• USD 1,077

  • online
  • India (Jamshedpur) |
  • Date not specified
  • Certificate

Nearly every industry is generating a vast amount of data and nearly every business leader today understands the importance of making sense out of that data to drive business strategy. Companies need more from Finance than just accurate financial statement analysis. They need predictive insights which can improve their real-time day to day decision making. Finance analytics enables to combine internal financial information with external information by using social media and big data to provide predictive insights. Whether it is with respect to stock market prediction or customer profitability, finance analytics enables to provide a direction in predicting all.

This course blends easy-to-use statistical tools with complex machine learning tools and algorithms to equip the participants with the requisite skill sets in analyzing data. By the end of this course, the participants should be able to perform the required financial analysis using powerful tools like R and Python.

Program Benefits

Certificate of Completion from XLRI

  • Opportunity to earn a certificate of completion from XLRI

Learn Powerful Tools like R and Python

  • Practical knowledge to perform financial analysis using R and Python

Thoughtful Mix of Theory and Practical Applications

  • Unfolds every aspect of theory and practical applications related to Financial Analytics

Modelling Stock Prices using Machine Learning

  • From stock market predictions to customer profitability, finance analytics helps in predicting all

Hands-on Experience in Building Advanced Financial Models

  • This course prepares you to perform exploratory and predictive analysis in Finance

Eminent Faculty of XLRI

  • Lectures imparted by eminent and experienced faculty

Who Should Attend

Finance professionals

Finance professionals aspiring to learn the application of analytical tools in Finance


Practitioners whose role requires dealing with voluminous and complex financial information


Analysts who need to deploy tools to aid in the financial decision making process


Prof. Pitabas Mohanty
Prof. Pitabas Mohanty is a Fellow of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

*Program faculty is subject to change


  • Quick introduction to R and Python
  • Understanding data in finance, sources of data
  • Cleaning and pre-processing financial data
  • Exploratory Data Analysis in Finance
  • Building Models using Accounting Data
  • Understanding stock price behaviour, time series analysis in finance
  • Valuation of Stocks
  • Forecasting stock prices using machine learning
  • Credit risk modeling
  • News analytics (accessing news using web scrapping) and sentiment analysis in finance


The macro and micro environment in which a business operates is changing rapidly, and brings with it, both challenges and opportunities like never before. In a dynamic environment such as this, there is also an ...
  • USD 8,400
  • Online
  • Certificate