Data-driven decision-making is revolutionizing the functioning of every organization and society, by pushing the frontiers of efficiency and timeliness of decision making. With the deluge of digital data, Data driven decision making has now been an integral part of the efficient functioning of every organization, and more generally of society at large. The ePGD-ABA is a 16 months diploma programme offered by IIMA. It is designed to help working professionals to acquire essential skills and knowledge for asking the right questions, addressing it with analysis of the right kind of data, and finally drive the decisions with the insights gained from the analysis to drive decisions. The programme thus provides a framework for transforming data into insights that are coupled into an effective business decision making process. In a nutshell, the programme will focus on building a blended expertise in data "literacy", data processing and business acumen. We strongly believe that this unique blended competency is the requirement in the Analytics profession today.
The programme offers a carefully thought out mix of courses on tools and techniques for data visualization, modelling and analysis of varieties of data of different sizes; machine learning algorithms, cloud computing, and finally, the domain specific applications of data analytics in Marketing, HR, Finance, Operations and Public Policy and, skills required to package analysis output into business implications that can support decision making. No formal college level technical or statistical expertise is required except a strong desire to learn how to use data for making an impact on your organization. The programme is targeted towards the working professional with at least two years of experience preferably in the domain of analytics. The objective is to up skill and prepare them for future in taking up leadership positions and shouldering bigger responsibilities in the organization. The programme delivery is through a thoughtful mix of online, and on-campus sessions.
There is no better place to learn state-of-the-art applications of analytics in all functional domains of business and public policy than IIMA. The unique strength of the institute lies in its having an excellent resource of outstanding faculty members who are heavily engaged in cutting edge research and consulting in the domain of analytics. The programme also draws upon the strengths of industry experts and the extensive alumni network.
Data-driven decision-making is a defining hallmark of organizations in the 21st century. Application of data analytics is promising creative and cost-effective solutions to traditionally intractable problems in wide areas spanning the private and public sectors. This rise of data analytics application in management practice is equally matched by an acute demand for skilled analytics professionals who can deliver state-of-the-art solutions to business problems.
The ePost Graduate Diploma in Advanced Business Analytics (ePGD-ABA) offered by IIMA is designed to equip working professionals with the knowledge and skills to seek professional growth and career advancement in the frontier areas of applied analytics. The programme curriculum is designed to build strong conceptual foundations while incorporating recent advances from real-world applications. The mix of online and on-campus classroom sessions are specially structured to deliver a rigorous learning experience and peer-to-peer interaction, while causing minimum disruption to working professionals.
ePGD-ABA builds on IIMA’s legacy of exceptional academic rigor combined with focus on application to the real world. The programme is designed and delivered by the renowned faculty at IIMA, and is packed with sessions from industry experts and thought leaders from academia. The programme offers an opportunity to aspiring individuals and high-calibre professionals to be part of the acclaimed IIMA ecosystem.
We welcome you to a life-changing journey of personal transformation and professional growth with the ePGD-ABA at IIMA.