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Finance and Quantitative Modeling for Analysts

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About

This Finance and Quantitative Modeling for Analysts Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Pennsylvania 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.

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Overview

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.

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.

Skills after the Finance and Quantitative Modeling for Analysts Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Pennsylvania 

  • Financial Modeling
  • Corporate Finance
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Modeling
  • Linear Regression
  • Probabilistic Models

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamentals of Quantitative Modeling
  • Spreadsheets and Models
  • Financial Acumen for Non-Financial Managers
  • Corporate Finance

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 4 months
    • 2 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner Level

  • No prior experience required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 4 months.

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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