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Introduction To Data Science & Python for Finance

Event Description

 
 
Tuesday, June 16 and Thursday, June 18
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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. 
 
This two-day, hands-on course provides a structured teaching environment where attendees learn the Python programming language as a powerful tool to conduct robust data analyses on finance-related data sets. At the end of the workshop, course participants will have applied the Python programming language and essential data analysis techniques to practical programming exercises to gain experience solving challenging finance-related problems.
 
Specific area in finance where data science skills acquired from this course can be effectively applied include: sentiment analysis, advanced time series analysis, risk management, real-time pricing and economic data analysis, customer segmentation analysis, and machine learning algorithm creation for financial technologies.
 
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.
Registration:
 
CFAP Members:  $529.00
Non-Members:  $623.00

Click here to register.

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Start Time

6/16/2020 1:00 PM

End Time

6/18/2020 4:30 PM

Event City

Online

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Registration

Registration:
 
CFAP Members:  $529.00
Non-Members:  $623.00
 
Early Bird Special:
 
CFAP Members:  $415.00
Non-Members:  $519.00
 
Early Bird Registration ends May 27.
 
Click here to register.

All Day Event

 

Recurrence

Every 2 day(s)

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Event Link

Introduction To Python for Finance

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Event Short Info

This two-day, hands-on course provides a structured teaching environment where attendees learn the Python programming language as a powerful tool to conduct robust data analyses on finance-related data sets.

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Created at 5/19/2020 12:42 PM by lkong@cfaphil.org
Last modified at 6/8/2020 6:35 PM by lkong@cfaphil.org