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Metis Courses Offered Through New Wake Forest University Financial Services and Fintech Hub

By Carlos Russo • June 22, 2020

The new Wake Forest University Financial Services and Fintech Hub in Charlotte offers courses on financial industry issues and trends with the goal of meeting ongoing professional development needs in the community. WFU partnered with Kaplan to create and launch the hub earlier this year, and we're proud to share that Metis Corporate Training instructors will be leading courses and conducting free talks that focus on topics related to the financial services and fintech sectors.

To celebrate the opening of the financial services and fintech hub, Wake Forest will host a free speakers series featuring top speakers and subject matter experts in the industry. Metis is proud to announce that three of our own will participate:

Analytics Beyond Excel 
Kevin Birnbaum
June 30, 2020 @ 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Machine Learning for Forecasting and Planning
Mark Fenner
July 7, 2020 @ 2:00 – 3:00 PM

How Machine Learning is Changing Finance 
Javed Ahmed
July 14, 2020 @ 2:00 – 3:00 PM

The courses we will offer cover some of the industry’s most in-demand skills: 

Foundations of Data Literacy
This course will help employees develop an appreciation for data and use it as a common language to collaborate, drive results, and make better business decisions.

Machine Learning Foundations
Instructors demonstrate how machine learning techniques are applied to business problems, as well as how to implement these techniques using popular Python libraries. 

Python for Financial Data Analysis 
Individuals in the Financial sector who have basic analytical and programming skills receive an introduction to Python for data analysis with an emphasis on financial applications. 

Learn more here about the Hub, check out the full speaker series scheduled, and read up on its growing catalog of offerings here.


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