This two-day course introduces the Python language, which is rapidly becoming one of the most popular languages for financial applications. This course provides an introduction to Python for financial data analysis. Finance, Investment and Trading professionals will learn the skills to apply Python in their jobs. Throughout the course Python will be used to analyze various financial datasets. This workshop will be presented over two sessions at 3.5 hours each.
Session 1: Introduction to Python - Wednesday, April 28, 2021
This hands-on course provides an introduction to Python for data analysis. We cover importing various types of data into Python, cleaning and processing data, and using basic analytical functions. We will cover Python programming concepts including data types, functions, and useful packages, with an emphasis on replicating analytics traditionally performed in Microsoft Excel. The course will be taught using Python and interactive web-based notebooks. Attendees will leave with an understanding of how to use Python to work with data and perform analytics, as well as manipulating and creating output in Microsoft Excel.
Session 2: Python for Data Analysis - Thursday, April 29, 2021
This hands-on tutorial provides exposure to performing complex analytical tasks and preparing data for modeling using Python. Using interactive examples, we address manipulation and handling of numerical, categorical, and time series data, as well as exploratory data analysis and visualization. The course will be taught using Python and interactive web-based notebooks.
Attendees will leave with the ability to manipulate, describe, explore, and visualize data using Python.
This event is offered in partnership with Metis a Kaplan company.