Quantitative Trading Courses that will accelerate your Learning Curve

In the previous post, we understood the basics of Quantitative trading and some of the related concepts. Based on our readers’ response, we have put together a list of Quantitative trading courses that will accelerate your learning curve. These are well structured online self paced courses and would definitely help you even if you are a absolute beginner in quantitative finance. All you need to do is follow the instructor and practically perform each exercise that is demonstrated.

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Course 1: Quantitative Trading Analysis with R

Course Instructor:

Diego Fernandez

Diego Fernandez

Diego Fernandez is a reputed instructor cum coach at Exfinsis. His core competency is in the field of financial analysis and data science. He has published multiple tutorials,books and courses on computational finance, quantitative finance and trading strategies analysis.

Course Includes:
  • 7.5 hours on-demand video
  • 7 Articles
  • 21 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
Course Description:

R is a must learn programming language for anyone aspiring to become Quant trader.

In this course, you would learn quantitative trading analysis with R statistical software using index replicating fund historical data for back-testing. It explores important concepts from basic to expert level which can help you achieve better grades, develop your academic career, apply your knowledge at work or take decisions as DIY investor.

This practical course contains 53 lectures and 7 hours of content. It’s designed for all quantitative trading analysis knowledge levels and a basic understanding of R statistical software is useful but not required. This course is NOT about “get rich quick” trading strategies or magic formulas.

Our Review

Course Content:5 Stars (5 / 5)
Instructor:5 Stars (5 / 5)
Value for Money:5 Stars (5 / 5)
Clarity and Pace:4 Stars (4 / 5)

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Course 2: Python for Finance: Investment Fundamentals & Data Analytics

Course Instructor:

365 Careers

Quantitative Trading Courses

365 Careers is a firm specializing in high-end business, financial, data science, and office productivity training programs.

Course Includes:
  • 6.5 hours on-demand video
  • 39 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
Course Description:
  • This course will teach you how to code in Python and how to apply these skills in the world of Finance. It is both a Programming and a Finance course.
  • Knowledgeable instructors. Martin is a quant geek fascinated by the world of Data Science, and Ned is a finance practitioner with several years of experience who loves explaining Finance topics, here on Udemy.
  • Complete training – It will cover all major topics you need to understand to start coding in Python and solving the financial topics introduced in this course (and they are many!)
  • Extensive Case Studies that will help you reinforce everything you’ve learned.
  • Course Challenge: Solve our exercises and make this course an interactive experience.

The course content is lengthy but it definitely covers everything required, even for a beginner. Its a pretty good deal to learn python programming and quantitative finance through a single course.

Our Review

Course Content:4 Stars (4 / 5)
Instructor:4 Stars (4 / 5)
Value for Money:5 Stars (5 / 5)
Clarity and Pace:5 Stars (5 / 5)

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Course 3: Win 90% of Trades; Quantitative Investment Models in Excel

Course Instructor:

Daniel Davis- Invest Ed Academy

Daniel is a professional investment analyst who loves data analytics, financial modeling, and quantitative finance.  He has spent the last 10 years studying and investing in the stock market (and earning a B.S. in Finance along the way).  He is a specialist in modelling financial data in Excel sheet.

Course Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
Course Description:

This course will take you through the process of building a quantitative investment model in Excel.  During the course a trading model will be developed based on the technical indicators. You can use this model to make informed trades with high probabilities of success.

The model we will build in this course will simulate and back test a trading strategy, outputting your performance, probability of success and average profitability per trade.

Among all the quantitative trading courses I have come across, this is the shortest and most valuable course which delivers what it promises.

Our Review

Course Content:5 Stars (5 / 5)
Instructor:4 Stars (4 / 5)
Value for Money:4 Stars (4 / 5)
Clarity and Pace:4 Stars (4 / 5)

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There is no second opinion that quant trading is the future of financial markets. There are millions of job opportunities that is gonna surface in this area. Even if you are a independent DIY investor, you would not be able to survive until you know and understand the concepts that are taught in these quantitative trading courses. Please let us know in comments section how do you like these courses and if there are any other courses that you would like to recommend.

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