NEXT COHORT STARTS: Tuesday 1st October 2019

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MLI Online Resource Library

Prior to the start of the MLI students are given access to our online resource in preparation for the certificate.
  • Python Primer for Data Science. Presented by Nikolaos Aletras, Lecturer at The University of Sheffield
  • Python for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Workshop. Presented by Paul Bilokon: Founder, CEO, Thalesians & Senior Quantitative Consultant, BNP Paribas
  • Maths Primer Refresher Material: For each topic (Linear Algebra, Optimization, Probability & Statistics), there will be a specific quiz to test initial background knowledge. We recommend that you first attempt answering the quiz exercises without looking at any material.

Additional MLI Learning Resource:

  • Big Data, High-Frequency Data, and Machine Learning with kdb+/q Workshop. Presented by Paul Bilokon: Founder, CEO, Thalesians & Senior Quantitative Consultant, BNP Paribas.

Python Primers: 

Python for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

Date: Tuesday 17th September 2019

Live and Online: 09.00 – 17.00

  • Paul Bilokon: Founder, CEO, Thalesians & Senior Quantitative Consultant, BNP Paribas

Advanced Python Features and Putting them to use in Practice

High Performance Python

Date: Tuesday 24th September 2019

Live and Online: 09.00 – 17.00

  • Paul Bilokon: Founder, CEO, Thalesians & Senior Quantitative Consultant, BNP Paribas
  • Mike Croucher: Technical Evangelist, NAG (Numerical Algorithms Group)

Final Examination: 

Examination preparation lecture: Tuesday 7th April 2020

Examination date: Tuesday 21st April 2020

Candidates will sit a formal 3-hour examination on a laptop. The exam is held in London for UK students and using our global network of examination centres for overseas students.

Final Project:

DATE: Friday 22nd May 2020

At the end of the programme, candidates apply the theoretical and practical skills acquired to a real world application within the financial services industry.

The assessment will take into account the quality and the originality of the work as well as the clarity of its presentation.