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Python for Finance Training

The financial industry has adopted Python at a tremendous rate recently, with some of the largest investment banks and hedge funds using it to build core trading and risk management systems. This Python Pandas for Finance training will teach you how to use Python and Pandas to model and solve real-world financial problems using Pandas, Python, and several open source tools that assist in various financial tasks such as stock market analysis.

The topics include

  1. Pandas Series
  2. Pandas Data Frame
  3. Pandas Time Series
  4. Collecting financial data from internet


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Course Code: M257

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We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule the course due to unforeseen circumstances. If the course is cancelled, we will refund 100% to participants.
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Course Details

Module 1 Overview of Numpy

  • What is Numpy?
  • 1D and 2D Array
  • Array Arithmetics
  • Special Functions
  • Math Functions
  • Selecting and Slicing Array Elements
  • Filtering Array Elements
  • Transforming Array
  • Statistics

Module 2 Pandas

  • Series
  • Data Frame
  • Selecting/Slicing Data
  • Import/Export Data - CSV, Excel, Internet
  • Filtering Data
  • Missing Data
  • Removing Duplicated Data
  • Joining Data from Different Sources
  • Transforming Data
  • Aggregating Data
  • Pandas Statistics

Module 3 Time Series

  • Trend & Seasonality
  • Time Range
  • Rolling Window

Module 4 Data Visualization

  • Overview of Matplotlib & Seaborn
  • Plot Types
  • Plot Attributes
  • Object Oriented Plots
  • Time Series Plot

Who Should Attend

  • Financial analysts who want to use Python Pandas for financial analysis
  • Stock analysts who want to use Python Pandas for stock analysis



This is a intermediate level course. The following prerequisite is assumed

Software Requirement

Pls download and install the following software prior to the class


Python Pandas TrainerAmir Othman is a software engineer by profession. Being educated in Bauhaus Universität Weimar and Hochschule Ulm, he brings experiences from different facades of the world.

With expertise in web technology, natural language processing and machine learning, he is a freelance data scientist. Some of his works include two international news aggregator and

He also holds an impressive port folio for data visualizations, primarily focusing on web based techniques.

Python Pandas TrainerKelvin Lim is well versed with latest software and hardware technologies. He excels in thinking strategically and proactive performance. With over 15 years of experience in web applications, business solutions and ERP, he is well-versed in translating business requirements into technical requirements. “Listen, Understand, Think & Act” has always been his philosophy in closing the gap between business and technology because he understands business as well as technology. Kelvin is passionate about technology and the potential of this growing industry. He keeps himself abreast with the latest state-of-art technology (cloud / on-premise) and is recognized for his practical solutions in solving complex issues.

Upon graduating from Tunku Abdul Rahman College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Campbell University, U.S., Kelvin has worked with a few multi-national companies such as Silverlake, Lafarge, Pharmaniaga, Johnson & Johnson & Fitness First.

  • More than 14 years of working experience in IT industry
  • More than 5 years of entrepreneurship skill
  • More than 6 years of experience in relationship management with business users from US, Australia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines & Malaysia 
  • More than 5 years of experience in project management including of system design, timeline management and technical proposal preparation
  • More than 5 years of experience in ERP specialized in Supply Chain
  • More than 6 years of experience in AS/400 RPG (as a programmer as well as a trainer)
  • More than 19 years of experience in Microsoft technologies, Ubuntu Linux technologies, Networking
  • More than 19 years of experience in Programming (specialized in PHP, AS/400 RPG & Visual Basic)
  • More than 7 years of experience in Joomla! projects management, development & implementation
  • More than 5 years of experience in Magento projects management, development & implementation

Python Pandas Trainer Jason Lim is native of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; studied Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics Program, University of London. Raised in a typical Chinese family with entrepreneurial business background that is involved in manufacturing and real estate development.

He worked as an Executive at the Asset and License Management Department in Standard Chartered, Malaysia; promoted to Data Analyst six months later. Later joined Tune Hotels Regional Services, a hotel management and hotel chain operator; served as Senior Revenue Executive. Served as Research Analyst with Wealth-X, a company that provides prospecting, intelligence and wealth due diligence on ultra-high net worth individuals.;

Thereafter served as Senior Data Analyst with Xchanging Malaysia, a joint venture between Xchanging and YTL Communications to develop and deliver enhanced mobile internet and cloud-based hosting offerings in Malaysia. Worked as Senior Data Analyst with GoQuO, a full service e-commerce solutions provider to airlines and OTAs. Currently serving as Senior Data Analyst at Malaysia, an property website in several Asian countries.

Community Organizer of Big Data Malaysia, a professional network for individuals with interest in all aspects of Big Data, and Member of the Founder Institute for Malaysian Chapter, the world’s largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program.

Python Pandas TrainerMuhammad Samer Sallam is a software engineering and data Scientist with more than 3 years’ experience in the field of machine learning/ deep learning. He has a great passion for data science, intelligent-seeming algorithms and web technologies to develop smart web products improving the human life. His interest led him to achieve comprehensive experiences in C#, Python, MATLAB, HTML & CSS, Javascript, and Mysql. His Work experiences are as below:

  • Control and Automation Engineer at Damascus International Airport,
  • Damascus (Syria) Research and Development Team Leader at Rachis Systems, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
  • Machine Learning Specialist in Abundent, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

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