Machine Learning in Finance

Sessions include explainability in machine learning, applying ML methods in risk management and implementing ML models

Join us for this online course designed specifically for those working in machine learning.

Attendees will gain a new understanding of how to approach machine learning within their organisation. Topics such as applying ML methods in risk management as well as implementing ML models will be covered in-depth by our seasoned instructor, Jesús Calderón. 

Over the course of four days, delegates will have the opportunity to learn from Jesús who is currently the managing director of Maclear Data Solutions. He has previously worked at financial institutions such as Scotiabank and PwC. This fully online training will comprise of two 60 minute engaging presentations per day including the opportunity for discussion and Q&A.

Join us to learn how to apply best practice approaches for machine learning within your organisation.

What will you learn?
  • Core components of the machine learning process and current applications of ML

  • Supervised learning models including Naïve Bayes and decision trees

  • How to apply machine learning methods in risk management

  • Neural nets and deep learning including other applications

  • Challenges and methods in anomaly detection

  • How to achieve explainability in machine learning for finance

  • Roles, tasks and skills necessary to implement machine learning models

Who should attend?

Relevant departments may include but are not limited to: 

  • Machine learning

  • Risk management

  • Portfolio management

  • Data science

  • Financial engineering

  • Quantitative analytics

  • Quantitative modelling

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

  • Implementing ML models

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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