Online Course on Data Analytics in Investment, Risk & Portfolio Management by IIT Kanpur [Sept 25-Oct 31]: Registrations Open


The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur is organizing an Online Course on Data Analytics in Investment, Risk & Portfolio Management from September 25 to October 31, 2021.

The short-term course spread over eight days (in the weekends) titled Data Analytics in Investment, Risk and Portfolio Management is a rigorous and intense hands-on course in the exciting field of Quantitative Finance. This course structure is carefully designed so as to take the participants along the difficult terrain of Financial Mathematics, Investment and Risk Analysis, so as to help the applicants explore different aspects of quantitative and mathematical finance, as well as put into practice different tools of finance, portfolio analysis and risk management which they learn.

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (also known as IIT Kanpur or IITK) is a public technical and research university located in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. It was declared to be an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India under the Institutes of Technology Act.

  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Equity Valuation and Risk Management
  • Portfolio Management & Investment Analysis
  • Derivative Contracts
  • Credit Risk Management
  • Utility Theory, etc.
  • Emphasis would be laid on quantitative and mathematical modeling techniques that support the analysis and problem solving in finance such as, (i) Statistics & Estimation; (ii) Stochastic Calculus, (iii) Optimization; (iv) Regression Analysis along with Logit and Probit Models; (v) Forecasting; (vi) Time series; (vii) Panel data analysis etc.
Who can Attend?

This short-term course is specifically meant for students, young faculty and professionals from Industry with demonstrated aptitude and interest in Financial Economics, Statistics, Financial Engineering and Management, and Financial Mathematics. Hence people in academia and industry or anyone keenly interested in gaining knowledge about quantitative finance, investment and its application would be encouraged to attend this course.

With an excellent blend of theory as well as practical examples and a very comprehensive and exhaustive course curriculum schedule, this program would undoubtedly be a very good learning experience for the participants. In all, around 50 participants will be selected from all around the country out of the total pool of applicants, based on their vita and work experience. Special care will be taken to accommodate deserving people from various financial institutions. This short-term course will bring together a unique galaxy of distinguished faculty from IIT Kanpur and industry experts, and it would undoubtedly be a good platform and source for the participants to build up the requisite knowledge in this field, in the future for the ever-growing finance industry.

Registration Fees
Participants from abroad (Others):US$ 325
Industry/Research Organizations:Rs. 17,700 (Including GST)
IIT Kanpur StudentRs. 5,000
Non-IIT Kanpur StudentRs. 5,900 (Including GST)
IIT Kanpur FacultyRs. 10,000
Non-IIT Kanpur FacultyRs. 11,800 (Including GST)

The registration fee can be paid via SBI Collect.


To register for the course, click here.

Click here to view the official notification for the Online Course on Data Analytics in Investment, Risk & Portfolio Management by IIT Kanpur

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