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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


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.


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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por Karthikeyan S

28 de mar de 2016

Excellent course. Great professor. Really enjoying the course

por Mohamed Y

16 de fev de 2016

This is one of the best courses I have ever take in thinking.

por Jatin B

27 de jul de 2020

This was an amazing course. helped me learn a lot of models.

por stephenli

19 de fev de 2016

great course, interesting , many new perspective over worlds

por Mohammad A

27 de mai de 2020

Brilliant course. It will change the way you see the world!

por Aman

4 de mar de 2018

Great course! This can help you in making better decisions.

por Omprakash G G

27 de nov de 2015

Great breadth and appropriate depth facilitating easy grasp


5 de fev de 2016

Great course covering modeling techniques and perspective!

por Chen H Y

21 de nov de 2021

An excellent mind-opening experience!! Highly recommended

por Michael O

17 de out de 2017

Excellent exposition of a variety of mathematical models.

por Rifqi F

5 de set de 2020

Fantastic Course! Scientifically robust in a humble way

por Yeedubilli S

15 de mar de 2020

I learnt new things like how to see things in a new way

por Martin R

5 de dez de 2021

Very clear, well-explained, enjoyable and stimulating.

por Alvin L

17 de nov de 2020

Great course about using model to make better decision

por Abel

21 de jul de 2017

A impressive course that changed my perspective a lot!

por Monika K

27 de set de 2021

the course gives an overview of many different models

por Vijayshree M

15 de jan de 2020

Very Good course with right pace and challenge for me

por Hristo V

21 de set de 2017

Fantastic course! Really nice introduction to models!

por Dennis A

9 de jul de 2016

Presenter is excellent, subject matter is fascinating

por Sarah L F

16 de mar de 2020

This course allows you to see the world differently.

por Simon S

18 de fev de 2019

This is a very informative course, highly recommend!

por Seyed M H M

19 de mai de 2017

I learned alot and Got a grasp of some useful model

por Iaroslav F

20 de mar de 2016

I started to better understand stuff and processes.

por Dan F

2 de nov de 2018

I still refer back to this. Invaluable. Brilliant.

por Lau C

15 de abr de 2019

Very interesting and easy to follow. Thanks guys.