XLRI | Executive Development Program in Financial Analytics

5 months / Live & interactive / Online Sessions / Batch 3

Course Snapshot
  • FeeINR 75,000 + GST
  • Work Experience2 - 30 Years
  • Duration5 Months
  • Delivery MethodOnline
  • Course Starts On04 Apr 2021
Course Detail

Course Overview
Nearly every industry is generating a vast amount of data and nearly every business leader today understands the importance of making sense out of that data to drive business strategy. Companies need more from Finance than just accurate financial statement analysis. They need predictive insights which can improve their real-time day to day decision making. Finance analytics enables to combine internal financial information with external 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.
This course blends easy-to-use statistical tools with complex machine learning tools and algorithms to equip the participants with the requisite skill sets in analyzing data. By the end of this course, the participants should be able to perform the required financial analysis using powerful tools like R and Python.

Program Highlights
● Earn Certificate of Completion from XLRI
● Hands-on Experience in Building Advanced Financial Models
● Learn Powerful Tools like R And Python
● Modelling Stock Prices using Machine Learning
● Lectures imparted by eminent and experienced faculty of XLRI
● Thoughtful Mix of Theory and Practical Applications

Who should enroll?
● Finance professionals aspiring to learn the application of analytical tools in Finance
● 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

About XLRI
One of the oldest management institutes in India, XLRI (Xavier Labour Relations Institute) was founded in 1949 by Fr. Quinn Enright, S.J. in the 'steel city' of Jamshedpur. Over the last six decades, XLRI business college Jamshedpur has grown into a top ranking business management school of international repute with a wide portfolio of management programmes and research publications. XLRI alumni are spread around the globe and have demonstrated responsible business leadership in their organisations.

Course Schedule

Schedule of Classes: Sundays from 10.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. IST (3 hours)

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 and written, is mandatory
PREREQUISITES
● Working professionals with a minimum of 2 years of work experience
● Statistics/Mathematics as a subject up to Class XII
● Some level of programming experience will be beneficial

Course Modules

● Quick introduction to R and Python
● Understanding data in finance, sources of data
● Cleaning and pre-processing financial data
● Exploratory Data Analysis in Finance
● Building Models using Accounting Data
● Understanding stock price behaviour, time series analysis in finance Valuation of Stocks
● Forecasting stock prices using machine learning
● Credit risk modelling
● News analytics (accessing news using web scrapping) and sentiment analysis in finance