Machine Learning in Finance

Understand how to practically implement machine learning models in your organisation

This online course will provide attendees with a practical understanding of machine learning applications by exploring key theories, models and more advanced tools in machine learning solutions.

Delivered through engaging 60-minute sessions this course will feature examples of the practical applications of machine learning which can help you to extract real value from this technology to meet your business objectives. 

The course will be led by subject matter expert Jesus Calderon; featuring in-depth and interactive presentations covering topics such as neural nets, deep learning, reinforcement learning and explainability. 

There will be opportunities throughout the course to receive guidance on your specific learning objectives from the course tutor and engage in discussion with other attendees. 

What will you learn?
  • Gain a comprehensive introduction to machine learning models, their applications in finance and regulatory implications 

  • Receive guidance to develop a robust roadmap for implementing machine learning models

  • Understand how to achieve explainability in machine learning 

  • In-depth insights into neural nets and deep learning

  • Gain a thorough understanding of unsupervised methods and reinforcement learning

  • Understand the challenges of anomaly detection

Who should attend?

Relevant departments may include but are not limited to: 

  • Quantitative finance

  • Derivative pricing 

  • Model risk 

  • Model validation 

  • Regulators and compliance  

  • Data science

Sessions include
  • Introduction to machine learning and financial applications

  • Supervised learning models

  • Applying ML methods in risk management

  • Neural nets and deep learning

  • Unsupervised methods and reinforcement learning

  • Anomaly detection

  • Explainability in machine learning

  • Regulatory implications of machine learning

  • Implementing ML models: a roadmap

Pricing options

We offer flexible pricing options for this course:

  • Early bird rates - save up to $500

  • Group booking rate - save over $1500

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Jesús Calderón

Managing director

Maclear Data Solutions

Jesús Calderón advises Canadian and international clients in the financial services and energy industries on the implementation of data-driven solutions for risk management in  banking, insurance, capital markets, and energy trading, as well as anti-money laundering and regulatory activities. Jesús has over twelve years of experience in risk management, internal audit, and fraud investigations, where he has specialized in the application of data science and machine learning methods to optimize risk control activities and examinations.

Live Virtual training courses


Our live virtual training courses have been designed to engage and inspire you. Much more than a webinar, our approach includes:

  • Technical content compressed into 60-minute interactive sessions and spread out over two, three or four days

  • Facilitated collaboration including Q&A, interactive polling and group workshops

  • Live interaction with subject matter experts – get your questions answered in real time

  • Receive comprehensive course materials and supporting content from to reinforce your learning

  • Stay connected with other learners and extend your network by joining our dedicated LinkedIn group for course participants

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