PGDM–Business Analytics

PGDM Data Science
IBM

Under the aegis of Career Education Program, IBM has collaborated with Lloyd Business School to offer a pioneering PGDM Programme in Business Analytics which confers a degree with Joint Certification from IBM and Lloyd Business School. This programme aims to:

• To develop methodologies and practices for data analytics in various domains

• To develop managerial competence to help organizations derive significant implications from big data exploration.

The course focuses on statistical and data mining techniques, such as Linear Regression, Logistic Regression, Forecasting, that can turn data into insights and furthermore into implementable action. Though the programme would demand familiarity with high-school level Mathematics; it is open to students from a non-technical background as training on tools such as MS-Excel, R and SAS to solve real-life case studies will be provided by IBM trained and certified faculty and experts.

About IBM

IBM is the world's eighth-largest IT Company by revenue with operations in over 170 countries. Its next-generation solutions help organizations make sense of information in the context of their business and developing competent Business Analytics Solutions by providing faster, easier, smarter analytics. One of the premier products in the world of business analytics, IBM Watson is a platform that can uncover insights more quickly and more easily from all types of data—even big data—and on multiple platforms and devices.

Programme Structure

The programme will comprise of six trimesters over a period of two years with more than 200 contact hours with IBM experts and LBS faculty. It will cover a mix of foundational and core courses in the field of business analytics including Predictive as well as Descriptive analyses and R programming culminating in training sessions with IBM industry Consultants, in the IBM Lab at Lloyd Campus, to ensure the industry-readiness of the programme graduates

This course will involve extensive classroom instructions, guest lectures, case analysis, field work, project work, presentation, quizzes, industrial visits, seminars etc. along with hands on training at the IBM Business Analytics Lab at Lloyd on various Business Analytics tools.

Courses – First Year

The first three trimesters will comprise of courses that will introduce the basic principles of management and business analytics. Students will learn about research methodologies, advanced management accounting, Database & query languages, and Data Science analyses which help organizations develop an approach towards collecting and analyzing data to disseminate relevant information for facilitating managerial decision making.

Courses – Second Year

During the second year, the students will be introduced to statistical programming and the IBM Watson Analytics platform. Experiential learning platforms would be used to ensure high level of development of conceptual and analytical understanding among students. The three trimesters of the second year are geared towards building knowledge through courses on Enterprise planning, Entrepreneurship, Leadership development and Strategic management of organizations.



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