Business Analytics

One Year Program | From IIT Madras



Introduction

With a population size in billions, we as a country are synonym to ever growing talent pool; catering to the needs of each and every sector possibly known to human kind. This has resulted in India becoming an absolute hub for all those foreign companies looking to find one of the best outsourcing places. The rapid developments in the field of business analytics shall change the world of businesses; as well as business models; and help them improve exponentially too.

If you want to succeed in any industry, you need to study newer trends & improvise in your processes. There is practically no sector which has remained untouched from the reach of business analytics. Data analysts, with the right set of skills and expertise; are in demand in a wide range of industries where businesses are realizing the potential of enabling analytics in their organization.

Indian Institute of Technology Madras is one among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research. The Institute has sixteen academic departments and a few advanced research centers in various disciplines of engineering and pure sciences, with nearly 100 laboratories organized in a unique pattern of functioning. Foreseeing the future of analytics industry, Both BSE Institute and IIT Madras endeavor to provide world-class education to the students through collaborative programs that shall lead to opportunities of joint research and facilitate industry exposure for students of both the institutions.

The use of business analytics has grown exponentially in all areas, including financial services, healthcare, government, retail, e-commerce, media, manufacturing, and the service industry. This has led to an increase in the demand for employees with an analytical approach to management who can utilize data, understand statistical and quantitative models, and are able to make better data-driven business decisions.

In association with Centre for Continuing Education - IIT Madras, Executive Program in Business Analytics enables working professionals with in depth understanding of the key technologies used in analytics, viz. data mining, machine learning, visualization techniques and statistics. The program is designed on a schedule that minimizes disruption of work and personal pursuits, spread over one year (part-time) focusing on overview of the field of analytics so that you can make informed business decisions.

India's analytics industry is currently estimated to be $2.03 billion annually in revenues & it is expected to nearly double by 2020, a study conducted by Analytics India Magazine and AnalytixLabs has found. Thus, it is set to bring equal opportunities for all - starting from fresher to experienced professionals in the space.

Program Details
Course Objective

To enable working professionals with in depth understanding of the key technologies used in analytics, viz. data mining, machine learning, visualization techniques and statistics. This course describes how one can turn the sheer complex data into a competitive advantage with the efficient use of Business Analytics & thereby fostering / supporting the decision making.


Course Structure

One year duration I 2 Semesters I Alternate Weekends session

Course Eligibility

  • Diploma holders / Graduates from any recognized University.
  • Candidates from Engineering / MCA /BCA / Mathematics / Economics background will get an edge over the remaining applicants.
  • Freshers can also apply.

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Program Structure
  • Regression and Classification for Business Applications
  • Machine Learning
  • Tools and Techniques of Data Visualization and Communication
  • Time Series Modelling
  • Project Work