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C++ Online Certificate Students' intro thread

Hi, I'm Caleb Kahan.

Objective: Learn C++ to enhance programming skills and gain a certificate to place on resume.
Programming Experience: Java, Python, mySQL, PHP, Javascript/jQuery -- used in website building and for high-school work.
Current Placement: First year of college, in Winter Break.
Pace: Finish by end of winter break (5 Weeks)
 
Hello Everyone,

I am Vaibhav Singh.

Objective: To learn C++, gain C++ certification and self-assess my performance for Pre-MFE/MFE program application
Programming Experience: Currently dabbing with VBA, R, python. Further, I have done academic courses on Java, Fortran, Matlab, LabVIEW eons back.
Current Placement: Quantitative analyst.
Intended Pace: Hopefully by Feb'21. This is the first time I am doing a rigorous certification course while parallelly working. So I intend to self-assess my performance to see if I would be able to carry out further studies (pre-MFE/MFE courses) along with my current job.
 
Hello Everyone,

I currently work as a Data Analytics Specialist at an international private bank in Miami, FL. I am also a graduate student at UW's CFRM Program.

Objective: Learn C++ to complement my graduate studies
Programming Experience: Python, R, SQL, VBA
Current: Data Analyst, Graduate Student
Intended Pace: By Mar 2021
 
Hi everyone!

Objective: Learn C++ for MFE prgrams.

Programming experience: significant experience in Python and VBA, which I use at work. Experience with R, Java, SQL.

Current work: Portfolio Manager at a fundamentally based long-only investment management firm.

Intended pace of program: As much as I can get done while working full time and taking a PDE course. Hoping my prior programming and investment experience helps me.
 

Daniel Duffy

C++ author, trainer
Hi everyone!

Objective: Learn C++ for MFE prgrams.

Programming experience: significant experience in Python and VBA, which I use at work. Experience with R, Java, SQL.

Current work: Portfolio Manager at a fundamentally based long-only investment management firm.

Intended pace of program: As much as I can get done while working full time and taking a PDE course. Hoping my prior programming and investment experience helps me.
At the risk of blatant marketing, I offer an online ODE/PDE with application to finannce.
 
Hi! I'm Eric Chen, nice to see everybody!

Objective: Learn C++ for admission to MFE programs / Master a hard skill on programming
Programming Experience: have course in C++ but fail to get a high score (too naive at that age); Python on my own
Current Work: Student applying for MFE program ( major in Finance)
Intended pace: hopefully in Febrary
 
Hi, I'm Jason. Great to meet everyone!

Objective: Learn basic programming skills for admission to MFE programs.
Programming Experience: R, SQL (I got good grades in the undergraduate courses), Python (by my own)
Current Work: Student ( major in Finance, Mathematics, and Business Analytics)
Intended pace: I wish in February
 
Hi, I'm Skye. Great to meet you guys!

Objective: Learn basic programming skills for financial engineering
Programming Experience: R (very basic), Python (also very basic)
Current Work: equity research analyst
Intended pace: March/April ideally...
 
Objective: Learning C++ to begin my tour of learning computer languages
Programming Experience: Python (Only the grammar)
Current Work: a student of financial mathematics
Intended Pace: I will try my best to complete as much as possible and further take this course as an extra course in my next-term study.
 
Hi everyone, I'm Quho! I'm a BA in Math who's working hard to make it in finance!
Objective: Learn C++, learn how CS is applied to quant finance, strengthen applications for Columbia's MAFN program and entry-level data/trading/quant opportunities
Programming Experience: Java and Racket from High School, Python and OCaml from University
Current Work: Private Math Tutor but looking for jobs in finance!
Intended Pace: Hopefully April, so I can use the certificate in applications for MAFN and also summer internships.
 
Hi everyone!

Objective: for admission to MFE programs

Programming experience: Python, SQL, and VBA

Current work: research analyst covering quant and macro hedge fund strategies

Intended pace of program: Hoping to complete the course by the end of March
 
Hi everyone! I'm Jim.

Objective: Learning C++ for the future study in QUANT industry.
Programming Experience: Python, R, SQL, VBA, and a little PHP
Current Work: work in finance industry as a financial analyst
Intended Pace: I hope to complete this class in 4 weeks.
 
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