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Machine Learning for Finance - Python Fundamentals

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CFI has partnered with Machine Learning Edge to bring to you a unique course on the foundations of Python for finance professionals. This course will utilize your Excel knowledge to learn Python in an intuitive and easy way!

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Online Machine Learning for Finance - Python Fundamentals by CFI

 

Online Machine Learning for Finance - Python Fundamentals by CFI

 

Key concepts the course is going to cover are:

  • How to set-up Anaconda and Jupyter Notebooks for Python
  • Python Native Data Types (Strings, Booleans, Integers, Lists, Tuples, and Sets)
  • Input/output formatting
  • How to build custom functions
  • For loops and conditional logic
  • Using the Numpy and Pandas Package
     

Online Machine Learning for Finance - Python Fundamentals by CFI

 

Python Fundamentals - Learning Objectives:

This Python Fundamentals course will demonstrate the foundations of Python programming and how it is used in the finance industry. Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Write and execute basic Python code to perform advanced calculation, generate outputs, create variables, abstract from data, etc.
  • Create and manipulate important data structures such as lists, tuples, sets, and dictionaries
  • Use for loops and conditional logic to create your own custom functions
  • Import external packages including NumPy and Pandas
  • Generate random integers and samples
  • Filter, segment, and summarize data

 

Online Machine Learning for Finance - Python Fundamentals by CFI

 

NumPy and Pandas:

The course will teach you how to import and use the NumPy and Pandas package. Learn how to access .csv and .xlxs files in Python, how to filter data with Boolean Masks, how to create indicator variables with .astype(), how to manipulate arrays in the NumPy packages. This is an applied course so every concept that is covered will have applied examples so you can try it yourself! 

 

Online Machine Learning for Finance - Python Fundamentals by CFI

 

Who Should Take This Python Fundamentals Course?

This Python course is for finance professionals and is perfect for beginners who are new to programming and want to learn the foundations of Python. This is the first step in your journey of comprehending machine learning. It is designed for professionals in sales and trading, investment banking, capital markets, asset management, treasury management, corporate development, FP&A, or students working towards a career in these areas.

 

Online Machine Learning for Finance - Python Fundamentals by CFI

 

Machine Learning for Finance Program:

The Python Fundamentals course is the first of two courses in the Machine Learning for Finance program provided by CFI and Machine Learning Edge. This program will teach you how to use machine learning to solve real-world problems in finance and investing. The projects you’ll complete are modeled after real, patented algorithms that are being used today to advise Fortune 500 companies on investment banking and capital market decisions.

By the end of the program, you’ll be able to recognize opportunities to solve problems using machine learning in your immediate environment. You will be able to determine the best type of machine learning algorithms for any problem. And you will be able to design original applications using machine learning algorithms such as regression algorithms, and classification algorithms.

We will be launching the second course: Applied Machine Learning Algorithms in the upcoming months!

 

What You'll Learn:

  • Introduction to Python
  • Python Objects
  • Custom Functions, For Loops, and Conditional Logic
  • Numpy
  • Pandas
  • Qualified Assessment
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Corporate Finance Institute® (CFI) is a leading global provider of online financial modeling and valuation courses. Since 2016, CFI’s programs and certifications have been delivered to over 500,000 individuals at top universities, investment banks, accounting firms, and operating companies around the world.

Our mission is to help anyone become a world-class financial analyst.

The modern financial analyst requires a well-rounded skill set that takes time to acquire. Some of the skills are developed in university, some are developed on the job, and some of the skills come from experience and developing a strong business intuition. At CFI, we combine all three skill sets — theory, application, and intuition — into a condensed, self-paced program that can be taken anytime, anywhere.

Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® Program

CFI is the official global provider of the Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® designation.

This intensive program is delivered to aspiring finance professionals around the world who want to become world-class financial analysts.

We pledge 1% to global education.

We believe that everyone in the world should have equal access to high-quality education.

For every course and product we sell, we’re proud to donate 1% of our profit to charities that support global education.

Practical Courses and Training

CFI courses give you practical skills, templates, and tools to move up the finance ladder. We pick up where business school leaves off to teach you on-the-job aspects of corporate finance, investment banking, corporate development, FP&A, treasury, accounting, and more.

CFI courses are taught by professional wall street trainers, who have been teaching classes for new hires at global investment banks for over twenty years.

Corporate Clients

CFI’s Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® was designed based on over 20 years of financial analyst training experience delivered by our instructors at large global banks and institutions such as BlackRock, Credit Suisse, HSBC, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, Bank of America, Citi, and more.

History and Background of CFI

CFI was founded in 2016 in partnership with MDA Training, a financial training and development company with over 20 years of experience delivering intensive multi-week training programs at global investment banks and financial institutions.

At CFI, we pride ourselves on offering the best online courses and training for financial modeling, valuation, and other corporate finance topics.

CFI's headquarters are in Vancouver, Canada.

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