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XLRI | Executive Development Program in Financial Analytics

Build successful financial models using analytics

Course Snapshot
  • FeeINR 70,000 + GST
  • Work Experience1 - 30 Years
  • Duration4 Months
  • Delivery MethodOnline
Course Detail

About XLRI

XLRI with its single vision of Magis, i.e., pursuit of excellence, focuses on three areas: academic excellence, personal values and social concern. XLRI spares no effort to make its curriculum world-class and deliver it in the most effective manner. It constantly scans the developments in business and in society and tries to pro-act to meet the challenges. Its world-class faculty with its commitment and deep sense of service delivers the curriculum very effectively.

Program Overview

Every business in the industry is generating loads of financial data and they understand the significance of deriving logical inferences out of it to streamline their decision making process. Lately, accurate financial data analysis is not enough for a business to sail through. They need predictive insights which can improve their real time day to day decision making. Financial analytics helps in combining internal and external financial information by using social media and big data to provide predictive insights. Whether it is with respect to stock market prediction or customer profitability, finance analytics enables to provide a direction in predicting all.

Financial analytics course blends easy-to-use statistical tools with complex machine learning tools and algorithms to equip the participants with the requisite skill set in analyzing data. By the end of this course, the participants should be able to perform financial analysis using powerful tools like R and Python.

Program Features

- Get Certified By XLRI
- Learn Powerful Tools Like R and Python
- Thoughtful Mix of Theory and Practical Applications
- Modelling Stock Prices Using Machine Learning
- Hands-on Experience In Building Advanced Financial Models
- Eminent Faculty of XLRI

Who Should Attend

- Finance professionals aspiring to learn the application of analytical tools in Finance
- Executives & Practitioners whose role requires dealing with voluminous and complex financial information
- Analysts who need to deploy tools to aid in the financial decision making process

Course Schedule

- Duration: 4 Months
- Start: 2nd Feb 20
- 3 hours every Sunday from 10.30 am to 01.30 pm IST

Desired Candidate Profile


- For Indian Participants : Graduates (10+2+3) or Diploma Holders (only 10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline.
- For International Participants : Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country.
- Proficiency in English, spoken & written is mandatory.


- Statistics/Mathematics as a subject up to Class XII.
- Some level of programming experience will be beneficial.
- Working professionals with a minimum of 2 years of work experience.

Course Modules

Module 1: Quick introduction to R and Python
Module 2: Understanding data in finance, sources of data
Module 3: Cleaning and pre-processing financial data
Module 4: Exploratory Data Analysis in Finance
Module 5: Building Models using Accounting Data
Module 6: Understanding stock price behaviour, time series analysis in finance
Module 7: Understanding and valuing options
Module 8: Forecasting stock prices using machine learning
Module 9: Credit risk modeling
Module 10: News analytics (accessing news using web scrapping) and sentiment analysis in finance