Python Fundamentals for Investment



  • Refresher



  • 5 SIDC CPE points


ICF Competency Type / Title / Level

  • Functional – Technical Analysis / Skill / Level 3


Learning Outcome

  • Explain basic coding
  • Recognise the benefits of using Python in investment activities
  • Describe how Python can be used to solve various types of investment related problems


Course Synopsis

The world of finance is changing and now is the time to invest in your future. The skillsets of investment bankers, asset managers, sales and trading professionals are all rapidly evolving and developing a skillset in Python is essential if you want to progress.

There are no pre-requisites to attend this course. This unique course offers you the opportunity to learn fundamentals of Python for investment professionals in an intuitive and easy way!
You will acquire some hands-on experience in Python coding upon successful completion of this short but intensive course.

It explores the key characteristics of this powerful and modern coding tool to solve problems in the area of investments.


Course Content

Total learning: 15 lessons / 1 quiz Time: 75 minutes


Dr. Theang Kok Foo

The trainer is a Certified Public Accountant with over 25 years of experience in the financial sector. A seasoned financial advisor, he has been an auditor (with Ernst & Young, Washington D.C.), member of financial and computer audit teams, and an equity dealer. He is also a mentor for Bank Simpanan Nasional's Micro Credit program. The trainer is a key player in the financial literacy education sector, having conducted numerous financial seminars and workshops on accounting, economics, finance, investment, and portfolio management (including CPE courses) since 2008. He has also served as a guest lecturer at various local colleges and universities and helped candidates prepare for ACCA and Real Estate Licensing Board examination. He has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Louisiana and a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of Delaware. He has recently completed his PhD


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  • 5 SIDC CPE Points