The Quantitative Developer Certificate (QDC)

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Thalesians Ltd and World Business Strategies (WBS) are delighted to announce a brand new certificate for 2020, The Quantitative Developer Certificate (QDC).

The objective of this course is to develop fundamental skills of quantitative developer role. The course is of an introductory level and does not require programming experience. The course is designed by practitioners from quantitative finance with experience in model development for derivative pricing and systematic trading. The primary coding languages of the course are Python and C++. As it is essential in finance to work with time series data we introduce the database kdb+ and the language q, which are the leading solutions for storing timeseries.

The course consists of 5 Modules: Python for Finance, C++ fundamentals and use cases from quantitative finance, Data Structures and Algorithms in C++, Databases in finance – kdb+, and Design of systematic trading platforms. Throughout the course sample test questions from quant interviews will be provided. One should also expect the final test exam at the end of the course.

  • Six month qualification
  • 22 lecture weeks live in London or globally online
  • 10-12 hours per week
  • 2-3 hours lectures
  • 5 Module Tests and a Final Examination

Throughout the course sample test questions from quant interviews will be provided.

You can register for this course online.