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.
for the beginer like me i have experience in banking of 8 years still for me this fundamentals are new specially quantitative modelling.Kindly provide banking related examples in here too.\n\nthanks
von Rubén M F•
Great explanations provided by Prof. Waterman, however for the price of this course (in my view quite expensive) the materials available are quite poor (e.g. the formulas shown in the pdf slides are a mess, not a mathematical summary, etc), and the level of the quizzes is very basic. I would have expected much more from a course coming from Whaton.
von Saman K•
I liked the course because of its format and material. Basically it was comprehensive.
I did not like the presentation and lack of practical examples. I had to force myself to concentrate at times and search other sources for more detailed insight.
von nikhil c•
Its good for the starters but touches very few and very basic concepts. No offense, but the professor could have made it much more interaction by making the better slights he would just read values without even using markers
von Nadine F•
I love this subject, but the way it was taught here was extremely boring and hard to follow/focus. I took it this class at NYU for grad school (higher level), so I was just looking to refresh and almost died.
von Michael S•
Really superficial overview, I suppose it's good for just familiarizing oneself with assigning the appropriate model, but to shallow for any real carry over to the real world.
von Davide B•
It is very easy and somehow less impacting on real business problem. I hope this Microdegree will get into some kind of complexity otherwise will remain high school level.
von Savannah B•
If you have taken a statistics course in the past, this course is not super useful besides understanding which models are used for specific business problems.
von Leah M•
Explanations not clear. Difficult to follow equations in slides (variables and equations are not repeated from slide to slide).
von Abhishek T G•
Personally, did not like the pace of the course. The course can be a bit more interesting with real-life case studies.
von Andrey V•
Just the basics. No concrete explanations of models. You have to study them on your own.
von Deleted A•
Very basic and the lectures are short in duration. Not what I expected from this course.
von Mohammed A O•
Too difficult for a beginner, lecture fails to reach to the main point directly
von Tasneem N E•
Professor didn't communicate the material in a way that was easy to understand
von Alia s•
at some point it was a little bit complicated for me
A first year undergraduate student can pass this
Really theoretical and not detailed
von Rob B•
I do not intend this to be mean, but I could not listen to Richard Waterman. I am British and I understand that Richard was born in the UK but spent a great many years in the US. If he had a BritiI really struggled to listen to him as his accent crosses the Atlantic several times a sentence. I found I couldn't listen to WHAT he was saying because I was so distracted by HOW he was saying it. I am sorry, there is probably nothing that he can do about it and the course looked very interesting but I simply could not bring myself to continue.
von Laura P•
Beware of Coursera and the $49 charges. I found that I am being charged $49 per month for each class that I signed up for. The $49 charges continue FOREVER, long the classes have been completed. When the credit card expired, I was kicked out of the class that I was in the middle of without warning. I am unable to reach anyone at Coursera to attempt to resolve the problems.
von Bryce M•
This is pure statistics, not exactly financial modeling like the course it belongs to. Also, the lecturer speeds through concepts. You should already be familiar with statistics so that you don't have to rely on the speaker's explanations.
von Matheus V•
I thought that course was more specific. I will expect more applications examples.
von Shaina K•
It's too easy ... I can learn this on google.
von xiaoyan y•
boring, it doesn't like other quants course.
von pierre r•
bof, pas assez concret pour mon travail
von Swaroop k•
worst app for studying
von Winthrop Y•
Locked quizzes :(