The programme will equip its learners to critically analyse, synthesise and solve unstructured business data & nurture aptitude for business improvement and innovation.
September 27, 2022: TimesPro and the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta have launched the Executive Programme in Business Analytics to equip learners with critical analytical skills and help to develop predictive and prescriptive modelling techniques to optimise data and accelerate growth.
The 12-month IIM Calcutta Executive Programme in Business Analytics will empower learners with a comprehensive understanding of technologies, skills, and statistical methods to understand past data to gain insights for the future and monitor trends in real-time for making informed business decisions. The analytics industry in India recorded a substantial increase of 34.5 per cent on a year-on-year basis in 2022, with the market value reaching USD 61.1 billion. It is projected to reach $201.0 Billion by 2027 at a CAGR of 26.9 per cent.
The Executive Programme in Business Analytics will be conducted via TimesPro’s state-of-the-art Interactive Learning (IL) platform and delivered in Direct-to-Device (D2D) mode that includes two-campus immersive modules of four days each. It follows a proven pedagogy of diverse tools and techniques, including lectures, real-life case studies, assignments, quizzes, etc.
The programme will help learners vastly enhance their skillsets by learning subjects such as Data Mining Applications in R, Data Visualisation and Descriptive Analytics, Financial Analytics, Machine Learning, Operational Analytics, Predictive Modelling, Big Data, and Cloud Computing, among others.
Speaking on the announcement, Sunil Sood, Chief Business Officer, Executive Education, said, “With organisations focusing on industry-specific solutions amidst rising concerns about data accuracy and security, there is a growing demand for professionals with proficiencies in analytical skills to identify drivers to boost their financial performance. The programme in business analytics will equip learners with various quantitative analysis and predictive modelling techniques to accelerate growth and development and make organisations future ready.”
Manisha Chakrabarty, Professor, Economics, IIM Calcutta, said, “The Indian analytics industry is growing at a phenomenal pace amidst the government’s push towards a ‘Digital India’ and would play a crucial role in Industry 4.0. It has ensured the creation of niche opportunities in the analytics sector to give a fillip to organisations for sourcing highly skilled talent. The Executive Programme in Business Analytics is a step in providing upskilling to our learners with new-age skills to complement industry demand and build a skilled workforce.”
TimesPro, established in 2013, is a leading Higher EdTech platform dedicated to empowering the career growth of aspiring learners by equipping them with skills to rise in a competitive world. TimesPro’s H.EdTech programmes are created to meet the rapidly changing industry requirements and have been blended with technology to make them accessible & affordable.
TimesPro offers a variety of created and curated learning programmes across a range of categories, industries, and age groups. They include employment-oriented early career programmes across BFSI, e-Commerce, and technology sectors; executive education for working professionals in collaboration with premier educational institutions like IIMs and IITs; and organisational learning and development interventions at the corporate level.
TimesPro also collaborates with India’s leading MNCs across varied sectors to provide upskilling and reskilling solutions to boost employability and create a robust workforce.
TimesPro is a Higher EdTech initiative by the Times of India Group.
About Indian Institute of Management Calcutta:
Established in November 1961 by the Government of India in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, the Ford Foundation, and Indian Industry, the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta) was the first national institute for Post Graduate studies and Research in Management by in November 1961.
Over the last six decades, IIM Calcutta has gained global repute for imparting high-quality management education through its Post-Graduate and Doctoral level programs, Executive Training Programs, and Research and Consulting Activities. It is the first ‘Triple Accredited’ management school from India with accreditations from Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB); European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS); and Association of MBAs (AMBA).
Today, IIM Calcutta is one of Asia’s finest Business Schools. Its strong ties to the business community make it the ideal institution to attract India’s best talent and promote management practices in Indian organisations.