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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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AP

Jun 16, 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.

NC

Jul 31, 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 YING W

Jul 23, 2017

不错的课程。

By CHANDRAKETAN S

Oct 05, 2016

nicely covered.

By Yuriy K

Oct 18, 2016

Great lecturer

By Shirish P

Apr 17, 2017

Great starter for beginners

By Evin K E

Mar 18, 2018

This was a great course to understand the fundamentals. Will definitely act as a stepping stone to the future courses.

By Kostas P

May 28, 2017

Richard Waterman is simply excellent. One of the best teachers I've ever

By Srikrishna S

Jul 26, 2017

Very well structured course. Loved the way the concepts were unraveled.

A big thank you.

By Axel D

Dec 24, 2017

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

By Julia S

Jul 08, 2016

Not overcomplicated and very informative. Enjo

By Davide L

Nov 29, 2017

This course is well structured and is very good for people who wants to be introduced to Quantitative Modelling or people, like me, who wants to "refresh" Quantitative Modelling knowledge acquired several years ago.

By SONAL S

Jul 06, 2017

This course provides with the basics of modelling and establish steady connect between mathematical tools and real world business solution.

By ijeoma c o

Jan 26, 2018

very detailed. however, I couldn't download any of the pdf certificates

By Bill M

Feb 10, 2016

Interesting introduction to models.

By Yazi L

Jul 03, 2018

A great overview, clear structure and very smart prof.

By Artak

Dec 18, 2016

Very interesting and understandable. Great investment of my time. Many thanks.

By Manoel L C N

Apr 29, 2018

Great Course!

By Isrrael M

Jun 07, 2016

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

By Alex N

Jan 10, 2018

Very interesting course.

By John P

May 20, 2017

Great review of key concepts! Easy to learn format. Looking forward to completing this specialization.

By Federico V

Sep 01, 2017

Clear and concise. Recommended.

By Scott S

Mar 07, 2016

Great course with some

By Richard D

Oct 02, 2016

Great professor. Wish it went into how to do this with Excel, but I can look that up myself. Clear, well-articulated descriptions of various quantitative models.

By Bryan D

Jan 29, 2017

A great overview. Thank you.

By Manuel

Jun 11, 2017

Excellent and concise introduction to various functions useful in models.

By Bernardo M

Nov 05, 2017

The course materials and the lectures are very detailed, thorough and fully explained, hance it turns the subjects into a very easy way to comprehend.