Who we are

The Quantitative Developer Certificate

The objective of the 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 the time series.

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 (including high-frequency trading systems, HFT). 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.

Course structure

  • Six month qualification
  • 23 lecture weeks live in London or globally online
  • 10-12 hours per week
  • 2-3 hours lectures
  • 5 Module Tests and Final Examination
  • Throughout the course sample test questions from quant interviews will be provided

Who we are

World Business Strategies (WBS Training Ltd)

WBS Training Ltd organizes workshops and conferences for the capital markets and treasury divisions of investment companies worldwide, with all our efforts centred solely on the education of our clients. WBS Training does not operate to present dozens of events every year. Instead we select only the most innovative, pertinent and dynamic subjects, thus bridging the gap between the latest theoretical developments through to proven practical trading floor requirements. Therefore, we aim to ensure that such requirements can be effectively implemented in the real financial world.

Our depth of experience within the training environment provides us with a greater knowledge and understanding of what our clients require from financial business training. This promotes the unique position of us delivering the quality and service that is crucial to our client’s continued success and competitive advantage in the market place.

We have a flexible approach which allows for a more personal relationship with our clients. Furthermore, we do listen to what our clients want.

Thalesians Marine Ltd

Founded in 2019 by the seasoned shipping industry leader Oleksandr “Alex” Bilokon, Thalesians Marine Ltd is a global service provider to the transport and financial services sectors. The Company combines decades of experience and domain knowledge with the latest advances in technology and science, including high-performance computing (HPC), big data, data science, and artificial intelligence (AI) / machine learning (ML).

We work closely with our clients and partners to deliver disruptive innovation, increase efficiency and profitability, and foster sustainable growth in our target sectors, both in the United Kingdom and worldwide.

The Company operates from Level39, Britain’s leading financial technology incubator, situated at the heart of Canary Wharf, part of London’s central business district.

Thalesians Ltd

The Level39 member fintech Thalesians Ltd are a neocybernetics company, founded on ancient philosophy, modern science, and the technology of the future. We believe that we can create a healthier, more sustainable human environment for everyone by applying the lessons we are learning from building some of the world’s most successful high- and medium-frequency trading systems to a wider range of datasets. Our expertise is in software development, quantitative finance, electronic trading (including HFT), big data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.

Why Choose Us

  • Our faculty members have decades of relative industry experience
  • They continue to work in quantitative development and are keenly aware of the latest approaches, techniques, and technologies
  • We have extensive teaching experience
  • Our teaching materials are of the highest quality and are updated on a regular basis
  • Our strong industry connections mean that you will be best positioned to secure those top level interviews and quantitative developer jobs

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