Executive Certificate on Python Programming

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Intended Audience

Anyone who has basic Python Programming experience and wants to learn Python and modern programming techniques.

Training Outlines

Module 1: Basic Syntax, Variables, Operators, Conditionals and Iterations

Objectives covered by the module

  • Basic computer programming basics
  • Different data types in Python
  • Unary and binary operators in Python
  • Statements, assignments and shortcut operators
  • Data type casting
  • Lists and strings
  • Standard input and output
  • Arguments used in print() function
  • Conditional statements
  • Iteration with for-loop and while-loop
  • Controlling loop execution: break, continue


Module 2: Python Data Structures

Objectives covered by the module

  • Strings: escape character, string functions, immutability, slicing, multi-line strings
  • Lists: indexing, slicing, list functions, adding, updating, deleting elements, iteration, list comprehension and multi-dimensional lists
  • Tuples: indexing, slicing, immutability
  • Dictionaries: building, indexing, adding and removing keys, iterating elements, dictionary methods
  • Similarities and differences between lists, tuples and dictionaries


Module 3: Functions and Modules

Objectives covered by the module

  • Built-in functions and custom functions
  • Python generators
  • Invoking functions and generators
  • Positional arguments and named arguments
  • The return statement
  • Lambda function and its usage
  • Packages and modules
  • Importing modules
  • Constructing and distributing packages
  • Name scopes, name hiding, the global keyword
  • Handling file input and output
  • Python comments and documentations


Module 4: Classes, Objects, and Exceptions

Objectives covered by the module

  • Introduction to object-oriented programming
  • Methods and class variables
  • Class inheritance
  • Writing classes, superclasses and subclasses
  • Class variables and instance variables
  • Extending classes with additional methods and variables
  • Name mangling and controlling visibility
  • Method overriding
  • Single inheritance vs. multiple inheritance
  • Constructor and the self keywod
  • Built in functions to work with classes and objects
  • Exception handling in Python
  • Predefined exceptions and custom exceptions
  • Catching and raising an exception
  • The exception hierarchy
  • Assertions


* The course covers PCAP Certified Associate in Python Programming exam syllabus.

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