Python for Finance


Duration: 3 days
Price: €645,- (excl. VAT) per person
Description:

This Python course is for people working in finance. It is an introduction to Python and prior programming experience is not required. The program resembles the Python for beginners course, but the setup will be slightly different (accommodating the time schedule for traders). The skills you will learn are relevant for any role within financial institutions and can help you to increase your productivity. The 3 days include time to work on assignments, so you don't have to worry about extra homework.

Learning objectives
  • Learn the basics of programming with Python
  • Work with Python on your own laptop
  • Develop code in Jupyter Notebooks
  • Work with open source packages
  • Make API calls
  • Work with real world datasets
  • Troubleshooting & debugging
Topics
  • Data Types
  • Data Collections
  • For & While Loops
  • Conditionals
  • Functions
  • Handling Files
  • Dates and Time
  • Modules & Packages
  • Error handling
  • Debugging
  • API calls
  • CSV & JSON data
  • The "pandas" package
Prerequisites

Participants will be asked to bring their own laptop, with Anaconda installed. Installation instructions will be send ahead of the course.




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