Python and Alternative Data

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4 days
1,499.17 USD excl. VAT
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Course description

Python and Alternative Data

This online course specifically designed for those working with Python and alternative data.

Attendees will gain a new understanding of Python in relation to alternative data and how it may be beneficial in their organizations. Topics such as natural language processing in Python as well as an introduction to alternative data will be covered in-depth by our seasoned instructor.

Over the course of four days, delegates will have the opportunity to learn from our course instructor, Saeed Amen, the founder of Cuemacro. Saeed has previously worked at companies such as Nomura and Leham Brothers developing algorithmic trading strategies. Each day of this fully online training will comprise of a two hour presentation followed by an hour of tutorial. There will be plenty of opportunity for discussion and Q&A.

Join us to learn how alternative data can be beneficial and applicable for your organization.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who should attend?

  • Alternative data
  • Python
  • Natural language processing
  • Data analysis
  • Machine learning

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What will you learn?

  • An introduction to Python and alternative data
  • What makes alternative data different including challenges and legal aspects
  • Natural language processing in Python including use cases
  • How to work with large datasets in Python
  • Machine learning in alternative data
  • Smaller and larger dataset computation
  • Tutorial based applications

Training Course Content

Sessions include

  • Python primer for data analysis + Tutorial
  • Introduction to alternative data + Tutorial
  • Natural language processing in Python + Tutorial
  • Working with large datasets in Python + Tutorial

Course delivery details

Live Virtual training courses

Our live virtual training courses have been designed to engage and inspire you. Much more than a webinar, our approach includes:

  • Technical content compressed into 60-minute interactive sessions and spread out over two, three or four days
  • Facilitated collaboration including Q&A, interactive polling and group workshops
  • Live interaction with subject matter experts – get your questions answered in real time
  • Receive comprehensive course materials and supporting content from Risk.net to reinforce your learning
  • Stay connected with other learners and extend your network by joining our dedicated LinkedIn group for course participants

Why choose Risk Training

5,000+ Attendee's per year

500+ Companies per year

95% Satisfaction rate


Course pricing structure

  • Early bird rate (by June 4, 2021): USD $1299 / person
  • Standard rate (from June 5, 2021): USD $1799 / person
  • Group rate 3for2 (based on Standard rate): USD $1199 / person

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