BUSINESS ANALYTICS

Key Information

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
  • Equip practitioners with key concepts and tools of modeling and business analytics
  • Gain improved business intuition for making efficient strategic and tactical business decisions of real economic consequence

The program assumes that the participants would have working knowledge of basic management functions, and hence would focus mostly on application areas of management.

WHAT IS UNIQUE?
The program offers specialization (through project work) in any of the following areas:
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Operations

Practical orientation with project work under faculty guidance. This needs projects to be presented during the visit to IIM Calcutta campus towards the end of program

Convenient schedule with four hours class per week on Sunday

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
  • Those who need to use quantitative techniques to arrive at optimal decisions will find this program stimulating and challenging
  • Executives in management roles seeking sharper analytical skills, based on robust analysis of data
PRE - REQUISITES FROM PARTICIPANTS
  • A working knowledge of basic mathematics and simple logic, in addition to basic management functions
  • Participants are also expected to have basic familiarity with Microsoft Excel
  • Aspiration and ambition to excel by employing logical and analytical tools that provide a higher, deeper level of understanding and insights into the decision-making process
ELIGIBILITY AND SELECTION PROCESS
  • Applicants should be working professionals/self-employed (need to submit supporting proof)
  • Graduates (10+2+3) in any discipline with min. 50% marks[(aggregate- considering results of all years (e.g. 3 or 4 together)] recognised by UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience post completion of graduation is required Eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of their performance in the Program Aptitude Test (PAT) to be conducted by NIIT Imperia, together with the assessment of background and motivation (Statement of Purpose-Annexure I of the Application Form) based on the application form submitted.

Selected applicants need to resubmit the latest proof of current employment at the time of registration.

ABOUT IIM CALCUTTA
  • The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta) was established as the first national institute for post-graduate studies and research in management by the Government of India in 1961 and is reputed to be one of Asia's finest business schools
  • Since the last 50 years, IIM Calcutta has been playing a pioneering role in professionalising Indian management through its post-graduate and doctoral level programs, executive training programs, research and consulting activities.

For more information about the institute, please visit www.iimcal.ac.in or www.niitimperia.com

Program Details

PROGRAM STRUCTURE & CONTENTS

(Applicants are advised to go through the detailed program content at http://bit.ly/EPMBD05DPC)

  1. 3-day IIM Calcutta campus module for program orientation
  2. Qualitative aspects in decision making
  3. Business environment
  4. Statistical tools for managers
  5. Financial statements analysis
  6. Operations research & strategy
  7. Quantitative applications in strategic operations & services
  8. Quantitative applications in finance
  9. Business forecasting & other decision making tools
  10. Quantitative applications in marketing
  11. 5-day IIM Calcutta Campus Module for project proposal presentation, discussion & improvement with interactive inputs from IIMC faculty guides
PROGRAM DESIGN AND DURATION
  • Duration: One year
  • Frequency: Once a week
  • Class Schedule: Sunday - 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
  • Delivery: Through classes at NIIT Imperia Centre for Advanced Learning in your city,* using Synchronous Learning Technology Platform
  • In addition, there will be a mandatory 3-day campus module at IIM Calcutta at the start of the program and a mandatory 5-day campus module at IIM Calcutta towards the end of the program.
EVALUATION
  • Evaluation by: IIM Calcutta
  • Evaluation Structure: Mid and end module examinations
  • Evaluation Mode: Evaluation may also include one or more of the following: Online assessment / case study discussions/quiz/assignments/offline assessment (paper-pencil test)/classparticipationThe final decision on evaluation methods rests with the institute and may change without prior intimation. Based on the performance in the assessments, participants are awarded grades (Excellent, Good,Average, Poor) in every module.

CERTIFICATION

Participants with 'Poor' grades in not more than two modules will receive a 'Certificate of Completion' in Executive Program on Managing Business Decisions: A Quantitative Approach. Participants with more than 2 'Poor' grades will receive a 'Certificate of Participation'. Certificates shall be issued directly by IIM Calcutta.

Batch Details

IMPORTANT DATES

Last Date of Application: July 13, 2013 Class start on or after: September 2013

FEE AND PAYMENT SCHEDULE
  • Program Fee: Rs. 2,47,165/- (inclusive of service tax as applicable)
  • The fee above is inclusive of all academic charges, examinations, textbooks and study material
  • All fees are non-refundable. Fees can be paid by cash, or cheque/demand draft drawn in favour of 'NIIT Ltd. Imperia Collection A/c'
  • A deferred payment facility exists with the following schedule:
    • With Application#: Rs. 10,000 + 12.36% service tax
    • On Registration: Rs. 87,630/-
    • Instalment 1 (Nov 2013): Rs. 49,433/-
    • Instalment 2 (Jan 2014) Rs. 49,433/-
    • Instalment 3 (Mar 2014) Rs. 49,433/-
    • (Students to submit the PDCs towards future instalments as per the due dates at the time of registration).
CAMPUS MODULE FEE

A mandatory Campus Module fee is to be paid vide DD drawn in favour of IIM Calcutta, before every campus visit. This amount includes boarding and lodging. Travel arrangements (including the travel expenses) for the campus visit have to be made by the students themselves.

  • The Campus Instalment to be paid vide DD drawn in favour of 'Indian Institute of Management Calcutta' payable at Kolkata
  • Campus Instalment 1 (Oct 2013): Rs. 10,112/- (Rs. 3,371/- per day)
  • Campus Instalment 2 (June 2014): Rs. 16,854/- (Rs. 3,371/- per day)
INITIAL PAYMENT DETAILS

Initial payment will be refunded completely if the applicant is not selected for the program by the institute. This does not include the application amount of Rs. 1,124/-. Initial payment will not be refunded in case of any/all of the following conditions:

a) The application is found to be incomplete or inaccurate at any stage of scrutiny (Appearing in PAT does not confirm application acceptance/clearance of scrutiny)

b) The applicant is offered a seat for the program and does not join before the date mentioned in the offer letter It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in all respects. The selection offer letter is for a specific batch of a program. Neither the offer for admission nor the initial amount is transferable to any other program or batch.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Senior faculty from IIM Calcutta will conduct this program. Profiles of the faculty are available on www.niitimperia.com and www.iimcal.ac.in

Admission Process

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND SELECTION PROCESS
  • Applicants should be working professionals/self-employed (need to submit supporting proof)
  • Graduates (10+2+3) in any discipline with min. 50% marks[(aggregate- considering results of all years (e.g. 3 or 4 together)] recognised by UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience post completion of graduation is required

Eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of their performance in the Program Aptitude Test (PAT) to be conducted by NIIT Imperia, together with the assessment of background and motivation (Statement of Purpose-Annexure I of the Application Form) based on the application form submitted.

Selected applicants need to resubmit the latest proof of current employment at the time of registration.

BANK LOAN INFORMATION

Up to 90% of the program fee can be availed as 'Customised Education Loan' from leading banks to enable the participants to spread the repayment over a period of 36 months. However, the applicant shall be eligible for bank loans as per the concerned bank norms.
Neither NIIT Imperia nor the Institute will be held responsible for any delay in disbursement of the bank loan.
For the complete details about bank loans and scholarship, visit http://www.niitimperia.com/node/91

Testimonials

"Before joining the program, I was worried on whether I would be able to take the challenge of managing such an intensive & prestigious program along with work schedule. But the interesting modules in the program (e.g. Financial statement Analysis, Business environment, operation & supply mgt., Demonstrations of techniques on case study) makes you do that extra work to balance both of them. I would surely recommend this program to all my friends and colleagues."
- Akshay Khurana, IT Executive - Hindustan Field Service Private limited

"The program is an advanced program in business analytics and quantitative applications. It covers all aspects of finance, marketing and HR with quantitative applications and focus. Thanks to this program, my analytical skills have improved and I am able to make better decisions in my work. And the expert faculty make this a must-do program for anybody interested in business analytics/business intelligence."
- Pravin Suthar, Business Development Officer, Perfect Stones

Key Information

INTRODUCTION

The comprehensive Analytics program from NIIT has been designed to create complete analytics professionals. It has been designed by experts with inputs from several leading analytics companies. It is delivered by practitioners who have rich experience of having worked for some of the best analytics firms and Fortune 500 clients.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This program is designed for working professionals who want to become analytics professionals. The work experience can be in a business function such as marketing or finance across verticals or it could be deep experience in a vertical such as financial services of retail or IT services.

  • Should have some background in Mathematic/Statistics or Economics even if you have not used it for a while.
  • Should have a reasonably good mathematical aptitude
  • Should be familiar with Microsoft Excel
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Working Professionals

Program Details

PROGRAM OBJECTIVE

The program aims to enable participants with practical exposure to business analytics and make them industry ready

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Curriculum
    - Design inputs from leading analytics firm
    - Developed by industry practitioners
  • Faculty
    - Industry practitioner
    - Highly qualified experts
  • Case-based Approach
    - Cases from Marketing, Finance, HR, SCM
    - Cases from Banking, Media, Retail, Healthcare
  • Hands-On Practice/Tools
    - Extensive practice through assignments, cases, project
    - Excel, Solver
PROGRAM STRUCTURE AND CONTENT

(Applicants are advised to go through the detailed program content as well at http://bit.ly/PGCBAflier)

  • Foundation of Analytics
  • Statistical Inference
  • Analytics Across Business Functions
  • Special Analytical Methods
  • Information Management in Analytics
  • Advanced Business Forecasting
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Analytics Across Business Verticals
  • Integrated Cases
  • Business Analytics Project

Batch Details

PROGRAM DESIGN & DURATION

Duration: 26 weeks (12 hours a week Face to Face + 6 hours per week of additional effort)
Delivery: Through classes at NIIT Imperia Centre for Advanced Learning in your city*, using Synchronous Learning Technology Platform
Class start on or after: 20 May 2014 (Tentative)

PROGRAM FEE

Fee: Rs. 1,30,000/- +12.36% Service Tax = Rs. 1, 46,068/-

Program Faculty

Faculty

Sudhir Kumar Mallick M Stat (Indian Statistical Institute), PG Diploma in Comp Sc (Indian Statistical Institute) Retired as Principal Consultant, TCS, 33 years of experience in IT Services and Analytics

Dr. Debasish Roy M Stat (Indian Statistical Institute), Ph.D (University of Auckland, New Zealand) Has held visiting faculty positions at Cambridge University (UK), Pavia University (Italy) and ISI

Shyam Karmakar M Stat (Indian Statistical Institute), PGDM, Chartered Statistician of The Royal Statistical Society, London

Dr. Nidhan Choudhuri M Stat(ISI), Ph.D in Statistics from Michigan State University 16 years of experience out of which 8 years in corporate world and 8 years in academia