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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.

  • 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.
  • Python Primer for Data Science. Presented by Nikolaos Aletras, Lecturer at The University of Sheffield
  • Recorded Primer: Python for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. Presented by Paul Bilokon: Founder, CEO, Thalesians & Senior Quantitative Consultant, BNP Paribas
  • Recorded Primer: Advanced Python Techniques. Presented by Paul Bilokon: Founder, CEO, Thalesians & Senior Quantitative Consultant, BNP Paribas

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.
  • Big Data and High-Frequency Data 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 13th April 2021

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: Thursday 15th April 2021

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 2nd November 2021

Examination date: Tuesday 16th November 2021

  • Candidates will sit a formal examination on a computer. The exam is taken online by students globally.

Final Project:

DATE: Friday 17th December 2021

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.