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Comentários e feedback de alunos de Modelos de Pensamento da instituição Universidade de Michigan

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Sobre o curso

We live in a complex world with diverse people, firms, and governments whose behaviors aggregate to produce novel, unexpected phenomena. We see political uprisings, market crashes, and a never ending array of social trends. How do we make sense of it? Models. Evidence shows that people who think with models consistently outperform those who don't. And, moreover people who think with lots of models outperform people who use only one. Why do models make us better thinkers? Models help us to better organize information - to make sense of that fire hose or hairball of data (choose your metaphor) available on the Internet. Models improve our abilities to make accurate forecasts. They help us make better decisions and adopt more effective strategies. They even can improve our ability to design institutions and procedures. In this class, I present a starter kit of models: I start with models of tipping points. I move on to cover models explain the wisdom of crowds, models that show why some countries are rich and some are poor, and models that help unpack the strategic decisions of firm and politicians. The models covered in this class provide a foundation for future social science classes, whether they be in economics, political science, business, or sociology. Mastering this material will give you a huge leg up in advanced courses. They also help you in life. Here's how the course will work. For each model, I present a short, easily digestible overview lecture. Then, I'll dig deeper. I'll go into the technical details of the model. Those technical lectures won't require calculus but be prepared for some algebra. For all the lectures, I'll offer some questions and we'll have quizzes and even a final exam. If you decide to do the deep dive, and take all the quizzes and the exam, you'll receive a Course Certificate. If you just decide to follow along for the introductory lectures to gain some exposure that's fine too. It's all free. And it's all here to help make you a better thinker!...

Melhores avaliações

AA
23 de Nov de 2020

very informative and insightful on how to use the various models at our disposal to take optimal decision. Also, was nostalgic to go back in time where these models were part of my university degree.

GK
24 de Fev de 2017

Great content and lectures, that possibly provides new dimensions to look/explain the situation in context, I guess I will comeback for references to continue with this journey in to 'Model Thinking'

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251 — 275 de 402 Avaliações para o Modelos de Pensamento

por Noha A A

8 de Out de 2016

Very informative and interesting!

por Xue, L

17 de Jun de 2018

great course, inspires me a lot

por Ricardo M d F

16 de Jul de 2017

Curso bem inovador, parabéns!!!

por Massimo Z

24 de Mai de 2017

Useful and well done.

Thank you

por 邱暉凱

1 de Set de 2020

It's great but a bit too easy

por Patrick P

2 de Ago de 2020

I wish I could take it again!

por Marko M

30 de Ago de 2018

Great and interesting course!

por Konstantinos M

20 de Mar de 2017

Probably my favourite course.

por Pete S

9 de Jul de 2016

Scott E Page is totally cool!

por Wael E

8 de Mai de 2016

Fantastic, I love this course

por Ludo A S

19 de Mar de 2019

Essential for everyday life!

por Rafia N

13 de Jan de 2016

This course is just amazing.

por Hasan R C

4 de Jul de 2019

Wonderful course,

Thank you.

por Aspasia L

14 de Dez de 2020

Just Excellent. Thank You!

por Pedro P

6 de Jun de 2017

Complete and very usefull.

por Muhamed A M S A ( D - B A

4 de Dez de 2020

think you for this course

por Panshul R

19 de Jun de 2020

Quizzes could be improved

por PALLAV N

10 de Jun de 2020

Excellent course by Scott

por conanar

6 de Dez de 2016

It really opened my mind.

por Mateusz S

10 de Dez de 2020

Well, learn the program!

por Alvin B

10 de Nov de 2020

This course is so great!

por For P R

15 de Ago de 2020

Interesting & Enjoyable

por 李勇

16 de Mai de 2018

An extraodinary course!

por YE Q

3 de Nov de 2017

非常值得学习的课程,对学术或者实践都大有裨益!

por Sinziana C

16 de Out de 2017

Great Course! Loved it!