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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....


15. Juni 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.

30. Juli 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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von Ardavan S

12. Apr. 2020

I already knew most of the topics taught.


8. Apr. 2020

Could have added more about monte carlo

von Watabe

6. März 2016

please improve hand-out for self study.

von Lokesh M

13. Juli 2020

Good and nice Analysis of each model

von Jeff K

12. März 2016

A little too basic, but still good.

von Zhao y

22. Juni 2017

Review of simple high school math

von Mike B

14. Dez. 2016

Way, way too basic and hand wavy.

von Handong D B

26. Juli 2016

the lecturer is kind of boring

von Krishna M R

30. Dez. 2017

This course is for beginners

von Sahaj P

1. Nov. 2020

Could be more illustrious.

von Syed M H A

17. Jan. 2018





















von Shraman G

13. Okt. 2016

Basic but informative

von Apurva D

10. Aug. 2017

Good but too easy

von Sven P B

2. Nov. 2020

Very basic

von weihaochai

28. Juli 2018

too simple

von Ng C

16. Dez. 2017

very basic

von Sahainaj B

7. Okt. 2020


von Marta

19. März 2017

The student needed to have a good foundation of statistics and high levels of math to be able to follow the class. I have not taken statistics or trigonometry in many years so I struggled. I would have benefited greatly if there were more examples of how to calculate the models, including the calculations part of it. The professor did not do that and that got me wondering (not knowing) how to calculate the formulas. I think if I had seen a few examples, it would have been enough to understand and keep up.

So, more step-by-step instructions on the mechanics of formulas, would be my biggest recommendation.

But the professor did a superb job explaining the concepts, and showcasing some industry applications of the models.

Thank you for asking.

von Rubén M F

27. Feb. 2016

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

3. März 2016

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

11. März 2017

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

2. Mai 2020

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

24. März 2016

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

10. Mai 2016

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.