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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.


May 03, 2020

I've really think this course has helped me laying the foundations to approach building models that emulates reality. The content is well explained and the professor makes it simple yet important.

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By Vithu B

May 08, 2018

Really worth it for a finance & business professional

By Anurag A D

May 15, 2017

A good introductory course to Quantitative Modelling.

By 吴训彬

Dec 27, 2016

It's simple but could be a way to refresh my memory.

By NguyenTruongDong

Dec 03, 2017

Good lecturer, But the content is too simple & easy

By Huy N

Aug 12, 2017

Nice review of quantitative modeling fundamentals.

By Chris J

May 14, 2017

Great introduction. So much more to learn now!

By Sara R

Sep 23, 2017

Very useful to get an overview of the topic.

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 Narendra K S

Aug 30, 2019

Very well summarised and explained.

By Lee M K

Feb 10, 2017

Have certain degree of difficulty.

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 S

Mar 24, 2020

Good course for beginners.