Professional Certificate Program in Data Science for Business Decision Making
The Foundation Course in Data Science for Next-Gen Managers. No Coding Experience Required.
With Industry Experts From
Recommended 8-10 hrs/week
Sep 29, 2021
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About the Program
Receive industry mentorship, dedicated career assistance, learn data science applications in real business problems, and much more.
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.
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.
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
Career Assistance with Top Firms
Case Based Pedagogy
200+ Content Hours Available
Support available all days 9 AM - 9 PM IST for queries
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
Advance Your Career In:
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
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
Applications in Python and R will not require the learner to write code. PowerBI modules are optional.
Professional Certificate Program from IIM Kozhikode
Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIM Kozhikode.
6th Ranked Management Institute in India by NIRF
Widely recognised and valued certification from IIMK
Network with Data Science, Business and Other Functional managers across all industries
Learn from India’s leading Data Science faculty and industry leaders
Prof C Raju
Prof Raju is a Ph.D. in Statistics from University of Madras. He has more than 25 years of teaching and research experience.
Prof Sandip Barui
Assistant Professor, QMOM
Prof Sandip has MSc from IIT Bombay & PhD from McMaster University. He specializes in the field of Data Science in Business Decision Making.
A gold medallist from IIM Bangalore & an alumnus of LBS, Anand is among the top 10 data scientists in India with 20 years of experience.
Director Data Science
As a Data Science Director, Rajesh solves hard business problems to improve healthcare by applying Deep Learning algorithms.
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
Business Problem Solving, Insights and Storytelling
Statistics & Machine Learning
Introduction to Python for Data Science (Optional Modules)
Content Hours Available
Live Learning Sessions
Expert Coaching Sessions
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
Personalized 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...
Use all the skills learnt in statistics and regression to build a predictive...
Solve a real-industry problem using the classification and model selection t...
The upGrad Advantage
Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Data Science
Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalized feedbacks on improvement
Available all days 9 AM - 9 PM IST.
For urgent queries, use the Call Back option on the platform.
Timely doubt resolution by Industry experts and peers
100% Expert-verified responses to ensure quality learning
Personalized expert feedback on assignments and projects
Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept related doubts
Online 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
There are 3 simple steps in the Admission Process which is detailed below:
Step 1: Complete Your Application
Complete your application to take the 30 minutes online eligibility test with 15 questions to kickstart the admissions process. The test is designed to access your quantitative skills, logical aptitude and verbal English to ensure you're ready for the program.
Step 2: Get Shortlisted & Receive your Offer Letter
Upon qualifying, an offer letter will be sent to you confirming your admission to the Professional Certificate Program in Data Science for Business Decision Making.
Step 3: Block your Seat & Begin the Prep Course
Block your seat with a payment of USD 200 to enroll into the program. Begin with your Prep course and start your Data Science journey!
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How You Benefit From This Program
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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