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Fundamentals of Quantitative Modeling, University of Pennsylvania

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About this Course

How can you put data to work for you? Specifically, how can numbers in a spreadsheet tell us about present and past business activities, and how can we use them to forecast the future? The answer is in building quantitative models, and this course is designed to help you understand the fundamentals of this critical, foundational, business skill. Through a series of short lectures, demonstrations, and assignments, you’ll learn the key ideas and process of quantitative modeling so that you can begin to create your own models for your own business or enterprise. By the end of this course, you will have seen a variety of practical commonly used quantitative models as well as the building blocks that will allow you to start structuring your own models. These building blocks will be put to use in the other courses in this Specialization....

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Jun 04, 2018

Course is having ultimate content regarding the understanding of Quantitative modeling and its applications. Having great explanation with examples of linear, power, exponential and log functions.


Jul 23, 2017

Very good background to quantitative modelling. It gets a bit heavy on the mathematical formulas in places, but if you follow through, it helps cement understanding. Good speed/pace of material.

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By muskan

Mar 19, 2019

It was a informative course, and expanded knowledge about business models and decisions.


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By GUO Xin

Mar 17, 2019

It is a very helpful course with clear instruction for beignners!

By Sebastian Sevcik Gabaldon

Mar 11, 2019

Very interesting and easy way to get an introduction into quantitative models.

By Christian Mera

Mar 10, 2019

This course was an excellent refresher and serves as a good foundation for anyone interested in modeling. Highly recommended.

By Mohit Rohit Shetty

Mar 10, 2019

Excellent course

By Sphelele

Mar 10, 2019

a great course

By David B. Marshall

Mar 09, 2019

Good introductory level class

By Yuan Zhang

Mar 09, 2019

General description of the modeling, need further work or pre-understandings for some of the contents.

By Carlos Henrique Lima de Moura

Mar 09, 2019