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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....

Top reviews

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.

Jul 30, 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 Deleted A

Feb 19, 2018

I think the contents of this course can be more difficult and challenging.

By Michelle l G

Feb 9, 2017

It was an interesting module, however, not sure how I will apply this in

By Gary V

Jul 11, 2017

Very basic things that any person with a stats background should know

By Alec E

Jul 23, 2020

Not that enjoyable. Decent information but pretty boring to watch.

By Abhed M

Jan 12, 2020

It should be more rigorous. I completed this course in three days.

By Chalal S

Oct 8, 2021

The explaining is good, but the concepts in the course are basic.

By Dominique B

Apr 8, 2020

a bit too simple, I would have expected more practical excersises

By TheSovereignIndividual

Apr 13, 2020

Nice, course - could spend more time on practice and examples.

By Anup K D

May 2, 2021

Need more examples. Logarithmic Regression was not very clear

By Olivia X

Sep 18, 2016

too easy. not enough practical skills or tools teaching

By Abhishek P

Feb 9, 2017

There should be lab or hands one calculation exercise.

By Steeve V

Feb 3, 2017

It was theoretical but provided an apt understanding.

By Roma

Mar 31, 2018

Questions with actual raw data would be helpful.

By Craig K

May 6, 2017

More reading about theory than actual doing.

By Daguo X

Apr 18, 2017

Too fundamental, too easy. No depth in math

By Chitralekha S G

Jun 28, 2021

The course could have been more analytical

By Ardavan S

Apr 12, 2020

I already knew most of the topics taught.


Apr 8, 2020

Could have added more about monte carlo

By Watabe

Mar 6, 2016

please improve hand-out for self study.

By Ömer B

Dec 11, 2020

too basic. but the instructor is great

By Lokesh M

Jul 13, 2020

Good and nice Analysis of each model

By Komal V S

Mar 23, 2021

It should have been more practical.

By Jeff K

Mar 12, 2016

A little too basic, but still good.

By Zhao y

Jun 22, 2017

Review of simple high school math

By Michael B

Dec 14, 2016

Way, way too basic and hand wavy.