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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....

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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.

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By David W

Dec 22, 2021

Excellent way to crystalize the rationale behind the use of each regression model type

By Raghava K

Jan 19, 2021

Great course! It really strengthens your understanding of basic quantitative modeling.

By Prashant S

Sep 24, 2017

Very nice and concrete overview of basic modeling techniques for business and finance.

By Ignacio J M R

Jul 23, 2017

Straight forward and filled with useful information, not too complex but not too easy.

By Zain A

Jun 25, 2016

Its a very good course, the lecturers are very good and explain the concepts very well

By Aldo F

Mar 7, 2016

Excellent introduction to the mathematical fundamentals used in quantitative modeling.

By Abhishek K

Dec 8, 2019

Fantastic course by Wharton. You can make your base strong by completing this course.

By Duro A

Dec 11, 2016

Solid course to develop or re-introduce the knowledge necessary to build quantitative

By Praveer S

Jun 9, 2016

The course was very helpful with gaining knowledge about various quantitative models.

By Iris

Jan 30, 2019

easy-learning and helpful, with many examples to deep my understanding of the models

By Mahimn B

Sep 9, 2017

The course is great and gives a very good basic understanding of quantitative models

By Steven G

Apr 11, 2017

A great refresher. Very practical examples and knowledge. Great fundamentals course.

By Shivam T

Feb 12, 2017

Great course and instructor, related the models with day to day scenarios very well.

By Monisha M

Mar 14, 2016

Great course covering all the fundamentals and well paced for working professionals.

By Shujoy S

May 18, 2020

Excellent refresher for basic mathematical concepts that drivers business modelling

By Sahil K

Apr 14, 2020

Richard Waterman has cleared many of my concepts. Great course. Highly recommended.

By Nathan W

Mar 26, 2020

I enjoyed the professor and thought that the given power points were very valuable.

By Barbara O

Aug 21, 2019

very good course. would like a financial modelling course as well for fundamentals.

By Karma P

May 8, 2017

The way of explanation was really good. The examples and slides were to the points.

By Mayra B

Dec 4, 2018

Muy educativo y bastante dinámica, te brinda toda la base de modelos cuantitativos

By Christopher O

Aug 6, 2018

Very useful examples and explanations were straightforward and easy to understand.

By Nicolás M

Dec 2, 2017

Great course with a great instructor; would have been interesting to model though.

By Esuene S

Aug 10, 2016

An excellent course content delivered by an equally excellent instructor/professor

By Priyanka K

May 5, 2020

Nice explaination...

Extremely helpful for students from non financial background.

By Tilak

Sep 1, 2019

Gained lot of knowledge. Would love recommend others strongly to opt this course.