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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.

Nov 30, 2020

for the beginer like me i have experience in banking of 8 years still for me this fundamentals are new specially quantitative modelling.Kindly provide banking related examples in here too.\n\nthanks

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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.


May 31, 2018

Models explained in this course would be really helpful for the modeling process.

By Yaoge W

Aug 20, 2017

Love the course. Very thorough and clear introduction of basic quantitive models!

By Sravan D

May 31, 2016

The course was great! everything was explained in a clear and constructive manner

By shahrouz

Dec 3, 2021

The teacher's approach to the concept and content was very clear and systematic.

By Edward G

Jun 9, 2020

Good course. Well balanced mix of theory, practice and pragmatics of the domain.

By xudankai

Jun 20, 2016

Helpful, Well organized, Make you curious about what's going on in later course.

By Gitesh S

Apr 5, 2016

Excellent course, very well organized and very detailed. Would recommend highly.

By Mariano C

Sep 6, 2021

Great! it'd be helpful to have the answer procedure when we finish the quizzes!

By Rohit

Jun 28, 2020


By Jim S

Nov 15, 2018

Incredibly clear and easy to follow, for what can be a daunting topic for most.

By Jiajie S

Nov 8, 2018

Clear explanations and helped me reviewed basic stats models and distributions.

By Magnolia X

Dec 30, 2020

Clear context and great starting point to understand the concepts in modeling.