Python for Investment Strategies



  • Python Fundamentals for Investment



  • Intermediate



  • 5 SIDC CPE points


ICF Competency Type / Title / Level

  • Functional – Technical / Technical Analysis / Level 4


Learning Outcome

  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the basic concepts of portfolio management.
  • Demonstrate the ability to compute portfolio returns base on risk-return ratio.
  • Demonstrate the ability to construct portfolio using Python.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage portfolio using Python.


Course Synopsis

There are so many factors involved in selecting the stock for your investment portfolio hence it becomes one of the most difficult things to do especially when high accuracy is required. Many different approaches are available in the market but most of them were built around the most common investment theories which are not practical. Therefore, you have to build your innovative approach on your own If you really want to be successful. By using Python, the idea of coding your own portfolio management strategies in no longer a dream.

This course does not only teach you the essential of Python coding, it combines python coding and the fundamental of portfolio management. At the end of the course you will acquire the ability to perform portfolio management using Python.

Course Content

Total learning: 17 lessons / 1 quiz Time: 75 minutes
  • Downloadable Notes  0/1

    • 1.1
  • Python for Investment Strategies  0/7

    • 2.1
    • 2.2
    • 2.3
    • 2.4
    • 2.5
    • 2.6
    • 2.7
  • Python for Investment Strategies (Examples)  0/9

    • 3.1
    • 3.2
    • 3.3
    • 3.4
    • 3.5
    • 3.6
    • 3.7
    • 3.8
    • 3.9
  • Summative Assessment  0/1

    • Quiz4.1


Dr. Theang Kok Foo

Dr Theang is a Certified Public Accountant in California, U.S.A, with over 25 years of experience in the financial sector. He began his career as an auditor with Ernst & Young in Washington, D.C. and is currently working as a licensed equity dealer with a major stockbroker in Malaysia. He is also a professional trainer who conducts investment seminars for Malaysia’s leading financial institutions on a regular basis. His areas of expertise include portfolio management, fundamental analysis, technical analysis and market forecasting. Dr Theang obtained his PhD in Finance from Monash University Malaysia. He also has a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Delaware as well as a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.


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  • 5 SIDC CPE Points