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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 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.


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 Martin F

Apr 16, 2016

interesting grasp of foundations in modeling

By Norbert T E

Mar 17, 2018

Please allow for practical excel examples.

By Shivanand R K

Jun 18, 2016

Excellent thoughts and concepts presented.

By Jiabao W

May 09, 2020

It is just an intro... not really helpful


May 01, 2020

A good course in the field of operations.

By André I

Oct 03, 2018

Very good but might be too basic for some

By arthur337

Aug 16, 2018

Rather basic. Assignments not challenging

By Washington A

Sep 03, 2017

Clearly explained for easy understanding

By Akash C

May 04, 2019

it is very useful for finance personal.

By Kwabena A

Jun 15, 2017

Very insightful and easy to comprehend.

By Vi V T B

Jul 07, 2020

Understand types of model in general

By Narendra K S

Aug 30, 2019

Very well summarised and explained.

By Lee M K

Feb 10, 2017

Have certain degree of difficulty.

By Huixuan C

Sep 12, 2020

very fundamental but quite useful

By Tripti P

Jul 31, 2020

Good..can be made more practical!

By Ahmad A

Dec 28, 2018

We need more practical examples.

By Gowthami K M

Jan 18, 2018

Its a quite interesting course

By Akshay B

May 12, 2017

Good course for the beginners.

By David B M

Mar 09, 2019

Good introductory level class

By Michael B

Apr 29, 2020

Great course, learned a lot

By Shubham G

Sep 14, 2020

It was very understandable

By Shubham S

Mar 24, 2020

Good course for beginners.

By Darius B

Aug 22, 2017

Very fundamental and slow.

By Taylor J

Jul 26, 2017

Great introductory course!

By Majid A

Feb 17, 2016

Good Course to get started