“Data Scientist” has become one of the most coveted job titles in the IT industry. This is owing to the fact that organisations across sectors have immense interest and determination to make sense of big data and improve their business outcomes. The need to embrace digital transformation through data is at its all-time high. Undoubtedly, this data-led industrial revolution has proved the value proposition that a data scientist brings to an organisation, cutting across varied industry sectors and strategic business functions.
And as it turns out, the industry has also opened up after a brief slump last year. Hiring across data science roles has picked up tremendous momentum over the past few months. It is no surprise that many fresh graduates, including working professionals, are now rearing to enter the realms of the data science domain and make a fulfilling career for themselves.
But it is not as easy as it looks. For starters, it takes a certain level of role understanding, aptitude & attitude to be a successful data scientist. A simple search on the internet would perhaps lead you to several online resources, articles, and free advice on how to become a data scientist, top data science skills, top data science tools to learn etc. Unfortunately, most of this information is just too generic to be of any practical use in the current scenario.
If you are seriously considering moving into data science, then you will need to turn to the experts for their guidance. Experts who have seen data science right from its early days. Someone who has pioneered data science education and has also mentored many data science career aspirants towards success. Analytics India Magazine in association with Praxis Business School is organising this masterclass on ‘How to start your career in data science,’ where Professor Charanpreet Singh will guide you on various aspects, qualities, skills, aptitude etc that an aspiring data scientist should possess. Along with Prof. Singh, Mr Kaushik Sarkar will also share more details about how Praxis Business School has successfully placed over 1,000 students from its highly acclaimed PGP in Data Science Program.
Date: 28 October 2021
Time: 7 – 8 PM (IST)
Who should attend the webinar:
- Aspiring data scientists, data analysts etc who want to begin a career in data science
- Graduates looking to pursue full time PG program in Data Science
- Working professionals interested to move into data science domain
About the Speakers:
Prof Charanpreet Singh is the founder and director at Praxis Business School Foundation. He has been driving the highly successful Data Science Program offered by Praxis Business School, which he started in 2011. Prof Singh is a pioneer in the field and has 30+ years of experience in British Oxygen, Tata Steel, PwC, HP and Praxis. He has professional and academic interests in the areas of education, learning, data science and communication and has been a mentor to career aspirants across domains. He is a Chevening Scholar of the British Government and has done his B Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur and his MBA from the University of Iowa in the USA.
Mr Kaushik Sarkar is the Head of Corporate Relations at Praxis Business School. He has over 15+ years of experience working in the education space. At Praxis Business School, Kaushik is responsible for engaging with organizations in the hiring space for PGDM, Data Science, Cyber Security and Data Engineering. Before joining Praxis in 2015, Kaushik was the Group Head for International Marketing & Strategy at Alliance University in Bangalore where he oversaw Alliance University’s international strategy. Kaushik holds a B.Com from Gauhati University, BA in Economics from IGNOU, MBA from IMI-Belgium and a PG in Global Marketing from Judge Business School – Cambridge University.