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An alumnus of IIT and IIM with over 13 years of experience in analytics with industry leaders such as the CitiGroup, Tata Industries, etc.
Dean - Academics
Prof. Chandrashekar has a Ph.D. from Mississippi State University and experience of over 10 years in several multinational organizations.
A gold medallist from IIM Bangalore, an alumnus of IIT Madras and London Business School, Anand is among the top 10 data scientists in India.
Prof. Anjali has a Ph.D. from Georgia Tech as well as an integrated M.Tech. (EE) from IIT Bombay.
Sr. Research Scientist
An alumnus of IIT Bombay, UCB and Harvard Business School with over 9 years of experience
Prof. S. Sadagopan
Prof. Sadagopan is currently Director of IIIT Bangalore. He has an MS and a PhD from Purdue University and a B.E.(Hons.) degree from Madras University.
Co-Founder & CEO
An AI and Analytics evangelist for Fortune 500 companies who has won several industry awards in the field of analytics
Head of Analytics
An alumnus of McKinsey and Co., Flipkart, and Bharti Airtel with over 11 years of experience
Prof. G. Srinivasaraghavan
Prof. Srinivasaraghavan has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from IIT Kanpur and 18 years of experience with Infosys Technologies.
Dinesh Babu Jayagopi
Prof. Dinesh has a Ph.D. from Ecole Polytechnic Federate Switzerland, M.Sc. from IISc Bangalore in System Science and Signal Processing and a B.Tech. from Madras Institute of Technology
Kalpana is the ex-AVP of Decision Sciences at Genpact with over 20 years' experience.
Mirza Rahim Baig
Lead Business Analytics
Advanced analytics professional with 8+ years of experience as a consultant in the e-commerce and healthcare domains
Lead Data Scientist (Pricing)
An alumnus of IIT with over 7 years of experience at Watson at IBM Research, startups & Myntra
Bijoy Kumar Khandelwal
Chief Operating Officer
Bijoy comes with a deep understanding of the private and cloud architectures and has helped numerous companies make the transition.
Data Scientist, Mentor Analytics, San Jose, CA, USA
Colin has done his PhD from University of California. He brings with him 10+ years of rich international experience in the field of Data.
Data Scientist, Walmart Labs San Francisco Bay Area, USA
Behzad has done his PhD from New Jersey Institute of Technology. He has worked with Qualcomm, US and Walmart, US on different data driven roles.
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
Specialization- Deep Learning
Specialization- Business Intelligence/Data Analytics
Specialization- Data Engineering
Content Hours Available
Live Learning Sessions
Programming Tools/ Languages
Expert Coaching Sessions
Post Course 2 (Machine Learning), choose any one of the below 3 specializations as per your background and career aspirations
Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics
Model Selection & General ML Techniques
Principal Component Analysis
Advanced Regression Assignment
Bagging and Boosting
Time Series Analysis
Telecom Churn Case Study
Introduction to Neural Networks
Neural Networks Assignment
Convolutional Neural Networks - Introduction and Industry Applications
Recurrent Neural Networks
Choose from a range of real-world industry woven projects on advanced topics...
Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics
SQL Best Practices
SQL Assignment: IMDb Movies
NoSQL Databases and Best Practices
Introduction to Big Data and Cloud
Hive and Querying
Hive Case Study
Visualisation using Tableau
Sports Analytics - IPL Visualisation Assignment
Visualisation using PowerBI
Visualisation using Plotly
Plotly Case Study
Solve an end-to-end real-life industry problem from a wide variety of domain...
Introduction to Big Data(Optional)
Introduction to Cloud and AWS Setup
Introduction to Hadoop and MapReduce Programming
MapReduce Programming Assignment (optional)
Data Management and Relational Database Modelling
NoSQL Databases and Apache HBase and NoSQL Databases and MongoDB(Optional)
Data Warehousing (Optional)
Data Ingestion with Apache Sqoop and Apache Flume
Hive & Querying
Hive Assignment (optional)
Introduction to Apache Spark
NYC Parking Assignment (Optional)
Project: ETL Data Pipline
Optimising Spark for Large Scale Data Processing
Real-Time Data Streaming with Apache Kafka
Real-Time Data Processing using Spark Streaming
Stock data Analysis Assignment (Optional)
Building Automated Data Pipelines with Airflow
Analytics using PySpark
Classification Assignment (Optional)
Project: Real Time data processing
AWS Cloud Infrastructure (Optional)
The capstone project will stitch all the components of data engineering toge...
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
IMDb Movie Analysis
Analyze movie data from the past hundred years and find out various insights...
Uber Supply-Demand Gap
Use analytics to identify why Uber sometimes faces a supply-demand challenge...
Creditworthiness of Customers
Learn how Predictive Analytics can be used to decide the creditworthiness of...
Learn how the knowledge of basic machine learning algorithms can be used to ...
Decline fraud transactions on a credit card in real-time to minimize the los...
Learn how Google speech-to-text works and make your own model using deep lea...
Build a model which will caption a given image and describe it in sentences ...
Learners will build a gesture recognition model for a Smart-TV to recognize ...
Social Media Listening
What if you could predict the popularity of a brand like upGrad in India?
Telecom companies often face the problem of churning customers due to the co...
Retail-Giant Sales Forecasting
Help a retail-giant to have a clear idea of how their sales will look like i...
Interactive Marketing Campaign Analysis
Research and analyse data from a marketing campaign to gain valuable insight...
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Group case studies really give a sense of teamwork, as it happens in regular classroom studies. It teaches us coordination and right attitude as a team player in meeting all the deadlines.
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