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Coding for Risk Management: Python 1 of 3

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Coding for Risk Management Seminar, Presented by the ERM Program
September 9 – December 9, 2022
Time for all workshops: 9:00 – 10:30 am ET

The Coding for Risk Management Seminar workshops get you started in Excel, VBA, R, Python, SQL, and GitHub. The first step in all of these languages is a big step; after taking it here, you will be able to take next steps on your own. These workshops are also a great opportunity to discover how much you like programming. The examples are all related to finance and risk management. In all of the languages we price stocks, bonds, and options.

Students who want to take the next step and follow through on this content can enroll in our Coding for Risk Management Class.

How To Join a Session
Click on the Join a Session button at 9:00 am ET on the day of your desired workshop. Each workshop ends at 10:30 am ET.

Workshop info
Python 1 of 3
Python is the most popular language in finance. It has all the power of low level languages and the elegance of high level languages. In this first session, we cover some of the basic data types in Python, lists and dictionaries. We practice by coding up a bond pricing function.