04-06-2019 Introduction to Python - April 2019

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Saturday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 
Location: Online Course
 
Instructor: TBA
 
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Morning Session
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: Lunch Break 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Afternoon Session
 
Dress: Casual
   
 
Add to Calendar 04/06/2019 9:00 AM 04/06/2019 5:00 PM America/Los_Angeles Introduction to Python - Online Course - April 2019 This one­-day, online course provides a structured teaching environment where students learn classic data science methods, which are used as the bases for many financial technologies. At the end of the workshop, course participants will have applied the Python programming language and essential data science techniques to solve complex finance problems. Online CFALA info@cfala.org false MM/DD/YYYY
An Education Committee Sponsored Event - Part of the Cognitir Tech Skills Training Programming Track

Overview

Python is an extremely powerful general-purpose programming language. It is used for data science and machine learning projects, web development, and software development. Given the ubiquitous use of Python for a variety of tasks as well as its global support, it has become one of the world's most popular languages - up there with Java, C, and C++.

In this introductory training, participants will build a core foundation in the Python programming language and how to use it for various projects. This is a hands-on course where attendees will be in development environments used by practitioners and actively programming. The course concludes with a hands-on project that cohesively ties together all the covered concepts.

Attendees can use either a Mac or Windows computer for this workshop.

What This Course Offers
  • A solid Python foundation
  • Hands­-on Python programming experience
  • Introduction to GUIs
  • Overview of different development environments/li>
  • Overview of popular Python libraries
  • Course notes, certificate of completion, post-seminar email support for 3 months, and post-seminar access to webinar recording for 3 months
  • An engaging and practical training approach with a qualified instructor with relevant technical, business, and educational experiences
Who Is This Course For:

This class is relevant for business, finance, and non-business professionals who want to learn Python for data science & machine learning projects, web development, software development, and product management. The business professionals who would most benefit from taking our course include: finance, marketing/advertising, corporate strategy, corporate development, VC/PE, business intelligence, and operations professionals in corporations as well as management consultants and entrepreneurs. Non-business professionals who would benefit from taking this training include professionals in: law, medicine, politics, public health, public policy, and sports analytics.

Prerequisites:
None

Course Curriculum and Contact Information
Early Registration Fees (until March 30th)
$399 (Members) | $499 (Non-Member)
 
Registration Fees
$499 (Members) | $599 (Non-Member)
 
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Payment Information
We accept the following:

If you prefer to pay by check please email info@cfala.org and request to pay by check. Your registration will be completed manually and you will receive an email confirmation.

Mail check to: 
CFA Society of Los Angeles, 520 S. Grand Ave, Suite 655, Los Angeles CA 90071.

*Credit card payments will only be accepted through the secure online registration, and not by phone or email.

Cancellations
Enrollee cancellations must be made in writing and received at least 5 business days before the first day of class. All cancellations will incur a $30.00 processing fee. If enrollment is canceled after the 5-day deadline, a 50% cancellation fee will be charged.
Chair: 
Rama Malladi, CFA
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