The biggest challenge in realizing the true value of Big Data in Indian market is the shortage of talent, especially of analysts who know how to operate companies by using insights from Big Data and people with deep expertise in statistics. A report by McKinsey projected a need for 1.5 million additional managers and analysts in the US alone, who can ask the right questions and consume the results of the analysis of Big Data effectively. Similar demand exists in India as well. How do we match the ever-growing demand of analysts? The answer is to increase the number and scope of training opportunities in Analytics for young people. Are you planning to pursue a career in Analytics? Check out our list of best courses on Analytics being offered in India.
1. Advanced Analytics for Management – IIM
This program is intended for enabling practitioners, managers, and decision-makers to use advanced analytics for better decision-making and in-depth understanding of these concepts using a hands-on technique(s) and relating to business cases.
International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIITB) in its endeavor to bridge the skill gap in Analytics is launching “Analytics Essentials” a foundational certification course in Business Analytics in collaboration with our program partner Protract Education. The 3 months weekend program is designed to launch you into the exciting world of business analytics.
This course is designed to provide in-depth knowledge of handling data and Business Analytics’ tools that can be used for fact-based decision-making. The participants will be able to analyze and solve problems from different industries such as manufacturing, service, retail, software, banking and finance, sports, pharmaceutical, aerospace etc.
A combination of classroom and Technology aided learning platform, the program is designed on a schedule that minimizes disruption of work and personal pursuits. Participants will typically be on campus for a 5-day schedule of classroom learning every alternate month for a span of 12 months, which would ideally be planned to include a weekend.
SRM University offers part-time online courses in data analysis in collaboration with Coursera, edX, Udacity.
This executive 1-year long distance program is designed to expose participants to state of the art tools and techniques of analytics. The program coverage would include discussion on topics such as Data Mining, Soft Computing, Design of Experiments, Survey Sampling, Statistical Inference, Investment Management, Financial Modelling, Advanced marketing Research etc.
Course duration: 3 months. Classes will be conducted by eminent professors and industry experts in the weekends (SAT & SUN) in Mumbai/ Kolkata /Delhi /Bengaluru and in addition to these, there will be one-week learning in IIM Ranchi.
Jigsaw Academy provides some groundbreaking online analytics courses that can change the course of your career. Their courses include;
Foundation Course in Analytics
Data Science Certification
Human Resources (HR) Analytics Course
Big Data Analytics Using Hadoop and R
Advanced Certification in Retail Analytics
Advanced Course in Financial Analytics
Analytics with R
Great Lakes PG Course in Business Analytics
VIT offers full-time course in Big Data analysis to promote an academic career for further research in theoretical as well as applied aspects of Big Data Analytics in providing innovative, cost-effective processing of information for enhanced insight & decision making.
SRM University offers a two-year full-time course in database systems where the students are exposed to theoretical concepts complemented by related practical experiments.
B.S. Abdur Rahman University offers a two years PG course in Predictive analysis that provides students the capability to design and develop computer-based systems for different domains and be able to apply the knowledge of computing tools and techniques for solving real-life problems encountered in Software Industries.
12. M.Tech. (ICT) in ‘Data Science and Analytics’ – Institute of Engineering & Technology, (IET), Ahmedabad
IET is launching a two-year M.Tech. a degree program in ICT with a specialization in Data Science and Analytics in July, 2014. This hands-on, live case study based program is designed to meet the exploding need for highly skilled professionals in Data Analytics.
Hindustan University offers two years full-time course in Business Analytics that help the students to have a better understanding of an organization, anticipate and shape business outcomes.
Decision-making process in a modern business environment has transformed. It is now based upon Market Research and Data Analytics. This transformation is also aided by professional excellence in Market Research & Data Analytics, by IT-enabled services (ITES), business process outsourcing, knowledge process outsourcing, business intelligence, knowledge management, and market research companies.
The Great Lakes’ Post-Graduate Program in Business Analytics is designed for executives who want to build their careers in the analytics industry. The program covers the essentials of business management, deep dives into the study of business analytics and provides hands-on training on analytical tools and technologies that are used by companies worldwide.
This unique Praxis Business Analytics program is spread over 12 months. The program offers an equivalent of 16 courses of 3-credits each. This translates into 480 hours of classroom training including projects, presentations, and assignments. Some of these assignments may be ‘live’ industry assignments. Students will be offered a 3-month internship with organizations of repute. They will be required to work on live assignments in the domain of Business Analysis.
17. Post Graduate Program in Business Analytics and Big Data – Aegis
Post Graduate program in Business Analytics and Big Data (PGP-BA-Big Data) is a high-end program designed and delivered by top industry experts and professors to train the new generation of data-savvy professionals. These detail-oriented individuals, who understand all business functions and also possess highly specialized analytical skills, are playing a key role in the data-driven era. This 11 months program provides you intensive training to develop the necessary and unique set of skills required for a successful career in the world of big data and business analytics.
This program will guide business analytics professionals in extracting implicit, previously unknown and potentially useful knowledge from large data sets, developing performance models & usage of optimization techniques.