Professional Certificate Program in Data Science and Business Analytics

Strengthen your decision-making skills with a professional certificate from the US. Identify insights, improve your ability to make predictions, & make better data-driven business decisions.

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  • 7 Assignments
    + 1 Capstone Project
  • 10 Months
  • Jun 29, 2022
    Start Date
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  • Benefits
  • Admission Process
  • Fees
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About the Program

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

Hands-on Capstone Projects

Get industry-first understanding of the applications of Data Science and Business Analytics. Choose amongst E-commerce, BFSI, Retail and Healthcare sectors.

Dedicated Career Assistance

Receive 1:1 career counselling sessions & mock interviews with hiring managers.

Student Support

Student support available all days 24 hours via email or use the Call Back option on the platform to get a response within 2 working hours.

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • 400+ Hours of Learning
  • 20+ Case Studies and Assignments
  • 100+ Hours of Live Sessions
  • Professional Certificate from University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business
  • Graded Assessments Every Module
  • 10-12 Hours/Week of Learning
  • 1 Capstone Project from the Domain of Your Choice

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

  • Top Skills You Will Learn:
    Statistics, Predictive Analytics using Python, Machine Learning, Data Visualization, Predictive Modelling, Business Problem Solving etc.
  • Job Opportunities:
    Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Financial Analyst, Management Analyst/Consultant, Market Researcher, Operations Research Analysts, Independent Consultant, Business Analyst, Predictive Modeling Analyst/Consultant, Business Intelligence and Analytics Manager, Strategy Consultant, Risk Analyst
  • Who Is This Program For?
    - Software Engineers who wish to enter DS
    - Mid Level IT professionals
    - Non Technical Business Analysts
    - Marketing/ Healthcare/ Domain based professionals who wish to apply analytics
    - Early career technologists with understanding of math and basic logic for programming
  • Minimum Eligibility
    The program design and curriculum assumes an undergraduate education. However, those without an undergraduate degree are welcome to apply. Those applying without an undergraduate degree will be subjected to a 15-minute logic and critical thinking entrance assessment. No technical or coding knowledge is necessary.

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University of Maryland

On successful completion of the Program, you receive a verified certificate from University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

  • - Showcase your certificate from a globally recognized university
  • - Get a chance to network with UMD faculty, industry experts and peers during the course
  • - Gain demonstrable hands on skills in data science and business analytics
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Learn from Maryland Smith's leading Data Science faculty and industry leaders


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

  • Preparatory Content
    • Data Science Toolkit
      • 8 Weeks
    • Statistical Analysis & Visualisation
      • 12 Weeks
    • Machine Learning
      • 10 Weeks
    • Advanced Machine Learning
      • 8 Weeks
    • Capstone Project
      • 2 Weeks

      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
      • 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...
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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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      • Case studies are representative and subject to change based on faculty inputs
      • High ROI
        Cost Effective:
        • Upgrade your career at 1/2 the cost of the same on campus program
        Learn and Earn:
        • Get world class credentials without leaving your job from the comfort of your home
      • Industry Driven
        • Learn through curriculum created by the industry for the industry
        • Learn and get coached by leading industry experts from around the globe
        • Experience world class education on-demand through our proprietary app and website
        Unparalleled Support:
        • Work with a dedicated upGrad buddy who will handhold you throughout the program
        • Get expert verified resolutions for all your doubts within hours
        • Weekly live sessions with industry experts on doubts, career & communication
      • Career Preparation:
        • Rigorous career preparation with resume feedback, personal branding on LinkedIn
        • Career booster content to help understand how to search for jobs, prepare for interviews, negotiate your salary etc.
        • Industry mentorship - Receive mentorship from industry leaders of the domain to help you reach your desired career goal
        • Opportunity to network with accomplished professionals, faculty and industry experts from 50+ countries
        • Part of 50K+ alumni base who are working in top companies like Amazon, ESPN, Visa, Microsoft, E&Y, Accenture
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      Admission Process

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

      Program Fee
      SGD 4,700

        Empowering learners of tomorrow

        How You Benefit From This Program
        • Earn a Professional Certificate without leaving your job
        • Cutting edge curriculum delivered by world class instructors
        • Accelerate and Transition your career by unlocking the power of data
        • Hands-on capstone projects that deepen your understanding
        Refer someone you know and receive cash reimbursements of up to $500!*

        *More details under the referral policy under Support Section

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