Today, it is estimated that a whopping 50,000 machine learning and data science jobs are unfilled with another 40,000 new jobs being added by 2020 – just in India alone. Due to a constant demand and an ever-increasing focus on developing new insights and understanding of how data is used to power business decisions, the renowned business school IIM Indore is all set to launch a 10-month Integrated Program in Business Analytics (IPBA).
“We are delighted to launch this certificate program on Business Analytics with Jigsaw. In line with our mission to be contextually relevant, the Integrated Program in Business Analytics (IPBA) is designed to provide an in-depth and practical working knowledge of analytics and its applications in solving real life business problems to the working professionals. The participants will learn how to use statistical models, machine learning, text mining and big data techniques for modelling real world and making sound data-driven business decisions. My eminent colleagues from IIM Indore and the experienced professionals from Jigsaw Academy associated with this program are truly world class with vast experience in the business analytics domain,” said Prof. Himanshu Rai, Director, IIM Indore.
The IPBA, directed by IIM Indore and powered by Jigsaw Academy, India’s top ranked institute for analytics and data science, blends traditional management principles with cutting-edge technology coverage to accelerate your career in analytics.
This specialised program will help students build expertise in Business Analytics, Data Science and Machine Learning. For professionals who are interested in building careers in data science with a strong background and context in business, the IPBA will equip them with a fundamental understanding of both. They will also get a great opportunity to learn from award-winning faculty from IIM Indore and Jigsaw Academy, interact with business leaders and benefit from the extensive IIM network and work with complex data sets using R and Python. Students will also have access to Tableau’s cutting-edge visual analytics software for free while enrolled in the program for study and practice purposes, through Tableau’s global Academic Program.
The program comprises of 120 hours of training via live online classes, online assignment-solving and Q&A sessions that can be accessed from anywhere in India or the world. There is also a separate in-person ‘immersion’ component of 30+ hours of classes, networking and project presentations that will be held on the IIM Indore campus.
“We are now at a cusp where the workforce leading businesses are moving towards decoding data and understanding analytics. Jigsaw has always been fully committed to supporting the ambitions of those interested in upskilling themselves to stay on top of their game. We are very excited and are looking forward to working with IIM Indore on the IPBA,” says Gaurav Vohra, CEO, Jigsaw Academy.
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Richa Bhatia is a seasoned journalist with six-years experience in reportage and news coverage and has had stints at Times of India and The Indian Express. She is an avid reader, mum to a feisty two-year-old and loves writing about the next-gen technology that is shaping our world.