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Introduction To Data Science for Finance

Jan 16, 9:00 AM - Jan 17, 5:00 PM

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Introduction to Data Science for Finance

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 Course Goals and Overview:

The amount of data available to organizations and individuals is unprecedented. Financial services sectors, including securities & investment services and banking, have the most digital data stored per firm on average. Finance companies that want to maximize use of this available data require professionals who have a keen understanding of data science and know how to use it to solve meaningful business challenges...

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No prior programming experience required.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn basic foundations in programming and data science
  • Receive an overview of state-of-the-art data science and machine learning methods
  • Discover how finance professionals can use data science to solve real-world problems
  • Understand the advantages of data science and specific analytical methods
  • Obtain hands-on Python programming experience
  • Understand effective data visualization techniques using Python
  • Ability to hit the ground running with executing core data tasks by the end of the course

Who Should Attend?

  • Investment professionals
    • Quantitative traders
    • Event-driven fund managers
    • PE/VC investors
    • Traditional asset managers
  • Fintech entrepreneurs and/or product managers
  • FP&A and strategy professionals at corporations
  • PE portfolio company operators
  • Private wealth managers
  • Economists
  • IT and tech professionals at financial institutions
  • Management consultants

CFAW Holiday Party!

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25158027_1684902918256394_5061018077198744999_n.jpgAs in years past, CFA Society Washington, DC celebrated the holidays with a cheerful gathering at the City Club of Washington. Over 100 members came out to join in the festivities. The party was very lively as members connected with new and familiar faces, enjoyed holiday drinks, and gourmet oeurs d'oeurves. After a health dose of celebration and networking, the evening slowly wound down with several members leaving with a gift from CFAW.

Thank you to everyone who attended the holiday party, and Happy Holidays to all CFAW members!

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