Essentials of Python in Finance

This online training course will show attendees how to code in Python, making them familiar with basic concepts such as data structures and the Python standard library.

This online training course will show attendees how to code in Python, making them familiar with basic concepts such as data structures and the Python standard library.

Further sessions will discuss how to conduct data analysis using libraries such as Pandas, and Scikit-learn. The course will provide use cases, including how to backtest trading strategies in Python, how to create web dashboards for financial analysis, Excel add-ins using Python. 

Expert Trainer

Our expert trainer is an Executive Director at a global financial services company with over 16 years of extensive experience in Python, Machine Learning and data science, including delivering industrial training to multinational banks and service providers.

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What will you learn?
  • The basic concepts in Python and the standard Python library
  • Using data analysis libraries like Pandas and NumPy
  • Using visualisation libraries like Matplotlib and Plotly
  • How to build basic trading strategies and backtest them in Python 
  • How to access market data in Python from sources such as Blomberg and Quandl  
  • Creating Python based web dashboards to display market analytics 
  • Making Excel add-ins using Python 
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Who should attend

Relevant departments may include but are not limited to: 

  • Data science 
  • Trading desk 
  • Risk management 
  • Portfolio management 
  • Middle office 
  • Data scientists

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 Risk.net to reinforce your learning

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

CPD and CPE Accreditation

 

CPD Accreditation

This course is CPD (Continued Professional Development) accredited and will allow you to earn up to 8 credits. One credit is awarded for every hour of learning at the event.

CPE Accreditation

This course is CPE (Continuing Professional Education) accredited and will allow you to earn up to 8 credits. One credit is awarded for every hour of learning at the event in accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

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E-Learning

Risk Training’s self-paced E-Learning platform offers Essentials of Operational Risk programme, plus more topics to come soon.
 

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