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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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AP

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.

NC

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 JIPENG

Mar 29, 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 13, 2017

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

By rao s a

Jun 08, 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 Sk A H

Jul 18, 2020

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

By CHANDAN K J

Jul 02, 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 06, 2018

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

By Mohammed A K

Nov 08, 2016

videos are very informative

English is very simple and easy to understand

By Ashwani K

Oct 07, 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 07, 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 07, 2017

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

By Aditi V

Jun 01, 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 08, 2020

introductory, can integrate more examples into the class materials

By Syed H T

Mar 16, 2020

TURNS OUT TO BE A LOT USEFULL IN PRACTICAL DECISION-MAKING PROCESS

By Blake E

Apr 14, 2020

Explanation of Examples could have been explained in more detail!