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    Online Course: Introduction To Data Science & Python for Finance | A Cognitir Workshop

    June 16, 2020 1:00 PM to June 18, 2020 4:30 PM  Add to Calendar

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    $20.00 CFA Atlanta Namebadge

    $519.00 Member Ticket | Advanced Registration Required
    $415.00 Earlybird rate before June 3

    $623.00 Guest Ticket | Advanced Registration Required
    $519.00 Earlybird rate before June 3

    The amount of data available to organizations and individuals is unprecedented. Financial services sectors, including securities & investment services and banking, have the most digital data stored per firm on average. Finance companies that want to maximize the use of this available data require professionals who have a keen understanding of data science and know-how to use it to solve meaningful business challenges.

    This two-day, hands-on course provides a structured teaching environment where attendees learn the Python programming language as a powerful tool to conduct robust data analyses on finance-related data sets. At the end of the workshop, course participants will have applied the Python programming language and essential data analysis techniques to practical programming exercises to gain experience solving challenging finance-related problems.

    Specific area in finance where data science skills acquired from this course can be effectively applied include sentiment analysis, advanced time series analysis, risk management, real-time pricing, and economic data analysis, customer segmentation analysis, and machine learning algorithm creation for financial technologies.

    No prior programming experience required.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Learn basic foundations in programming and data science
    • Receive an overview of state-of-the-art data science and machine learning methods
    • Discover how finance professionals can use data science to solve real-world problems
    • Understand the advantages of data science and specific analytical methods
    • Obtain hands-on Python programming experience
    • Understand effective data visualization techniques using Python
    • Ability to hit the ground running with executing core data tasks by the end of the course

     

    Who Should Attend?

    • Investment professionals
    • Quantitative traders
    • Event-driven fund managers
    • PE/VC investors
    • Traditional asset managers
    • Fintech entrepreneurs and/or product managers
    • FP&A and strategy professionals at corporations
    • PE portfolio company operators
    • Private wealth managers

     

    This online course will be delivered in two-parts on June 16  from 1 to 4:30 pm and June 18 from 1 to 4:30 pm.  

    This course serves as the next step of learning in sequence to the Intro to Python course. 

    This online course is Instructed by our training partner, Cognitir


    Cancellations, Substitution, and Refund Requests

    • Substitutions are welcome at any time

    • Cancelations must be made via email to [email protected] on or before five business days before the event

    • No refunds will be processed after 5 pm ET, five business days before the event

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