By CBA |Aug 08, 2020
Today, 82 data science professionals from the 12th batch (class of summer 2020) were awarded Certificate in Business Analytics (CBA) at a special e-graduation ceremony organised today.
Offered by the Institute of Data Science at the Indian School of Business (ISB), the CBA programme trains business professionals on important aspects of business analytics like statistics, programming, artificial intelligence, machine learning and business applications such as marketing analytics, financial analytics, retail & supply chain analytics and forecasting analytics. ISB’s business analytics programme is one of the most exhaustive executive-level programmes that equips professionals with the skills required to make data-driven decisions in today’s dynamic business landscape. The CBA programme has been revamped as Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics (AMPBA) from its 13th batch to add further rigour of the data science and analytics programme along with management skills which will help the students to gain a strategic perspective of the industry.
Shlok Mittal was awarded the gold medal and Anmol More silver medal for achieving academic excellence in the programme. The live business problem statement sponsored by QuantLeap Consulting LLP, titled ‘High-Frequency Pulse Sensing Technology in Healthcare’ won the ‘Best Capstone Project' ,which was executed by students team - Anmol More, Shlok Mittal, Shubhendu Vimal and Sivesh Kango.
Mr Rajiv Kumar, Managing Director and Corporate Vice President at Microsoft India underlined that “ it is a fact that every industry is going through a digital transformation. The onset of COVID-19 saw an intense acceleration of this journey and years of progress has been made in the last few months. Opportunities that are created due to the pandemic will continue to accelerate, further enhanced by 'intelligence created by the data'. Your learnings at ISB is in line with this future. As the technology continues to grow at this astronomical scale, I hope you will continue to learn and grow, shape the future, and create a lasting legacy, with purpose in your life, joy in your heart and grit in your mind."
Professor Rajendra Srivastava, Dean & Novartis Professor of Marketing Strategy, ISB, while congratulating the professionals said that, the need of the hour is to be become more flexible, agile and manage uncertainties. We should equip ourselves in doing things in new & interesting ways and put on new learning caps to address the current and imminent challenges, he said. Access to market information is also an imperative, he underlined. Adding further, Professor Rajendra Srivastava said that the future of organisational set-up would be a matrix form, where one would be working and reporting at multiple levels. We all should gear up for such new set-ups, he said.
Professor Manish Gangwar, Associate Dean – Research and Research Centers and Institutes and Executive Director of ISB Institute of Data Science highlighted that professionals with expertise in business analytics and data science would be in significant demand in the post current pandemic era, given the growing shift to online commerce. CBA is an career-enriching programme that provides rigorous theoretical and practical training on data management, programming, statistics, he added.
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About ISB Institute of Data Science:
The ISB Institute of Data Science conducts research in different domains of business analytics and data science; organises conferences and workshops, designs and delivers the short and long duration programmes for working professionals in the areas of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science applications in business. Its flagship, Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics (AMPBA) equips professionals with the skills of a business analyst and data scientist, beginning with statistical analysis, and going up to machine learning and application of analytics in business. The institute provides data analytics support to various departments, research centres and institutes at ISB. Also, IIDS aims to designs and develop AI and analytics solutions to industry to address complex business problems.
The Indian School of Business (ISB) is a global business school offering world class management education to professionals at its two LEED rated green building campuses – Hyderabad and Mohali. A rich & vibrant pool of research-oriented resident faculty, robust academic partnerships, thriving alumni network, backing of an influential board and guidance of industry’s thought leadership has enabled ISB to fast emerge and consolidate itself as a premier global business school in the emerging markets. The school is also one of the largest providers of executive education in Asia and the most research-productive Indian management institution.
The school, over the last nineteen years has grown at a rapid pace and has earned several prestigious accolades. ISB is the youngest business school to consistently rank among the top global MBA programmes. ISB had the honour of receiving accreditations from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). ISB gains the unique distinction of becoming the 100th business school in the world to achieve the coveted ‘Triple Crown’ accreditations- AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. ISB envisions to become an internationally top-ranked, research-driven and independent management institute that grooms future leaders for India and the world. To know more about ISB, please visit: www.isb.edu