India's First Mentorship Driven Online Program

Business Analytics Certificate Program

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  • Personalized Mentorship
  • 6 months
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Application Deadline 4th Jun 2020

Why Join our Business Analytics Certificate Course?

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by 95% participants

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22 Million+

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Ranked #1 in analytics education

Great Lakes' program has been ranked as the #1 in India for 4 years in a row.

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7000+ career transitions

More than 7000 great learning alumni have successfully transitioned to business and functional roles in analytics.

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Weekend mentorship + online

Business Analytics Certificate Course is India’s first mentorship driven online course. Participants attend interactive sessions with course mentors in small cohorts.

Career support

Get access to Great Learning Analytics Job Board and insights on resume building & cracking interviews.

Business Analytics Certificate Course Learning Experience

Business Analytics Certificate Program introduction by Arjun Nair
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Personalized learning

Each module has recorded content that is followed by a session with one of the 100+ distinguished industry mentors, in a small group of participants. These mentors are thought leaders in different domains with several years of industry experience that enables them to impart practical knowledge and real-world insights.

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Industry exposure sessions

Each week, participants get access to industry videos and webinars conducted by industry experts, in addition to the usual mentoring sessions. These resources provide insights into current industry trends & real-life business problems.

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Experiential learning projects

An experiential learning project at the end of every module helps candidates internalize their understanding of the content consumed. Our coursework and practical assignments are designed to enable candidates to apply what they have learned during self-study and industry sessions.

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Career enhancement sessions

The Business Analytics Certificate Course includes career development sessions which help candidates identify their strengths and empower them to clear analytics interviews. Interacting with industry practitioners provides exposure and experience that helps them in transitioning to business analytics roles.

India's First Mentorship Driven Online Program

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Program Structure

A 6-month structured online program with hands-on projects and weekend mentorship sessions

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Online content

Best-in-class recorded content from expert faculty and industry mentors

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Hands-on projects

Practical assignments, case studies, and instructor-led practice sessions on data sets

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Weekend mentoring sessions

48 hours of personalised mentorship from analytics professionals working in leading companies

How Does Mentorship Work?

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Participants are grouped in micro-classes & assigned an industry mentor

A small group of participants regularly connects during the weekends to engage in an interactive session with one of our 100+ distinguished industry mentors assigned to the group.

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Participants attend live instructor-led online sessions over weekends

Participants are led by an instructor as they work on data sets to learn various analytics tools. All participant doubts are cleared as they work closely with their mentors on projects and assignments.

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Mentors inspire and guide participants at each step of their learning

Our mentors go beyond concept walkthroughs, doubt clearing and projects, to help participants achieve their learning goals and also support them in their career transition in Analytics.

Great Lakes Certificate & ePortfolio

Earn a Great Lakes certificate and create an ePortfolio to showcase your learning & projects in a snapshot. Your certificate and ePortfolio can also be shared on social media channels to establish your credibility in Business Analytics.

Great Learning Certification of Business Analytics Cerificate Program

Curriculum

Introduction to analytics
  • Welcome to the Program
  • Orientation ( Structure of the Program)
  • Analytics Landscape
  • Industry Session
  • Assessment 1
  • Introduction to Linear Programming
  • Sensitivity Analysis
  • Mentoring Session 1
  • Assessment 2
  • Introduction to R
  • Getting and Cleaning Data using R
  • Mentoring Session 2
  • Self Study
  • Project Brief (Twitter Data)
  • Project Submission
  • Project Debrief
  • Mentoring Session 3
Fundamentals of business statistics
  • Overview of the Course and Problem 2 - Brief (Continue with Twitter Data)
  • Presentation of Data
  • Measures of Central Tendency and Variation
  • Correlation
  • Industry Session
  • Self Study
  • Basic Probability Concepts
  • Probability Distribution
  • Mentoring Session 1
  • Self Study
  • Estimation
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Mentoring Session 2
  • Self Study
  • Project Brief - Healthcare Problem
  • Project Submission
  • Project Debrief
  • Mentoring Session 3
Advanced statistics
  • Overview of the Course and Problem 3 - Brief (Continue Healthcare Data)
  • Introduction to Regression
  • Simple Linear Regression
  • Multiple Linear Regression
  • Industry Session
  • Self Study
  • Purpose of ANOVA
  • Assumptions of ANOVA
  • One way ANOVA
  • Two way ANOVA
  • Mentoring Session 1
  • Self Study
  • Factor Analysis
  • Principal Component Method
  • Dimension Reduction Problems
  • How to Select an Analysis Method?
  • Mentoring Session 2
  • Self Study
  • Project Brief - Marketing Problem
  • Project Submission
  • Project Debrief
  • Mentoring Session 3
Data mining
  • Overview of the Course and Problem 4 - Brief (Continue with Marketing Problem )
  • Unsupervised Learning: Clustering
  • Unsupervised Association Rules
  • Industry Session
  • Self Study
  • Decision Tree
  • CART
  • CHAID
  • Random Forest
  • Mentoring Session 1
  • Self Study
  • Linear Discriminant Analysis
  • Quadratic Discriminant Analysis
  • SVM
  • K nodes Classification
  • Mentoring Session 2
  • Self Study
  • Project Brief - Finance Problem
  • Project Submission
  • Project Debrief
  • Mentoring Session 3
Predictive modelling
  • Overview of the Course and Problem Brief 5 (Finance Problem)
  • Introduction to NN
  • Basic Structure
  • Application of NN
  • Industry Session
  • Self Study
  • Predictive Continuous Response
  • Non-Linear Regression 1
  • Non-Linear Regression 2
  • Non-Linear Regression 3
  • Mentoring Session 1
  • Self Study
  • Machine Learning Techniques
  • GBM
  • Model Validation
  • Model Comparison and Further Improvement
  • Mentoring Session 2
  • Self Study
  • Project Brief - Supply Chain Problem
  • Project Submission
  • Project Debrief
  • Mentoring Session 3
Python for Data Science
  • Data Science Workflow
  • Tools for Data Science
  • Why Python
  • Installing Python
  • Scalar Operations on arrays
  • Indexing Arrays and Broadcasting
  • Slicing and Array
  • Transposing an array
  • Universal Array function and array processing
  • Array: Input/Output
  • Documentation of Numpy
  • Installing Pandas
  • Series and Dictionaries
  • Data Frames
  • Adding a series to data frames
  • Indexing and Reindexing objects
  • Dropping and Selecting entries
  • Selections in Data Frames
  • Arithmetic operations in Data Frames
  • Using descriptive statistics on Data Frames
  • How to Handle Missing data
  • Multiple of Hierarchies in Indexing

Hands-on Projects

Work on real-world analytics projects and showcase them to potential employers through the ePortfolio

Best Analytics Faculty

Learn from leading academicians and experienced industry practitioners in the field of data analytics

Industry Experts as Mentors

Get invaluable inputs from the who's who of the industry

Our Mentors Work for Companies Like...

Great Learning Business Analytics mentors from leading organisations

Alumni Success Stories

66% career transitions within 6 months of graduation

Admission Details

Eligibility

  • done Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or equivalent. Final year students can also apply to the program.
  • done Preference will be given to candidates with Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, and Economics background.
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Selection Process

Step 1

Fill an application form

Interested candidates need to apply by filling up an Online Application Form.

Step 2

Application review

The Admissions committee and faculty panel will review all the applications and shortlist candidates based on their profiles.

Step 3

Admission offer release

The admission committee will notify the selected candidates.

Fee Details

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Fee Includes

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Tuition Fee

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Learning Material

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Mentorship Sessions

Payment Options

Candidates can pay the program fee through

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Credit/Debit Cards
Cheque, DD

Financial Aid

Pay in 12 EMIs at 0% interest rate with ZestMoney.

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Upcoming Application Deadline

4th Jun 2020

We follow a rolling admission process and admissions are closed once the requisite number of participants enroll for the upcoming batch. So, we encourage you to apply early and secure your seat.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Business Analytics Certificate Course is unique in the following aspects
  • Personalised mentoring and industry interaction sessions every month
  • Learning happens in micro batches of 8-10 participants
  • Covers industry-relevant topics in statistics and analytics in depth
  • Provides hands-on exposure to tools such as R and Advanced Excel. Datasets are also provided
  • Experiential learning projects at the end of every module enable the candidate to apply their learning to real-world business problems
  • Interactive live sessions with industry experts and mentors provide current industry knowledge and insights
  • The online delivery model makes it convenient for working professionals to pace their learning and get doubts cleared without having to quit their jobs or travel anywhere
Participants are guided through a unique mentored learning process which happens in a micro class. These micro classes take place in a group of 8-10 candidates which is guided by a senior industry mentor. These classes are live classes where you will have a video interaction with your mentor and other 8 or 10 participants on 3 weekends every month.
The Business Analytics Certificate Course is mostly pursued by working professionals planning to make a career transition into analytics roles. We also have students in their final year of graduation benefiting from the course. Graduation in a quantitative discipline like engineering, mathematics, sciences, statistics, economics, etc, would help participants get the most out of the Business Analytics Cerficate Course.
The Business Analytics Certificate course includes career development sessions which help candidates identify their strengths and empower them to clear analytics interviews. Interacting with industry practitioners provides exposure and experience that helps them transition to business analytics roles.We also provide our candidates and alumni with access to employment opportunities that analytics companies share with us. There are many examples of participants who have taken advantage of these opportunities to move to new roles or companies in analytics.
Yes. The program is covered using recorded content delivered by Great Lakes and industry faculty and live instructor led webinars which happens in a batch of 8 to 10 students. All assessments will also be conducted online.
The certificates for Business Analytics Certificate Program would be awarded by Great Lakes Executive Learning.
Business Analytics Certificate Course fee = ₹ 80,000 + GST. You can also choose to pay this amount in 12 instalments at 0% EMI.
We have tie-up with ZestMoney to provide you with an option to pay 12 instalments at 0% EMI.
All the requisite learning material is provided online to candidates through the Learning Management System.
We believe that learning should be continuous and hence, all the learning material in terms of lectures and reading content would be available to the candidates on the LMS even after the completion of the course.
The Business Analytics Certificate Course is a holistic and rigorous program and follows a continuous evaluation scheme. Quizzes, assignments, and experiential learning projects help us evaluate a candidate's understanding of the concepts learned.
We provide our candidates and alumni with access to employment opportunities that analytics companies share with us. There are many examples of participants who have completed the course taking advantage of these opportunities to move to new roles or companies in analytics. Please be informed that Business Analytics Certificate Course does not offer any formal placement process.
Our industry mentors work with some of the leading organizations in the world like Microsoft, HSBC, Deloitte, Thomson Reuters, Cognizant, Unisys, Viacom, Facts n Data, Axtria, etc.
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Fee once received will not be refunded

The Blooming Business Analytics Certification Course

The word business analytics has gained a lot of demand these days. Many have been planning to pursue business analytics courses as the need for business analytics is emerging day by day. If yo u are someone who has a thought of taking up a course, it is a necessity for yo u to need more about business analytics.

Let us learn about Business Analytics

Business Analytics is a process of deriving optimum decisions for an organization by studying business insights. Business Analytics is widely used by many industries to derive data-driven decisions. The business analytics helps to automate and optimize effective decisions which shows a great impact on the company's growth. This specific field of study is not restricted to any particular domain as business analytics is applicable in every industry these days to empower effective decision making.

Benefits of Business Analytics

There are many advantages that business analytics could benefit any business.

The following are the few advantages of business analytics:

  • Perfect and wise analysis
  • Less time consumption
  • Wise decision making
  • Cost control
  • Collaboration with stakeholders
  • Increased profits

Job Roles of Business Analytics

There are many job roles offered for the ones that pursue business analytics certification program. The following are the various job roles offered to a business analyst.

  • Marketing Analytics Manager
  • Business Intelligence Expert
  • Database Administrator
  • Business Analytics Adviser
  • Analytics Associate Metrics professional
  • Data Scientist
  • Analytics Specialist
  • Fraudulent Analyst
  • Business Statistician
  • Data Visualization Analyst
  • Retail Sales Analyst
  • Big Data Analytics Architect
  • Big Data Engineer
  • Financial Analyst

The emerging need for business analytics

As business analytics in any field that has been applied is resulting in astounding outcomes, the application of business analytics is exceeding day by day, the list of the industries that employ business analytics in their organizations is increasing.

The following are the few industries that are employing business analytics in their businesses:

  • The Internet Industry
  • Telecommunications
  • Financial Services
  • Manufacturing Industry
  • Healthcare Industry
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Human Resource Industry
  • Information Technology
  • Retail Industry

Roles and Responsibilities of a business analyst

The following are the important roles and responsibilities a business analyst certification holder would perform

  • Execute data mining which is basically gathering data to study and explore unique and innovative patterns and models.
  • Perform an overall statistical and quantitative analysis to demonstrate the various reasons for specific results that have occurred earlier.
  • Testing the former resolutions using different types of testing techniques.
  • Forecasting appropriate outcomes by employing predictive modelling and predictive analytics.

Scope for Business Analytics

Business analytics have gained immense demand in no time. These days there is a huge scope for data analytics in many industries all over the country. The list of industries that are embracing data analytics has been increasing day by day. The average salary offered for a business analyst in India is estimated as 7 lakh per annum. There are a huge number of openings available for the business analytics experts currently and it is expected to increase rapidly in the coming two years.

If you are serious about joining a business analytics certification course and are seeking for the right platform, the business analytics certification course by Great Learning is specifically designed for you.

This program by Great Learning will surely stand out as the best business analyst certification program choice that you could make today.

Astounding Analytics Course by Great Lakes

The astounding Business analytics certification program by Great Lakes program has been ranked as the number one program in India for the past 4 consecutive years.

Weekend mentorship and online

The business analytics course by Great Learning is also the first mentorship driven online course. You will be constantly assisted by highly talented mentors who will help you to successfully complete the course by gaining complete understanding.

Personalized learning

Each of the modules of the business analytics course has accessible recorded content which is followed by a session with the best mentors of the industry within a small group of students. These mentors are wisely chosen and possess great talent and experience as they are working with the top companies in the country. This lets the participants learn knowledge based on practical knowledge and also the real world insights.

Career enhancement sessions

Each week, members get access to industry videos and webinars organized by industry experts, besides attending the regular mentoring sessions. These sources contribute comprehensions to contemporary industry trends & real-time industry problems.

Experiential learning projects

An experiential training project at the end of every module encourages students to empower their intelligence of the knowledge acquired. The program and practical assignments are composed to facilitate the candidates to practice what they have studied throughout the self-study and industry sessions.

2500+ career transitions

So far the business analytics by Great Learning has successfully transitioned around 2500 alumni to business and functional roles in analytics.

6 months analytical certificate

The 6 months well structured certification program in business analytics by Great Learning comprises all the components of business analytics that enables you to master business analytics and obtain the business analytics degree.

Access to online content

Once you take up this course you will be able to access the best classroom recorded classes from the expert faculty and industry mentors.

Hands on projects

You will be constantly occupied by practical assignments, case studies, and instructor-led exercise sessions on data sets.

Weekend mentoring sessions

You will have 48 hours of personalized mentorship from analytics experts working with the top leading companies.

Career support

One of the best benefits that Great Learning offers its participants is the career breakthroughs. Great Learning is tied up with many renowned companies that participate in regular placement drives conducted by Great Learning. The list of these companies include top companies such as Google, Microsoft, Genpact, Flipkart, American Express, Cognizant, Deloitte, Accenture, Amazon, etc.

Seeking for a business analyst certification for beginners?

This program will surely stand as the best choice if you are looking for a business analyst certification program for beginners. You don't need to possess any experience to take up the business analytics certification online program by Great Learning.

Prerequisites of joining the business analytics certification online program

You will need to possess a minimum understanding of various mathematical and statistical concepts. Do reach out to us to know any further details such as the business analyst certification cost, schedule etc. We would be glad to assist you. Apply now