The FDP Institute was established by the CAIA Association to address a growing need in finance for a workforce that has the skills to perform in a digitized world. Today's industry professional will benefit from understanding the application of big data, data mining, and machine learning in investment decisions.
Succeed in a Data-Driven World
Earning the FDP Charter consists of the successful completion of one exam and an online class coding requirement. Doing so, would be an essential step in your continued education and help you gain a competitive edge in the data-driven finance industry.
The Financial Data Professional credential provides expertise in data science and its practical applications in finance.
- Introduction to Data Science
- Linear & Logistic Regression, Support Vector Machines, Regularization, and Time Series
- Decision Trees, Supervised Segmentation, and Ensemble Methods
- Classification, Clustering, and Naïve Bayes
- Neural Networks and Reinforcement Learning
- Performance Evaluation, Back-testing, and False Discoveries
- Text Mining
- Ethical & Privacy Issues
- Fintech Applications
Globally recognized credential across the financial spectrum necessary to succeed in an industry disrupted by the advent of big data and machine learning.
Showcase your global value by validating your financial acumen and data analysis skills.
A growing community ready to address the need in finance for a workforce that has the skills to perform in a digitized world.
The FDP curriculum is very hands-on and gave me a deeper understanding of how I can identify and implement innovative ideas in finance. My team has the assurance that when assigned to construct a data-related project, we can build it with sound logic and clearly explain the practicality. I am now empowered to communicate with the Data product team effectively because I understand the needs of both teams.
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