Through the NSERC-CREATE Program on Machine Learning in Quantitative Finance and Business Analytics (Fin-ML CREATE), we aim to form a new generation of finance professionals to meet the modelling, implementation needs and challenges in the Canadian financial industry, and to facilitate students’ integration into the job market.
(1.) Our core courses and activities for graduate students will range from technical proficiency to professional and marketable skills. They will be interactive, practice-oriented and mostly in workshop format. These courses, as well as a mandatory collaborative research internship for each student, will help prepare our students for work as multidisciplinary scientists.
Identify and train
an exceptional cohort of students
Provide both multidisciplinary academic training and industrial research experience
Conduct and implement innovative collaborative research
Offer a significant level of opportunities for out-of-province industrial research experience
Provide professional development training and facilitate job market integration.