Programming Foundations for Analytics (Classroom and Synchronous e-Learning)

Offered by School of InfoComm Technology

Short Course / 5 days / TGS-2021003742

Note: The course requires Anaconda 3 (Jupyter Notebook) to be installed on students’ laptop.
Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Certification
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

This short course introduces the student to the world of programming and problem solving. Basics programming constructs such as conditionals, loops and functions will be covered. The course takes the lens of data analytics in the delivery of the programming concepts.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the programming development environment;
  • Apply basic language constructs to develop programmes;
  • Implement built-in and user-defined functions;
  • Create basic data visualisations through programming for data analysis;
  • Perform data engineering using programming libraries, including but not limited to numpy and pandas;
  • Develop basic Data Science applications using the programming language and libraries;

Course 
Schedule

Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 5 days
Time: 9am to 6pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom and synchronous e-Learning
Venue: Online

This course may be conducted online subject to Covid-19 guidelines.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

Bulit-in Functions & Packages
Numpy and Pandas
Logic, Control Flow, Filtering and Loops
Matplotlib

Trainer's Profile

Marcus Phua

Mr. Marcus Phua is the Senior Manager and Section Head of Banking and Finance Technology for Diploma in Financial Informatics, and Senior Lecturer with Ngee Ann Polytechnic School of InfoComm Technology. He is also the Programme Manager for Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s Specialist Diploma in FinTech. Prior to joining Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Marcus has worked in the global financial markets sector.

He has broad-ranging experience across derivatives analytics, electronic trading product management, and fixed income research and strategy, covering institutional clients including asset management companies, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, hedge funds. He has also led technology development and enhancement projects in the areas of electronic trading and research analytics.

He holds a Bachelor of Computing in Information Systems from the National University of Singapore.

Certification

A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all required assessment(s).


A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance requirement but did not pass all required assessment(s).


Entry Requirements

You are required to have working knowledge of Microsoft Office e.g. Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Students are required to bring their own laptop.

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 7 Apr 2021 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders
Please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

(Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.)

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full course fees$2033.00
Singaporeans aged below 40, Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$609.90
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$229.90
Singaporeans, Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$229.90
Others (and Repeat Students)$2033.00