course introduced very useful tools and methodology to do pr

By kalyan M

Feb 8, 2019

Difficulty level of the practice exercises needs to be increased

By Durga B P

Aug 14, 2016

It's a well designed course but could have been more challenging

By Anantha R K

Mar 29, 2019

Nive videos and lectures.Good illustration and test procedures