Python Workshop for Finance and Investments 2024

Python Workshop for Finance and Investments 2024
This two-day course provides an introduction to Python for financial data analysis. Please note that this is a Zoom event.  Login information will be provided in the reminder email closer to the event Hosted by: Education Advisory Group

This course provides an introduction to Python for financial data analysis. Finance, Investment and Trading professionals will learn the skills to apply Python in their jobs. Throughout the course Python will be used to analyze various financial datasets.

Format: Two sessions of 3.5 hours each

Description Session 1: Introduction to Python - Tuesday, March 19, 2024

This hands-on course provides an introduction to Python for data analysis. We cover importing various types of data into Python, cleaning and processing data, and using basic analytical functions. We will cover Python programming concepts including data types, functions, and useful packages, with an emphasis on replicating analytics traditionally performed in Microsoft Excel. The course will be taught using Python and interactive web-based notebooks.
  
Attendees will leave with an understanding of how to use Python to work with data and perform analytics, as well as manipulating and creating output in Microsoft Excel.

Description Session 2: Python for Data Analysis - Wednesday, March 20, 2024
This hands-on tutorial provides exposure to performing complex analytical tasks and preparing data for modeling using Python. Using interactive examples, we address manipulation and handling of numerical, categorical, and time series data, as well as exploratory data analysis and visualization. The course will be taught using Python and interactive web-based notebooks.
  
Attendees will leave with the ability to manipulate, describe, explore, and visualize data using Python.
 

Prerequisites: None

Note: All relevant links will be sent before the course starts

Fee*:
Members - $515
Nonmembers - $600
Student Members - $150- Limited seats available
Corporate group of 2+ from the same firm: $415 (Call (312) 251-1301 or email info@cfachicago.org for discount)

Pricing cannot be split up to attend just 1 day – This is a 2 day class, no discounts for attending 1 day only
(Member pricing underwritten by CFA Society Chicago)


CFA Institute Qualified Activity: Eligible for 7 credit hours

Registration: Online

Agenda: Class starts promptly at 5:00 PM 
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Log in few minutes early to test video/audio/internet. On March 19 (first class) logon will be available starting at 4:30 PM should you need configuration assistance. Class will promptly begin at 5:00 PM. 
A reminder email will be sent out on March 18 with the Zoom link.  

Hosted by: Education Advisory Group



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