In Conversation with Dr.Himanshu Raj, Director, IIM Indore

The Director of IIM Indore, Dr Himanshu Rai speaks about what makes the 10-month Integrated Program in Business Analytics (IPBA), in collaboration with UNext the right Business Analytics program for you.

The Integrated Program in Business Analytics (IPBA) is an IIM Indore program, and blends traditional management principles with cutting-edge technology coverage. It includes a comprehensive education in data science, business analytics, visualization, Big Data and machine learning.

With a constant demand and an ever-increasing focus on developing new insights and understanding of business performance based on the data and statistical analysis, IIM, Indore is all set to launch a 10-month Integrated Program in Business Analytics (IPBA) in collaboration with UNext. In a first of its kind initiative, this learning partnership will bring to working professionals an unparalleled flexible learning experience. It has been carefully designed with extensive live online classes and comprehensively covers Data Science, Statistical Modeling, Business Analytics, Visualization, Big Data and Machine Learning.

For working professionals who are interested in building careers in data science with a strong background and context in business, the IPBA will equip you with a fundamental understanding of both.

They will also get a great opportunity to learn from award-winning faculty from IIM Indore and UNext, interact with business leaders and benefit from the IIM network and work with the complex data sets using Python & R. It includes an in-person component of classroom teaching at the IIM Indore campus. The program includes hands-on learning with industry projects and real-world networking with business leaders. Enrolment for this program can be from anywhere in India or the world since classes will be primarily online.

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 at the IIM Indore campus.

Want to know what excites the brand new batch of IIM Indore’s Integrated Program in Business Analytics? – Here’s a sneak peek, straight from the IIM Indore campus.

The data science and analytics industry is one of the most fastest growing, estimated at $2.71 billion in annual revenues. And the outlook is also positive, with an impressive growth rate of 33.5% CAGR.

Today, it is estimated a whopping 50,000 machine learning and data science jobs are unfilled and  there are yet around 39,000 new analytics jobs that will open up just in India by 2020.

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