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Advanced Data Science for Managers

Advanced Data Science for Managers

Organisations are seeking to gain revenue-generating insights from data and build future strategies for business growth.


In today’s dynamic business landscape, the ability to drive corporate strategy and business decisions through data-driven insights leads to market leadership and gives organisations a competitive edge. Increasingly, the integration of data science and analytics is proving to be a game-changer for businesses across industries. Organisations are seeking to gain revenue-generating insights from data and build future strategies for business growth.

IIM Kozhikode’s Advanced Data Science for Managers provides insights on data management, exploratory data analysis, and the use of machine learning algorithms. Along with a strategic and managerial understanding, the programme will help professionals enhance their proficiency in data science and gain in-depth skills and robust knowledge of machine learning algorithms and techniques supported by R and Python.

Since most of the data available today is in an unstructured format, joining this year-long programme will train professionals in techniques such as text mining and social media analytics that are vital for maximising business growth and transformation. Additionally, this programme’s effective pedagogy and focus on real-world examples, case studies, and practical sessions will assist in identifying data insights and making high-output business decisions. On completing this programme, you will receive a certificate of completion and will be eligible for the prestigious Executive Alumni Status of IIM Kozhikode.

Course Information

Graduates (10+2+3) or Diploma Holders (only 10+2+3) from a recognised university in any discipline with a minimum of 1 year of work experience (after graduation) as on December 30, 2021.

There’s a growing demand for skilled data science professionals across industries, management levels and job functions. Joining this programme will be most beneficial for:

Managers and team leads managing analytics, data science and machine learning projects and teams
Business and data analysts looking to transition to data science roles or projects
Early-stage professionals interested in enhancing existing skills in data science and analytics
Directors, business heads and senior management professionals looking to implement or scale their analytics and data science competency and overall organisational capability
Consultants who want to develop a strategic mindset that revolves around business analytics and data science for client projects
Small business owners and entrepreneurs who want to utilise analytics and data science to scale their business

Gain an understanding of data analysis and structures, and the relationship between data sets
Learn to use analytical tools such as R, Python and SQL
Explore text mining analysis and techniques to understand the influence of social media
Learn to use descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics to make real-time, data-driven decisions
Gain the skills and knowledge required to manage data science and analytics teams or projects at your organisation
Gain an understanding of the tools and techniques used in Data Science and ML for business applications

Develop a data-driven mindset to manage, visualise and analyse data effectively
Hands-on exercises using real-world data sets & R practical sessions
Immersive learning journey with real-world case studies, business decision-related projects & Capstone Project
Taught by eminent faculty & renowned industry experts
Certificate of Completion from IIM Kozhikode, one of India’s Leading B-Schools
Eruditus Career Services workshops and job placement assistance

Course Specifications

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