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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 Sankar U

Jul 15, 2020

Loved the course. Wished there were some practical examples/assignments to work out.

By Ayush B

Jun 7, 2020

This course does a good job of providing a good insight into the modelling thinking.


Mar 28, 2016

Entry-level of Quantitative models development skills, good for a new comer like me.

By Alfonso F D

Jul 29, 2017

Very good course, I would just be expecting a bit more of practical Excel content.

By Brandon N

Mar 16, 2018

I enjoyed the class. However, I would have liked it to be a bit more challenging.

By Francisco S d T

Jul 13, 2017

Very useful to acknowledge basic concepts on probability and regression analysis.

By Victor

Jun 13, 2020

too academical & boring. Check how HBS online is doing Business Analytics course

By Jinyu D

Jan 12, 2017

The course is overall great. Maybe a little simple for a STAT major. Thank you!

By Hans H

Jan 2, 2021

the only thing that should be explained a bit more is the logarithmic functions

By Nikilesh K

Dec 10, 2020

Great pacing, but would have liked to see exercises involving excel sheet work.

By Rao S

Jun 8, 2020

It is a must-do course for analyst, it like embarking on an investment journey.

By Ankith

Apr 16, 2020

Each concept explained in a very easy way with very apt examples to understand.

By Max B

Oct 14, 2017

Great intro for someone start from scratch wanting to learn business modeling!

By Afzal H

Jul 17, 2020

I feel the course can be made more challenging by incorporating a project.


Jul 2, 2020

Got some new knowledge from experience sir and thank you for scholarship.

By Faraz I

Jun 29, 2020

Wonderful! Gives a really good of what quantitative modelling really is.

By Harsh R

Aug 6, 2018

Please involve more of the mathematics behind it. Great for an overview.

By Mohammed A K

Nov 7, 2016

videos are very informative

English is very simple and easy to understand

By Ashwani K

Oct 7, 2018

it was basic but has a very lucid way of making things understand to us

By Arnot B

Apr 18, 2018

Good and comprehensible grounding in the basics of models and their use

By Subodh R

Nov 7, 2019

This is a really good introductory course for quantitative modelling.

By abaluodufa

Jan 21, 2019

Mostly theoretical though he does a good job explaining key concepts.

By Ao Z

Sep 7, 2017

I hope that the course can explain more about the software operation.

By Aditi V

May 31, 2020

Great course and a great instructor. Just wish it was more in-depth

By Sangeetha R

May 10, 2020

Great Learning. Explanations, Examples and Quiz designed very well.