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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 TheSovereignIndividual

Apr 13, 2020

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

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 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 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 Mike B

Dec 14, 2016

Way, way too basic and hand wavy.

By Handong D B

Jul 26, 2016

the lecturer is kind of boring

By Krishna M R

Dec 30, 2017

This course is for beginners

By Sahaj P

Nov 1, 2020

Could be more illustrious.

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By Shraman G

Oct 13, 2016

Basic but informative

By Suraj G

Jan 27, 2021

no solved example

By Apurva D

Aug 10, 2017

Good but too easy

By Sven P B

Nov 2, 2020

Very basic

By weihaochai

Jul 28, 2018

too simple