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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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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.

By Apurv G

Apr 14, 2018

Covers all concepts, but mostly focused on the theoretical aspects.

By Ting Y

Apr 7, 2020

introductory, can integrate more examples into the class materials

By Syed H T

Mar 16, 2020


By Blake E

Apr 13, 2020

Explanation of Examples could have been explained in more detail!

By Abdulfatai

Feb 26, 2020

I love the course . It will be best if it is made more practical.

By Derek C

Jun 10, 2020

Provided a good summary of the basic fundamentals and principles

By Natalia P

Sep 8, 2020

would be better to have more examples from life in explanations

By Bintang A S

Apr 16, 2016

Could use a lot more practices & examples. Overall, it's great!

By Dhananjay C

Jun 3, 2020

Hands-on should be included to make the course much effective.

By James T B

May 13, 2020

The course presentation was very well done and easy to follow.

By Gopal I

Mar 9, 2016

Would it be possible to explain interdependent models as well?


Jul 27, 2021

Very well explained, could do with more quizzes and projects.

By Wayne D E

Mar 7, 2021

Good overall presentation and outline. Reasonable exercises.

By Tiffany S T L

Jun 22, 2019

Good introduction course that is understandable and concise.