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Professional Certificate Program in Data Science for Business Decision Making

The Foundation Course in Data Science for Next-Gen Managers. No Coding Experience Required.

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  • Online
    Format
  • Ranked #4
    In Management, NIRF 2021
  • 8 Months
    Recommended 8-10 hrs/week
  • Sep 29, 2021
    Start Date
  • 200+
    Hours of Learner Content
  • EMI Options
    Starts at INR 5813/Month
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  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Benefits
  • Admission Process
  • Fees
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About the Programme

Receive industry mentorship, dedicated career support, learn data science applications in real business problems, and much more.

Industry Expertise

One-on-one sessions with industry mentors, access to all required softwares and tools, 3 projects and a Capstone to ensure you are up-to-date with the industry.

Dedicated Career Assistance

Receive 1:1 career counselling sessions & mock interviews with hiring managers. Further your career with our 300+ hiring partners.

Personalised Mentorship

Student support available 09 AM to 09 PM IST via email or use the Call Back option on the platform to get a response within 2 working hours.

Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Designed for Managers
  • 20+ Live Learning Sessions
  • 5+ Expert Coaching Sessions
  • Learn on Excel, Tableau and Python
  • 3 Industry Projects and a Capstone!
  • 360 Degree Career Support
  • One-on-One with Industry Mentors
  • Support available all days 9 AM - 9 PM IST for queries
  • Job Assistance with Top Firms
  • Case Based Pedagogy
  • 200+ Content Hours Available

Professional Certificate Program in Data Science for Business Decision Making introduces difficult concepts of data science and machine learning algorithms in a simple format with special emphasis on real-world business applications.

- Prof. C Raju, Quantitative Methods and Operations Management

Syllabus

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects.

  • Top Skills You Will Learn:
    Business Problem Solving and Storytelling, Basics of Statistics and Machine Learning, and Data Science Strategy
  • Job Opportunities:
    Data Analyst Manager, Data Science Leader, Business Manager in a data-driven organization
  • Who Is This Program For?
    Managers and Aspiring Managers, MBA Graduates, Engineers, Professionals in various domains
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor's Degree with minimum 50% marks (40% for Female Learners). Minimum 1 year of work experience. Learner should have studied Mathematics at Higher Secondary Level or Graduation / Post-Graduation.

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Note:
  • Applications in Python and R will not require the learner to write code. PowerBI modules are optional.

Professional Certificate Programme from IIM Kozhikode

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIM Kozhikode.

  • 4th Ranked Management Institute in India by NIRF, 2021
  • Widely recognised and valued certification from IIMK
  • Network with Data Science, Business and Other Functional managers across all industries
Professional Certificate Programme from IIM Kozhikode
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Instructors

Learn from India’s leading Data Science faculty and industry leaders

Syllabus

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions. 

  • Pre-Program Preparatory Content
    • 1 Week
  • Business Problem Solving, Insights and Storytelling
    • 7 Weeks
  • Statistics & Machine Learning
    • 15 Weeks
  • Strategy
    • 3 Weeks
  • Capstone Project
    • 6 Weeks
  • Introduction to Python for Data Science (Optional Modules)
    • 5 Weeks
  • 200+
    Content Hours Available
  • 3
    Industry Projects
  • 20+
    Live Learning Sessions
  • 5+
    Expert Coaching Sessions

Industry Projects

Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries

  • Engage in collaborative projects with student-mentor interaction
  • Benefit by learning in-person with expert mentors
  • Personalised subjective feedback on your submissions to facilitate improvement
  • Deriving Business Insights and Storytelling
    Work from the top-down on a real business problem, breaking it down into a d...
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  • Regression
    Use all the skills learnt in statistics and regression to build a predictive...
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  • Classification
    Solve a real-industry problem using the classification and model selection t...
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The upGrad Advantage
Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Data Science
  • Learning Support
    Industry Mentors
    • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
    • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedbacks on improvement
    Student Support
    • Available all days 9 AM - 9 PM IST.
    • For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.
  • Q&A Forum
    • Timely doubt resolution by Industry experts and peers
    • 100% Expert-verified responses to ensure quality learning
    Expert Feedback
    • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
    • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept related doubts
  • upGrad BaseCamp
    • Fun-packed, informative and career building workshops Sessions by industry professionals and professors
    • Group activities with your peers and alumni
    Industry Networking
    • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics
    • One-on-one discussion and feedback sessions with industry mentors
Our Learners Work At
Top companies from all around the world have recruited upGrad alumni

Over 500 Careers Transformed

58%
Average Salary Hike
73L
Highest Salary
500+
Career Transitions
300+
Hiring Partners
Career Counselling
Get personalised career paths traced by experts to ascertain the best opportunities
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Resume Feedback
Obtain specific, personalised inputs on your resume structure and content
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Interview Preparation
Get unlimited mock interview sessions with hiring managers and receive detailed feedback
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Job Assistance
Get an opportunity to interview for upGrad's 300+ hiring partners with upGrad Career Fairs & more
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Admission Process

There are 3 simple steps in the Admission Process which is detailed below:

Programme Fee - Indian Residents
Starting at INR 5,813/month.
Programme Price INR 1,50,000 + GST. EMI Options Available
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    How You Benefit From This Programme
    • Professional Certification from IIM Kozhikode 
    • Learn Data Science without quitting your job
    • Career Acceleration in your current role
    • Stepping Stone into the field of Data Science
    • Cutting-edge curriculum designed by industry experts

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