IIM Lucknow and QuantInsti are bringing a 6-month online program: Data science in Finance!

IIM Lucknow and QuantInsti are bringing a 6-month online program: Data science in Finance!

The data analytical market is expected to reach USD 132.9 billion by 2026 from USD 23 billion in 2019 as per Market Research Future report.

Working to broaden its parameters, IIM Lucknow and QuantInsti, the global leader in providing training in algorithmic and quantitative trading, have collaborated to launch an online certification programme for 6 months on data science in finance. Machine learning and data science are rapidly being adopted in almost all fields. The global Machine Learning market is expected to cross USD 90.1 billion by 2026 as compared to USD 17.1 billion in 2021 at a CAGR of 39.4%, according to BCC research.

Talking about the launch of the course, Prof. Nishant Uppal, Chairperson Executive Education, IIM Lucknow said, “We are glad to partner with QuantInsti to provide high-quality education in data science in the finance domain. This course will assist global professionals to learn through case studies & live projects that are aligned with today’s industry requirements.”

About this course: Machine Learning and Data Science

The course will be conducted online and can be attended remotely. It will consist of live lectures on the weekends, spread across 6 months.

Comprising multiple modules, case studies, industry projects, doubt solving sessions, the project promises an interactive curriculum. It will enable course participants to work on topics aligned with industry requirements in machine learning and data science.

Nitesh Khandelwal, Director, QuantInsti says, “This collaboration will bring the best of the academic & industry practices for the professionals looking to build a career in the rapidly growing field of data science while focusing on the finance area. QuantInsti, with its proven professional certifications ecosystem, looks to add further value through this new initiative to its users across 190+ counties and territories.”

How to get certified?

To get certified, like in any other course, candidates have to clear final exams, conducted at test centers across 80 countries. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a successful participation certificate. The qualifying participants will also have the opportunity to opt for the Executive Alumni status from reputed IIM Lucknow, India’s premier institute ranked 7th in NIRF rank in 2021.

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