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University of Pennsylvania

Finance & Quantitative Modeling for Analysts

University of Pennsylvania via Coursera Specialization


The role of an Analyst is dynamic, complex, and driven by a variety of skills. These skills range from a basic understanding of financial statement data and non-financial metrics that can be linked to financial performance, to a deeper dive into business and financial modeling. Analysts also utilize spreadsheet models, modeling techniques, and common investment analysis application as part of their toolkit to make informed financial decisions and investments. This multifaceted specialization will equip a learner who might be interested in entering the dynamic world of data and business analysis, and/or is interested gaining deeper technical knowledge in Finance and Quantitative Modeling. Starting from the fundamentals of quantitative modeling, you will learn how to put data to work by using spreadsheets and leverage spreadsheets as a powerful, accessible data analysis tool. You will also be introduced to the world of corporate finance, and gain a better understanding of finance fundamentals, including a variety of real-world situations spanning personal finance, corporate decision-making and financial intermediation.


Course 1: Fundamentals of Quantitative Modeling
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. How can you put data to work for you? Specifically, how can numbers in a spreadsheet tell us about ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Introduction to Spreadsheets and Models
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. The simple spreadsheet is one of the most powerful data analysis tools that exists, and it’s ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Financial Acumen for Non-Financial Managers
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. In this course, you’ll explore how financial statement data and non-financial metrics can be linked ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Introduction to Corporate Finance
- Offered by University of Pennsylvania. This course provides a brief introduction to the fundamentals of finance, emphasizing their ... Enroll for free.


Taught by

Christopher D. Ittner, Don Huesman, Michael R Roberts, Richard Lambert and Richard Waterman


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