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STARTS ON October 16, 2021
DURATION 5 Months Live Online Sessions 3 hours/ Saturday 6:45 PM to 9:45 PM
STARTS ON October 16, 2021
DURATION 5 Months Live Online Sessions 3 hours/ Saturday 6:45 PM to 9:45 PM

Programme Overview

About 94% of enterprises say data and analytics are important to their business growth (Gartner). With data taking centre stage, starting from predicting business outcomes to understanding consumer behaviour and market trends, analytics can help fuel business growth. With such a promising scope ahead, the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) has designed the five-month Certificate Programme in Business Analytics & Optimisation to help professionals upskill and acquire industry-ready skills. Joining this programme will empower you to leverage the potential of analytics and business intelligence for organisational growth and transformation.

Eligibility: Graduates in any discipline (10+2+3)/ Diploma Holders (only 10+2+3) from all disciplines can apply. Work Experience and basic understanding of Statistics will be preferred.

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Programme Highlights

Learn from one of India's top-ranked Institutes of national importance

Experience high-impact live online learning and explore real-world case studies

Gain industry-oriented insights from eminent IIT Delhi faculty

Participate in peer-to-peer learning and expand your professional network

Receive an IIT Delhi successful completion certificate

Learn from one of India's top-ranked Institutes of national importance

Experience high-impact live online learning and explore real-world case studies

Gain industry-oriented insights from eminent IIT Delhi faculty

Participate in peer-to-peer learning and expand your professional network

Receive an IIT Delhi successful completion certificate

Learning Outcomes

  • Enhance analytical capabilities and data-driven decision-making ability
  • Recognise and define complex business problems in terms of analytical representations
  • Apply suitable analytical approaches to find solutions that attain stated business objectives
  • Interpret results of business analytics projects into effective courses of action
  • Drive business decisions by leveraging descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics techniques

Who is this Programme for?

This programme is suitable for:

  • Mid-level and early professionals looking to build or accelerate their career in business analytics by advancing their skills and competencies
  • Professionals keen on enhancing their analytical capabilities and decision-making ability to drive business decisions through data-oriented insights and solutions

Programme Modules

  • Introduction to Business Analytics
  • Business Analytics for Competitive Advantage
  • Fundamentals of R, Python, MS Excel, SQL, and Tableau
  • Probability Models
  • Sampling, Hypothesis Testing & Statistical Inference
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Business Applications & Insights
  • Descriptive Analytics
  • Building Data Models
  • Spreadsheet Modelling
  • Data Cleaning & Data Handling
  • Generating Insights through Data Visualisation
  • Linear & Non-linear Regression
  • Logistic Regression
  • Data Mining for Predictive Analytics
  • Classification and Clustering
  • Time Series and Forecasting
  • Text Analytics
  • Supervised & Unsupervised Learning
  • Machine Learning using Neural Networks
  • Decision Trees and Random Forests
  • NLP and its Applications
  • Optimisation Techniques
  • Linear & Non-linear Programming Models
  • Mixed-Integer Programming (MIP)
  • Simulatios
  • Introduction to Big Data
  • Applications of Big Data Analytics
  • Approaching Issues in Big Data Analytics
  • Analytics in Marketing & Market Research
  • Analytics in Finance/ HR
  • Analytical Techniques in Operations & Supply Chain Management

Note: Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/ modified/ adapted to fit the total programme hours.

Programme Coordinator

DR RAVI SHANKAR

Professor, Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi

Dr Ravi Shankar is a Senior Professor at IIT Delhi and the "Amar S. Gupta Chair Professor of Decision Science" for five years (Aug 2016 to Jun 2021). He has a rich industry and teaching experience of over 30 years. He is an internationally acclaimed academic in Decision Sciences, Business Analytics and Operations & Supply Chain Management. He was Hon. Visiting Professor of Decision Sciences for 3 years (January 2018 to January 2021) at "School of Economics & Management, Loughborough University, U.K." and Hon. Visiting Professor of Decision Sciences for over two and half years at "College of Business and Economics, Lehigh University, U.S.A." (since January 2019). Earlier, he had also served at School of Management at Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. He has supervised over 60 PhDs to completion. He has received the "Dr R. P. Mohanty Gold Medal for Outstanding Teacher Award" in 2018 by the Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIIE), Mumbai, India. He has published over 300 research papers and co-authored nine books, and his research citations exceed 32,000, with an H-index of 74 (July 2021). He has been ranked as the most productive researcher in all Business Schools of India (Ref: Omega: The International Journal of Management Science, Vol 66 pp 118-139). Dr Shankar has trained over 5,000 corporate professionals through online and classroom- training programmes in varied subjects and is a Fellow of the prestigious Indian National Academy of Engineers (FNAE). Read More Read Less

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Programme Certificate

Participants will be awarded a successful completion certificate from IIT Delhi on scoring at least 50% points in each of the evaluation components and maintaining a minimum attendance of 60% in both lectures and tutorials. Participants who are unable to maintain 50% points in the evaluation components, but have a minimum attendance of 60% in both lectures and tutorials shall be awarded a participation certificate.

Sample Certificate
Sample Certificate

Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of IIT Delhi.

Early applications encouraged. Limited seats are available.

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Last Date to Apply: Sep 27, 2021

Last Date to Submit the Fee: Oct 10, 2021

Programme offered by Continuing Education Programme (CEP), IIT Delhi

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