I have the following degrees/education: Master in Finance from a German business school learned some maths and statistics, but it was more focused on business, derivatives, risk manageemnt concepts and understanding to see problems, not really solving statistical/coding problems CFA, FRM and CAIA , same here: learned some basic amthematical concepts, but nothing too deep I am realizing that my quantitative skills are OK for someone who studied busienss/finance but very far from any maths or computer science student. It was never too easy for me to erally understand maths problems. I have been trading options for 5 years now, of that 3 years for an asset manager. But I realize that what I am doing is not really too sophisticated and I have lots of "theoretical ideas" how to improve my trading (I understand that tehre are problems) buy I can not do the deep research necessary to solve these problems. I would love to be able to really udnerstand quantitative research appers and do my own backtests on extnsive options databases (with all teh complexities involved). I have tried reading a lot but I am still far from what I would like to understand in the quant space. I have a demanding full time job, so time is a constrained. Any recommendations on how I could improve my skills in this area? Any masters or doctoral programs you would recommend in my situation or soemthing like Wilmott's CQF certificate? Obviously time is constrained due to my full tiem job, so an executive education program would be prefered. But I would also eb open for suggestions that involve taking a sabatical from work. Thanks!