After completing the Quantitative Finance class conducted by EDHED Business School, things rapidly went downhill for me as I tried to complete all the other courses in the same category. One tip: Never sign up for a course that has less than 4 stars on Coursera.

I tried to attempt a course obviously designed for folks who actively worked in trading algorithms. The explanation is not too bad, but the exercises made no sense within the context of the subject matter. We learnt logistics regression but the exercise was something totally different (called Tobit Regression), I followed the complainants who tried to solve the problem together but eventually decided to quit because copying code to pass an online exam is meaningless if you can’t apply what you learnt to an actual financial problem.

Generally, I don’t like to quit a learning program but given that I am constantly picking up new skills,