Python: Basics to Advance

Python for Actuaries: Master the Language that Transforms Data into Calculated Solutions

Instructor: Kamal SardanaLanguage: English

Syllabus

About the Course

Understand the basics of Python programming

Learn the fundamental concepts of Python programming, including variables, data types, control statements, loops, functions and modules.

Master advanced Python programming concepts

Learn Object Oriented Programming and projects based on it such as cashflow modelling and sensitivity testing.

Hands on examples and practical projects

Learn by doing with hands-on examples and practical projects that reinforce your learning and build your skills.

Suitable for beginners and experienced programmers

This course is designed to cater to both beginners and experienced programmers who want to learn python programming or improve their skills.

Build your own Python applications

Learn how to build real-world applications using Python programming and put your skills to use.

Get certified

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About the course

Welcome to our comprehensive Python course specifically tailored for finance professionals and actuaries. This course is meticulously designed to equip you with essential coding skills and practical applications that directly enhance your work in the financial and actuarial domains.

Throughout the course, we will cover a wide range of topics, starting with the fundamentals of Python, including data types, loops, conditional statements, functions, and advanced concepts such as map, filter, lambda, and args. You will develop a strong foundation in Python programming, enabling you to efficiently manipulate and analyze data.

Building upon this foundation, we delve into essential libraries extensively used in the finance and actuarial fields, including Numpy, Pandas, Matplotlib, and XLwings. You will learn how to leverage these libraries to perform complex data analysis, visualization, and integration with Excel, streamlining your workflow and enhancing your analytical capabilities.

Next, we delve into the world of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP), a fundamental paradigm in software development. You will grasp the concepts of classes, objects, inheritance, and polymorphism, enabling you to design and implement efficient, modular, and reusable code.

To reinforce your learning and bridge the gap between theory and practice, we have meticulously curated a series of seven real-world projects that are highly relevant for actuaries and finance professionals. These projects encompass crucial concepts such as automating Excel processes, cashflow modeling, sensitivity testing, and stochastic modeling. By working on these projects, you will gain hands-on experience in applying Python to solve practical challenges encountered in your day-to-day work.

By the end of this course, you will emerge as a proficient Python programmer equipped with the tools and knowledge to leverage Python effectively in the finance and actuarial realms. Join us on this transformative journey and unlock the power of Python for your professional growth and success.

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