PG Diploma in Data Science for Leaders

India's best selling program with a 4.5 star rating. Learn in-demand skills to drive your organisation towards a new future through data-driven decision making.

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  • 12 months
    Recommended 6-8 hrs/week
  • Jan 30, 2021
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Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Designed for Business Leaders
  • 300+ Hours of Learning
  • 75+ Case Studies and Projects
  • Peer-to-Peer Networking
  • Use Case Based Learning
  • Personalised Industry Mentorship
  • IIIT Bangalore Alumni Status
  • Profile Building & Resume Review
  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Identifying business problems, creating ML pipelines, implementing ML projects, evaluating models
  • Who Is This Program For?
    Business Unit Heads, Management Consultants, Product Managers, Domain Experts, Experienced Tech Leaders

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

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Post Graduate Diploma from IIIT Bangalore

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIIT-B

  • Connect with a global network of accomplished IIIT-B Alumni
  • Widely recognised and valued Post Graduate Diploma in Data Science
  • Network with Data Science professionals across all industries
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Learn from India’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 Course
    • 2 Weeks
  • Analytics as a Strategic Lever
    • 6 Weeks
    • 1 Assignment
  • Traditional Decision Making Strategies
    • 7 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
  • Decision Making using Machine Learning
    • 7 Weeks
    • 1 Assignment
  • Decision Making using Advanced Models
    • 8 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
  • Data Engineering & Deployment
    • 5 Weeks
    • 1 Assignment
  • Data Science Project Management
    • 5 Weeks
    • 1 Assignment
  • Capstone
    • 6 Weeks
    • 1 Assignment
  • 300+
    Hours of Content
  • 75+
    Case Studies and Projects
  • 20+
    Live Sessions
  • 20+
    1:8 Mentoring Sessions with Industry Experts
  • 15
    Tools and Software

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
  • IMDb Movie Analysis
    Analyze movie data from the past hundred years and find out various insights...
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  • Uber Supply-Demand Gap
    Use analytics to identify why Uber sometimes faces a supply-demand challenge...
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  • Creditworthiness of Customers
    Learn how Predictive Analytics can be used to decide the creditworthiness of...
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  • Lead Scoring
    Learn how the knowledge of basic machine learning algorithms can be used to ...
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  • Fraud Detection
    Decline fraud transactions on a credit card in real-time to minimize the los...
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  • Telecom Churn
    Telecom companies often face the problem of churning customers due to the co...
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  • Retail-Giant Sales Forecasting
    Help a retail-giant to have a clear idea of how their sales will look like i...
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  • Interactive Marketing Campaign Analysis
    Research and analyse data from a marketing campaign to gain valuable insight...
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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 Success Mentors
    • A dedicated Success Mentors is allocated to each student so as to ensure consistent progress
    • Success Mentors are your single points of contact for all your non-academic queries
  • Doubt Resolution
    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
  • Networking
    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

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Admission Process

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Program Fee
No Cost EMI at ₹21,667/month (inclusive of all taxes)
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    Empowering learners of tomorrow

    Over 2,300 students have completed this course and started working at their dream job, whats stopping you?

    How You Benefit From This Program
    • Post Graduate Diploma without quitting your job
    • Cutting-edge curiculum designed by industry experts
    • Alumni status from IIIT Bangalore
    • Personalised Industry Mentorship

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