The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Nagpur has launched the Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Data Science for Business Excellence and Innovation. Over 60 multinational companies will be enrolling on the course. Companies like HCL Technologies, TCS, Wipro, JP Morgan, Genpact, and Bank of America will be taking admission into the programme.
This programme will upskill early-mid career professionals so that they can perform better and work effectively in their current position. The participants will become business-centric and accept challenges in professional work after qualifying for the course.
The duration of the programme is from 9 to 12 months and planned accordingly to the needs of the professionals. It can be pursued during non-working hours for busy professionals. There are flexible learning hours and can be done from any place and different locations.
Atul Arun Pathak (Chairperson, Executive Education), welcomed the first batch to the programme. IIM Nagpur has partnered with Jaro Education for delivering these programmes.
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Bhimaraya Metri, Director, IIM Nagpur, said, “We have three programmes currently, the flagship MBA programme, the PhD programme commencing this year, and the MBA for Working Professionals that we are planning to launch in August to cater to industry professionals in and around Vidarbha. In addition to this, we are also geared up to start executive MBA programmes in Pune in October. Discussions are underway to start a similar programme in Hyderabad over the next academic year.”
The batch has 40 per cent female professionals with an average work experience of 11 years. The participants come from 31 cities across 14 states of India.