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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 Paul J D

May 26, 2019

Very straightforward learning experience. Excellent teacher !

By Anita X

Sep 07, 2019

great courses! I have improved my knowledge about modeling!!

By Carlos C M C

Nov 09, 2018

Excellent course, very complete and specific! Thanks for all

By Deeksha S

Nov 26, 2017

The course is very useful and it is can be easily understood

By Omar P A

Sep 22, 2016

Excellent course. interesting and every class so much clear.

By Azlinah H

Sep 06, 2018

Great introduction to modelling. Explained with simplicity.

By Atanasio R M

Nov 07, 2017

Very useful module and very well explained!


By 房彦甫

Aug 22, 2016

The course is wonderful!!!!! And i have a good score, HAHA!

By Rigoberto L R

Oct 04, 2019

Excellent course to understand the foundations of modeling

By Jacob V

Nov 21, 2019

Really enjoyed the flexibility and lectures of the course

By Jagdish A

Feb 12, 2020

Very nice explanations of concepts. Highly recommend it.

By Roderick B

Mar 13, 2016

Very insightful and excellent explanation by the videos.

By Mary C M P

May 21, 2018

The module on probability models was very enlightening!

By Bishram

Dec 31, 2017

Great learning experience. Thank you Coursera and Prof.

By Melvin T

Sep 25, 2017

This course helped me understand quantitative modelling

By Yazi L

Jul 03, 2018

A great overview, clear structure and very smart prof.

By Victor_M

Sep 29, 2016

Very useful and helpful! Thank you Professor Waterman!

By Sylvie K

Apr 21, 2016

very clear and well designed course. excellent teacher

By Monir E

Feb 29, 2016

clear and specific, better teaching than my university

By Ernani H M J

May 04, 2019

Great course for an overview of statistical concepts!

By Lucas W

Mar 01, 2018

Good high level overview of basic models + regression

By Mahidhar

Aug 28, 2017

This is a best course to understand the fundamentals.

By Alexandr K

Feb 18, 2020

Easy and productivity for people technical education

By Arun P

Jun 11, 2018

Learner-friendly explanation with relatable examples

By Jeffreytang

Jul 27, 2017

Very helpful course!I learned a lot about modeling!