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Thanks to Great Learning for helping me change my career path: Murali Krishna, PGP-BABI Alumnus

Why did you choose to take up this program? I wanted to get into the field of Data science. As I was a full-time BI professional working on Data Analysis and Reporting, I felt this program would act as a career enhancement, to go beyond BI and extract actual essence of data, which helps in … Continue reading Thanks to Great Learning for helping me change my career path: Murali Krishna, PGP-BABI Alumnus

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Why Data Science is a great career option for fresh graduates

The last decade has witnessed mass digitization of various industries so that they can improve their efficiencies and increase their bottom line. This means that many companies have amassed large sets of data about their operations. Since the data they’ve collected to is so voluminous, the manual tools (like Excel) they’ve been using till now … Continue reading Why Data Science is a great career option for fresh graduates

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I learnt new techniques and was able to connect the missing dots: Sridhar Kolappan, PGP-BABI Alumnus

When Alumnus Sridhar Kolappan decided to pursue the PG Program in Business Analytics and Business Intelligence, he had several apprehensions and concerns. In his own words: Would the Great Lakes PGP-BABI be the right program for me to join? I closely worked with NIIT for a year only to realize it wasn’t the right fit … Continue reading I learnt new techniques and was able to connect the missing dots: Sridhar Kolappan, PGP-BABI Alumnus

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The Great Learning advantage is very apparent now that I work in the industry: Sownthiriya, PGP-DSE Alumnus

1. Why did you take up the DSE Program? While I was doing my IT engineering degree, I came across a Business Intelligence elective. My friends and I were very interested in it and would discuss current trends which led me to be interested in data science.  I wanted to learn more about data science … Continue reading The Great Learning advantage is very apparent now that I work in the industry: Sownthiriya, PGP-DSE Alumnus

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I had recruiters reaching out to me after this program: Parag Janrao, BACP Alumnus

1. Why did you take up this program? After my MBA, I’d joined NALCO as a management trainee. I was handling projects related to logistics, supply chain and finance for 2 years. I had some experience with Excel and VBA programming, and one day I got a mail about this Analytics course. My manager and I … Continue reading I had recruiters reaching out to me after this program: Parag Janrao, BACP Alumnus

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Transitioning from Application Support to Data Analytics: Nithin Shetty, PGP-DSE Alum

1. Why did you choose this program? I did my engineering in Computer Science before working for TCS for 19 months. I worked in Application Support at TCS where I had the chance to collect, process, and format data. We would then send it to the downstream team so that they can perform analysis on … Continue reading Transitioning from Application Support to Data Analytics: Nithin Shetty, PGP-DSE Alum

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From Freelancer to Full-time: Dalon Lobo’s Machine Learning Career Transition

1. Why did you take up this program? I was self-employed when I took up this program. I was working on a finance project, building an analytics dashboard. I had some Python knowledge through projects like these, and I knew that would be useful in learning Machine Learning too. I decided to take up a … Continue reading From Freelancer to Full-time: Dalon Lobo’s Machine Learning Career Transition

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