IIM Amritsar

Post Graduate Certificate Program in

Data Science & Business Analytics


Admissions Closing on 22 Jul 23

About this course

Who should attend : Working professionals with work experience in any industry, having appreciation of high school mathematics and a keen interest towards enhancing their skills in data science and business analytics.

According to a study by MicroStrategy, companies worldwide are using data to boost process and cost efficiency, drive strategy and change, and monitor and improve financial performance. It also says that over the next few years, the investments in analytics are predicted to accelerate for 71% of the global enterprises. However, as the requirement for skilled professionals in these fields soars, many companies continue to report the short supply of skilled employees. Quanthub has recently compiled data from major job services and reported a shortage of 250,000 in 2020 for skilled data scientists. In light of such trends, skills related to data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, big data and operations research have become indispensable. And the need for relevant upskilling and specialization has become more important now than ever before.

The Post Graduate Certificate Program in Data Science & Business Analytics – Online (DSBA- Online) from IIM Amritsar provides an avant-garde curriculum with a special focus on the required tools and techniques to formulate, analyze and find solutions to the problems faced by businesses in today’s data-driven world. This rigorous 11-months program will be delivered in the online mode offering flexibility to the working professionals who aspire to develop analytical thinking and decision-making skills while continuing with their jobs. There is also an optional one- week Campus Immersion module at IIM Amritsar campus in which the participants will have the opportunity to meet and interact with the IIM faculty.

Data science & Business Analytics IIM Amritsar’s program is designed to help aspiring professionals build a robust foundation and advance their careers in the fields of data science and business analytics. The participants will develop basics to advanced understanding of these areas using hands-on training with in-demand tools and techniques, case studies, and capstone projects.

  • Live Lectures: 200 Hours
  • Duration: 11 months
  • Admissions Closing: 22 Jul 23
  • Suggested Study: 10-12 hrs/week
  • EMI Options: 3 EMIs
  • Batch Start: 30 Jul 23
  • Program Fee: 1,65,000+GST

Key Highlights

  • Be IIM Amritsar ALUMNI
  • Earn a GRADE mentioned PGC Credentials
  • Get IIM Amritsar's domain email ID
  • Networking & Learning with Experienced Peers
  • Industry-recognized PGC Certificate from IIM Amritsar
  • Live Online Sessions by Eminent IIM Amritsar Faculty with a 3-day-long campus immersion
  • Experiential learning, hands-on training on tools, and business simulations are an integral part of the program
  • 11-months rigorous program with case-based interactive sessions, assignments, periodic evaluations, and practical projects

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Aarushi Jain

Aarushi Jain

Ph.D., IIM Indore
Amit Gupta

Amit Gupta

PhD, University of Maryland
Ananya Syal

Ananya Syal

PhD, IIM Ahmedabad
Ankit Sharma

Ankit Sharma

PhD, IIM Lucknow
Arun Kumar Kaushik

Arun Kumar Kaushik

PhD, IIT Roorkee
Aswathy Asokan Ajitha

Aswathy Asokan Ajitha

PhD, IIT Madras & Curtin University

How To Enroll

Online Application
Profile Shortlisting
Interview with Faculty
offer Letter

About IIM Amritsar

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Amritsar is the 15th IIM set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development with the support of the Government of Punjab. Being located in Amritsar, the land of the Golden Temple and Wagah Border, the Institute bene- fits from the enriching experience offered by this holy city. The Institute is currently run in the Punjab Insti- tute of Technology Building, 5 km away from the railway station and 10 km from the airport.
Its perma- nent campus will be constructed about 7 km from the ISBT and 8.5 km from the railway station, making it easily accessible.
IIM Amritsar believes in collectively igniting possibil- ities. Towards fulfilling this objective, the institute plays a crucial role in human capital development by offering various programs like MBA, MBA Business Analytics, MBA HR, EMBA, PhD and various short – and long-term executive education programs. Owing to its indefatigable allegiance to providing exemplary education, IIM Amritsar has established itself as the vanguard of quality education and learning in a short span of time.
The Institute follows the same pedagogy as practiced by the other members of the prestigious IIM fraternity. With the state-of-the-art infrastructure, IIM Amritsar provides a nurturing environment for its students to learn and grow. IIM Amritsar also focuses on creating an entrepreneurial culture, where the students and faculty work together to create the best enterprising solutions. Besides getting to learn from qualified fac- ulty and industry leaders, the students, here, learn by involving themselves in various club and committee activities.
The tireless efforts of our students result in their winning many corporate and B-school competi- tions and, ultimately, their bagging promising career opportunities..

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