Introductory Short Course
Programming in Python
The financial and other industries currently have a shortage of people with the necessary data science skills to address problems relating to large and/or complex data sets. Nowadays financial institutions are confronted with an abundance of data, and so in order to maintain a competitive advantage it is imperative to have analysts with these necessary data science skills. This short course will address an essential topic, namely basic Python programming, which is needed to become a skilful data scientist
This short course aims to equip participants with the skills necessary to utilise the Python programme to address various data problems using programming techniques.
NQF level 5 majoring in either Mathematics/Statistics/Engineering/Computer Science
Learning assumed to be in place:
NQF level 5
Course outcomes and the associated assessment criteria:
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Assignments and participation
Method of assessment:
Learning objectives will be accomplished through the successful completion of assignments and participation in short course activities, proving insight into the topics at hand.
Mode of delivery:
Individuals who would like to develop their Python programming skills with the aim towards using these skills for analytical problem solving.