ISB is offering a one year Certification in Business Analytics with an aim to create Next generation Data Management Scientists. The programme is designed on a schedule that minimizes disruption of work and personal pursuits. The program is a combination of classroom and Technology aided learning platform with 430 contact hours. Participants will typically be on campus for a 5 day schedule of classroom learning every eight weeks which would ideally be planned to include a weekend. The schedule will include full days of teaching and evenings will be used for Industry speakers, quizzes& group work. Apart from this some modules and Tutorials will be taken on the technology platform .The program also has a component on Business Analysis & Predictive modeling by SAS. Another key element embedded is the Action learning project whose duration varies between 3- 6 months focused on real subject from the organization.