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India's First Mentor-Driven Online ProgramInteractive sessions with program mentors in small cohorts.
Hands-On ExposurePractical assignments, case studies, and instructor-led practice sessions on data sets.
Career SupportAccess to Great Learning Analytics Job board and insights on resume building and cracking interviews.
Great lakes CertificationCertified by the Great Lakes Institute of Management.
BACP is a one-of-its-kind innovative online program that provides a structured learning framework to students for effective learning and application of Business Analytics concepts.
The Business Analytics Certificate Program enables participants to gain an in-depth understanding of analytics techniques and tools through recorded faculty and industry videos, reading materials, webinars, and personalized learning sessions with industry mentors. It is an online program that takes a very practical approach to teaching analytics enabling participants to apply their learning immediately.
The program has about 200 learning hours spread evenly over a period of 8 months designed for candidates unable to invest time for a business analytics degree. An exhaustive framework ensures focus on all critical aspects of business analysis that candidates can cover in a structured way. The curriculum combines essential business analytics tools and techniques with comprehensive assessments to ensure learning outcomes are achieved.
In this program, candidates get to learn through video lectures recorded by Leading Analytics Faculty from Great Lakes, to of whom have been featured in the top ten analytics academicians of the country.
Get invaluable inputs from the who's who of the industry:
Principal Applied Scientist, Microsoft Artificial Intelligence and Research
Sr. Manager, Technology, Thomson Reuters
Data Scientist, Cognizant Technologies
Founding Member, K2 Analytics Finishing School
Vice President, Analytics, Bank of America
Science Leader, Leading Investment Bank
Assistant Manager, HSBC
Director and Head- Analytics COE, Unisys India
Vice President, Advanced Analytics, Deloitte
Chief Data Scientist & Principal Consultant (StatLab™), Facts n Data
Head Analytics, AVP Strategy, Viacom18 Media Private Limited
Senior Applied Scientist, Microsoft
Senior Director- Data Science and Analytics, Axtria
Manager, Business Analytics and Intelligence, Acclaim Technology Services
SVP, Head of Finance Analytics, Retail Bank, HSBC
A distinguishing feature of the program is the invaluable insights and mentorship that participants get from leading practitioners and senior industry executives. Organizations from which experts shall be contributing to our lectures, projects, case studies, and mentor-driven sessions include:
The experiential learning projects at the end of every module enable a learner to apply their learning to real-life business problems and add it to their portfolio as a tangible 'body of work' for potential employers to see. These projects are for learning and strengthening analytical skills in different domains such as Finance, Marketing, Supply Chain, HealthCare, Policy Analysis, etc. Evaluated by industry mentors, these projects are growth enablers that instill both confidence and conviction in our candidate aiming to be a business analyst. Some of the projects are:
This is how the class of BACP 2017 looks like.
The BACP class consists of working professionals from excellent organizations and backgrounds maintaining an impressive diversity across work experience, roles, and industries.
The BACP class consists of professionals with a wide range of work experience from 0 to 15+ years. It also has some participants who are yet to start their careers.
The class is composed of professionals from various roles and industries. While most candidates are from the technology sector; BFSI, Consulting, and Manufacturing sectors also contribute significantly to the batch composition.
One of the key indicators of quality is the organizations that our candidates are currently working with or have worked with. The candidates have been associated with leading Indian and global organizations such as:
Our alumni empower us to move ahead with our mission of driving career success in a data-driven world. Here is how:
"One of my friends referred me to this program and my so-far experience in the program is really good. The program has good content and has a relevance with real-life scenarios. The best part is I am able to enjoy the learning part despite of such a busy work schedule."
Here are a few class videos from the recent sessions.
Following are the eligibility criteria and selection process for the Business Analytics Certification Program
Applicants should have a bachelor's degree. Students in the final year of their bachelor's degree can also apply. Graduation in a quantitative discipline like engineering, mathematics, sciences, statistics, economics, etc. would help participants get the most out of BACP program.
Interested candidates need to apply by filling up an Online Application Form. The Admissions committee will review all the applications and shortlist candidates based on their profiles.
Following are the payment details for the program:
The course fee is INR 1,25,000 + GST.
For information on easy payments and scholarship options, please contact our admissions office at +91 9599199772.
Candidates can pay the program fee through Net Banking, Credit Cards or Debit Cards.
Our tie-ups with several lending partners like HDFC Credila and Avanse, for students who need financial help, ensure that money is not a constraint in the path of learning.
Here are the Application Deadlines for the program
Here's a list of the commonly asked questions about the program.
The Business Analytics Certificate Program (BACP) equips you with the relevant knowledge and skills needed to pursue careers with the best of analytics companies or move the analytics roles within your existing organization without any location constraints.
BACP is taught by award-winning Great Lakes faculty and experienced analytics professionals. Access the faculty section above for details.
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The Industry exposure has helped me bridge the gap between the theory and practice. Industry exposure during the program allowed me to get to end to end knowledge right from data extraction to storytelling. I learnt about the latest industry trends, as to why a particular technique is used for a situation, challenges faced, case studies, model development and validation etc.