This is for members taking this online course to introduce themselves, their career/education goal in pursuing the certificate.
It is similar to one we have for students taking the C++ course. C++ Online Certificate Students' intro thread
Objective: Learn and feel confident in using Python before joining MFE program in September.
Programming Experience: C++ for Financial Engineering certification, Matlab, some R, and some Python
Work Experience: Will be joining Columbia's MSFE program this September.
Intended Pace of Program: My goal is to finish the course before my program starts. This would give me 8 weeks from today to finish the course. Finishing this course while starting my first semester would be a difficult task.