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Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is by Researcher Dr. Guruprasad Jayarao at IIM Indore



The course "Financial Econometrics and Time Series" offers a comprehensive exploration of quantitative methods applied in the financial realm. Spanning over a series of lectures, this course delves into the essential theories and practical applications of time series analysis within the financial context. Students will navigate through fundamental concepts such as statistical tools for analyzing financial data, exploring the dynamics of financial time series, and mastering models like linear regression, ARIMA, ARCH, GARCH, and cointegration. As the course progresses, it delves into more sophisticated techniques, including high-frequency data analysis, non-linear models, Bayesian methods, and machine learning applied to financial time series. Advanced topics like regime-switching models, copula models, and long memory processes are also covered. The course culminates by spotlighting contemporary advancements and real-world applications in financial econometrics. Students will gain a robust understanding of financial modeling and forecasting, equipping them with the tools to analyze complex financial data and make informed decisions within this domain.

At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the eductor indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.

Financial Econometrics and Time Series, by Dr. Guruprasad Jayarao

  • Dr. Guruprasad B Jayarao is an accomplished professional in the field of technology and management, with an extensive background in software engineering, leadership, and program management. With over two decades of experience, he has held key positions in prominent companies, showcasing expertise in directing engineering teams and spearheading programs in the software industry.

    His educational journey commenced with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering, where he actively contributed to technical initiatives and academic societies. Building upon this foundation, he pursued a Master's degree from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, further enhancing his technical prowess.

    Guruprasad's professional journey reflects a progressive career trajectory. Notably, he held significant roles at globally recognized companies, including IBM and McAfee, where he contributed substantially in project and program management. At McAfee, he specialized in technical program management, overseeing the development of enterprise security products for various operating systems.

    His tenure at IBM saw him assuming diverse leadership positions, engaging in delivery execution, test management, and pre-sales activities. This broad spectrum of responsibilities speaks to his adeptness in handling multifaceted managerial tasks within a corporate environment.

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