Python for Finance


Duration: 2 days
Price: On request
Description:

This is a 1-on-1 Python course for people working in finance. It is an introduction to Python and prior programming experience in other languages 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 2 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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