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Investment Analytics & Data Visualization with "R"

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Investment Analytics & Data Visualization with "R"
26 & 27 August 2019
​Trainer: Mark C. Hoogendijk, CFA

Eligible for FTS (from IBF)
Programme code - P190621WLD
This workshop is eligible for 14 CE and CPD hours


This 2 day hands-on training will provide the participants with a solid foundation for investment analytics and data visualization in the open source software R, one of the fastest growing open source communities worldwide and one of the most popular programming languages for Data Science. 

The course will give the participants valuable insights into downloading financial data directly into R, executing Performance & Risk Analytics for large datasets (beyond 1000 stocks) and running Technical & Fundamental Data Analysis with the same datasets, directly leading to captivating visuals & compelling Market/Risk Dashboards. No coding experience is required. All asset classes are covered,  

Participants will also have the opportunity to see how R connects directly to different data sources via API's. The course is an introductory level course for R and a great opportunity for increasing ones understanding of Investment Analytics while gaining knowledge of the Data Science world.  All code will be shared and provided to the participants.

Full overview of available online materials will be shared too. Including an overview of financial packages to be used for further Investment Analytics, including Derivatives Pricing. 

Participants are required to bring their laptop / notebook. Installation guidelines for R & RStudio will be provided before the course commences​

Course Fee:

CFA Society Singapore member price : S$1,580* (Early Bird fee) / S$1,780*(Standard fee)

Non-member price : S$1,780* (Early Bird fee) / S$1,980* (Standard fee)

Early bird fee valid till 5 August 2019

* Prices before 7% GST

* 10% off Group Discount available


•Registration will only be confirmed upon receipt of the registration form and full payment.
•No cash payment will be accepted for on-site registration.
•If any registered participant is unable to attend, a replacement is welcome, but a top-up may apply depending on the
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The Global Passport Program allows members of participating CFA societies to attend each other's society events at the local member price​

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Society; Educational; Featured

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Start Time

8/26/2019 8:30

End Time

8/27/2019 17:30





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Asia Pacific

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Mark C. Hoogendijk

CE Credits


SER Credit




Member Price

S$1,580 (Early-bird fee) / S$1,780 (Standard fee)

Non-Member Price

S$1,780 (Early-bird fee) / S$1,980 (Standard fee)

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26 & 27 August 2019



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