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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 Syed H T

Mar 16, 2020


By Blake E

Apr 14, 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 Bintang A S

Apr 16, 2016

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

By Dhananjay C

Jun 03, 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 09, 2016

Would it be possible to explain interdependent models as well?

By Tiffany S T L

Jun 22, 2019

Good introduction course that is understandable and concise.

By Ubaid U R

Mar 09, 2017

Great course for the Business Maths and Statistics Students.

By sharan j g

Jul 26, 2020

Very good course. Could have included a few more problems.

By Malak a

Dec 13, 2016

Iam learn very useful think about a quantitative modeling

By Chelsea Z

Jan 23, 2018

It would be better if the class become more interesting.


Apr 16, 2020

Brief and concise . Overall great learning opportunity.

By Caio C L

Apr 26, 2018

It could go a bit more deeper to the math and examples.

By Sri S

Aug 04, 2020

assignment answers must be provided with explanations

By abhishek t

Apr 18, 2020

but must have given a deep idea about the regression.

By James W

Jun 15, 2019

Very beginner level but concepts were well explained.

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.