Python Bootcamp for Accounting and Finance

Our Python Bootcamp is geared toward Accounting and Finance professionals.  This course will introduce you to the basics of Python where you will learn how to apply some of its powerful data manipulation, analysis, and automation capabilities.  This course has everything you need to get started!

Course Objectives

Python is one of the fastest growing tools in accounting and finance.  In this course You’ll first learn the very introductory basics like what is python, how do you install it on your computer and how Python works with data analysis and manipulation tools.  At completion you will know how you can use Python to import/export data, automate tasks, and do different types of analysis. 

Some key things you’ll learn:

  • Create variables/objects and manipulate them
  • Use functions, loop, and if-else statements
  • Import, export, summarize, and modify data
  • Automate processing of Excel files
  • Create a variety of plots/graphs
  • Create and use fast data formats
  • Run a linear regression using and make predictions from it
  • We also provide you with a 13-page pdf Python Bootcamp Guide

* We recommend you take “Intro to Data Analytics” and “Stats for Data Analytics” in conjunction with this course

Additional Info

Format: 3-5 minute videos, quizzes, and a final exam

CPEs: 6.0

Field of Study: Computer Software & Applications

Prerequisites: You should have an intermediate knowledge of statistics (e.g. tabular data, summary statistics, data summaries, regressions, etc.) If you aren’t comfortable with data and statistics we recommend first taking “Intro to Data Analytics” and/or “Stats for Data Analytics” courses

Level: Intermediate

Maryn Coughran

Maryn is a co-founder and leads the marketing and outreach efforts at Wisdify. She ensures we are connecting with our customers, hearing their feedback, and then implementing their suggestions.

Prior to Wisdify, Maryn co-founded (along with Nate) BostonExcel, a Microsoft Excel training company that worked with dozens of companies in virtually every industry. Maryn’s clients included numerous Fortune 1000 companies, prestigious universities, startups and everything in between. She also happened to write and illustrate a children’s book. Let’s just say she’s a woman of many talents.

Maryn earned a BA in Economics from Wellesley College.


Joe is the owner of Wisdify.  He is passionate about learning and development, he loves helping people achieve their professional and personal goals. Joe is a big believer in the power of online learning and community with 20 years of finance and accounting experience.


Kelsey Murphy

Kelsey is Wisdify’s expert content developer. Taking feedback from our students, Kelsey creates extremely relevant blog posts and leads the development of Wisdify’s other free resources.

Prior to Wisdify, Kelsey worked as a business technology strategy consultant for Forrester, a global research and advisory firm. While there, she acted as project manager for numerous research-based consulting projects.

Kelsey earned a BA in Economics and Mathematics from Wellesley College.

Madison Bess

Madison oversees the social media strategy at Wisdify and makes sure we stay closely connected with our students, receive their feedback, and provide our students with valuable information.

Prior to Wisdify, Madison successfully ran the social media accounts for multiple companies. She also found time to start her own personal training company (which she still runs).

Madison earned a BA in English from Brigham Young University.

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Gwyn, Jack, and Kate are the adorable tow-heads that lead up Wisdify’s campaigns on cuteness, energy, and sleep-deprivation.