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About the Course

Useful quantitative models help you to make informed decisions both in situations in which the factors affecting your decision are clear, as well as in situations in which some important factors are not clear at all. In this course, you can learn how to create quantitative models to reflect complex realities, and how to include in your model elements of risk and uncertainty. You’ll also learn the methods for creating predictive models for identifying optimal choices; and how those choices change in response to changes in the model’s assumptions. You’ll also learn the basics of the measurement and management of risk. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to build your own models with your own data, so that you can begin making data-informed decisions. You’ll also be prepared for the next course in the Specialization....

Top reviews

JN

Apr 13, 2018

covers good amount of material and exactly what is in the outline, presented with enough detail to follow. Good walk-through of the spreadsheets helps understanding, easy to follow along and practice.

LC

Dec 19, 2016

Material was very well presented. Week 3 was challenging, but taking time to print out the slides, work through them rigorously proved very helpful. I found all sections very, very informative.

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By Dimitar P

Oct 23, 2018

A very useful course mainly because it shows to its audience a way of thinking

By Ashish k j

Feb 02, 2019

So nice it provide concept how to deals with the risk associated with market.

By Mohammad I

Jan 18, 2018

Amazing professors helped me to understand the concepts in a much better way

By Guo Q L

Nov 02, 2017

Revisited the course from time to time. Good lesson for data analysis work.

By Mthokozisi C M

Jul 08, 2017

it was the most difficult and demanding so far, but i really did enjoy it.

By Sergio D

Feb 10, 2018

Great Course. Some problems faced with my Excel Analysis Toolpack on Mac.

By CHANDAN K

Jun 23, 2016

It is great.Teaches how it can be actually done in Excel without SAS & R.

By Brenton M

May 11, 2017

Great course to get into the actual uncertainty of modeling risk/reward.

By Donny

May 27, 2020

This course is very insightful, but week 3 is a bit hard to understand.

By Jonathan G

Jul 13, 2016

Re-watching these videos months after completing the course! Fantastic!

By Saikrishna E

Mar 30, 2020

This course is informative and useful. I thoroughly enjoyed learning.

By Renee M

Jul 09, 2020

So far, this has been the best course that I have taken on Coursera.

By Akshay S

Apr 28, 2020

this module should be the benchmark of how online teaching should be

By Frank-Nelson M

Apr 11, 2020

Learned some valuable concepts about modeling risk and uncertainty.

By ricardo h

Sep 27, 2019

Very useful course, on point knowledge and examples. Very didactic.

By Vishesh K

Sep 23, 2017

Great explanation style of both the professors. Highly recommended.

By Rasul Y

Oct 28, 2016

Loved this course. Very much related to real life case scenarios.

By Zhongyuan Z

Feb 22, 2019

Crystal clear! Very helpful! I love the slides and excel sheets!

By Rigoberto L R

Apr 30, 2020

excellent course and instructors, easy to follow and understand

By Tze M H

Aug 30, 2017

Very useful for people are learning simulation or optimization.

By Meghna S M

May 04, 2020

I loved this course. It was so challenging and yet so precise.

By Michael V H

Jun 25, 2020

Great course. Fascinating material and well created examples.

By Carlos J B M

Apr 03, 2020

Very satisfied with the course. Excellent teachers as always.

By Jan B

Mar 22, 2020

A simple but great introduction into statistical modeling.

By Arti R G

Aug 21, 2017

Excellent course! very well taught by both the instructors