Chevron Left
Back to Fundamentals of Quantitative Modeling

Learner Reviews & Feedback for Fundamentals of Quantitative Modeling by University of Pennsylvania

8,385 ratings

About the 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....

Top reviews


Jun 15, 2019

Very clear and articulate explanation of the concepts. He doesn't skip a step in the sequencing ideas, drawing comparisons and differences, and illustrating both visually and story-telling. Excellent.


Jul 30, 2019

Very nice course for beginner, the mathematic level is not high (around french baccalaureat) so available to everyone. I enjoyed a lot this course that show how simple math can be used in real life.

Filter by:

426 - 450 of 1,585 Reviews for Fundamentals of Quantitative Modeling

By Shivish S I 2 B

Oct 24, 2022

The course was quite helpful for me to learn the basics of modelling and predtictive analysis.

By Jayshri V

Aug 10, 2021

The course was excellent. I grasped the core concept, which is also well explained by the Prof.

By Shivaansh G

Jun 1, 2021

Excellent course to understand fundamentals and achieve strong base for higher level learning.

By Gauthaman

Jun 9, 2020

This is an excelent course which acquaints you with the fundamentals of quantitative modelling.

By shail

May 21, 2020

Easy to grasp if you have mathematical background and some machine learning concept in my view.

By nathan r

May 29, 2019

Pretty decent course. If I had to do this over again I would take course 2 first then course 1.

By Vivek P

Jun 25, 2017

Very insightful, and a good foundation for a comprehensive learning of modelling and analytics!

By Israel M

Jun 7, 2016

The professor was very clear in his content. Lots of interesting material at a digestible rate.

By Gayatri K

Feb 1, 2022

Enhances understanding in the field of Quantitative modeling and various models related to it!

By Albert K

Jul 31, 2021

Great course covering its statistical content, and its applied modeling lecture with examples

By Saule M

Nov 29, 2020

This is huge block of personal upgrade for me! So happy! Want some more! Really cool programm!


Aug 10, 2020

Excellent course and one of the best paced course I have seen with adequate number of examples


May 8, 2020

A perfect way of learning the most important technique in finance with suitable time and pace.

By Chen C C

Nov 10, 2019

The course concisely explains the underlying of models and statistics. I really appreciate it.

By Obonye M

Apr 9, 2019

Very insightful, yet technically loaded with fundamental concepts for modelling and statistics

By Justyna K

Nov 11, 2018

I really enjoyed this course. Everything was very clearly explained and it was easy to follow.

By Raaj S K

Mar 29, 2018

Very well explained and simplified... for a non- initiated student like me it was really good!

By Axel D

Dec 24, 2017

Well explained and easy to understand. A very good introductory course to business statistics.


Aug 21, 2020

I am very satisfied with the knowledge that was acquired during the course. It was enriching.

By Brandon H

Jun 23, 2020

Excellent conceptual introduction to the statistics and to the thought processes of modeling.

By Peter M M

Apr 16, 2020

The courses is very useful understand the empirical and theoretical foundations of modelling

By Khushali S

Oct 26, 2018

This course was very easy to follow and gave a great insight into basic quantitative models.

By Stennett C

Oct 7, 2018

Excellent Course. Simple language which makes the course easy to follow. Highly recommended!

By Natesh

Jul 21, 2018

Wonderfully delivered!!! Even doctorates can explain the concepts in a simplistic fashion :)

By Scott v K

Mar 1, 2016

Good introduction to elements of quantitative analysis and modeling for business operations.