Big Data Analytics - a career defining opportunity

Big Data Analytics
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What makes this program unique?


The Best Ever

This Big Data Analytics program combines data science, machine learning, visualisation and big data technologies to make you a perfect fit for several of the big data analytics and data science jobs. Classroom sessions by industry professionals, Hands-on exposure on tools and an exhaustive curriculum in big data analytics makes this program more meaningful than short term Big Data Analytics certifications and is acknowledged by experts as the best program out there.


Who is it for?

This Big Data Analytics program is designed for working professionals who can pursue without having to quit their jobs. It is best suited for technology professionals who want to skill themselves in big data analytics and technologies. As an aspirant, you should at least 2 years of prior programming experience.


Career paths

Careers in Big Data Analytics is one of the most promising career paths for technology professionals today. Roles such as data analysts, data scientists, big data specialists, big data architect are some of the most sought after roles in the industry today.

Padma Shri Dr Bala V Balachandran
Founder & Dean, Great Lakes Institute of Management. J L Kellogg Distinguished Professor (Emeritus in Service) of Accounting and Information Management, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA.
It is becoming imperative for businesses to draw insights and tangible actions from data. Business Analytics and Business Intelligence are indispensable for today’s managers and business leaders.
Great Lakes Institute of Management is delighted to offer a one year Post Graduate Program in Business Analytics and Business Intelligence for working executives (PGP-BA/BI). This program blends Academic Elegance with Business Relevance and paves the way for decision making in the midst of “big data” that bewilders business managers by its sheer size and complexity.
PGP-BABI candidates gain competence in analytical tools such as SAS language, R and Tableau. They also gain exposure to industry domains such as Financial Analytics,Retail Analytics, Web and Social Media Analytics, which are all delivered by senior professionals from leading analytics organizations.
The candidates pursuing this program can expect to gain an overview of business foundation and a comprehensive knowledge of analytic techniques, with an applied industry orientation designed for professionals interested in a career in analytics.
Exhaustive coverage, Hands-on application, Multi-domain exposure and Deep Industry Immersion are the features that make the Great Lakes’ PGP-BA/BI your gateway to a successful analytics career.

Academic Partners


Great Lakes Institute of Management

Great Lakes is one of India’s leading business schools with campuses in Chennai and Gurgaon. Led by exceptional faculty, steered by an outstanding advisory council, Great Lakes has been ranked within top 10 business schools by Outlook, Business Today, Careers 360 and CNBC TV 18.
Great Lakes is the youngest school in India to receive the prestigious AMBA (Association of MBAs) accreditation. The institute is also accredited by AICTE and AACSB.
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Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA

Established in 1890, lllinois Institute of Technology is a private, technology-focused, research university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in business, engineering, science, architecture, design, human sciences, applied technology, and law.
The Stuart School of Business was established in 1969 and offers bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and non-degree programs, as well as graduate certificate programs. The Stuart School of Business at Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Less than 5% of the world’s 13,000 business programs have earned AACSB Accreditation.
The Stuart School of Business at Illinois Institute of Technology is ranked 3rd in the U.S. and 35th globally by Financial Times for the M.S. in Finance program (2016) and has the distinction of being the only business school in Chicago with a Marketing Analytics program - emphasizing data-driven methodologies.
Technology & Admin Partner

Great Learning

Great Learning is a technology enabled learning services provider offering high quality professional and skill oriented tertiary education for students and working professionals. The Beacon learning management system provides the students with the best-in-class learning environment that makes online learning impactful, interactive and more classroom like.
Great Lakes is one of the premier business schools in the country and has been ranked within the top ten in the country by Outlook, Business Today, Careers 360 and CNBC-TV18.
Centre of Excellence
Great Lakes is the only business school in India to set up a dedicated Center of Excellence in Analytics. This center has been established with support from leading analytics companies and is dedicated to cutting edge research and training for talent development for the analytics industry.
Great Lakes has academic collaborations with leading institutions such as Nanyang Technical University, University of Houston, Illinois Institute of Technology.
Eminent Faculty
The faculty pool at Great Lakes comprises leading faculty from Indian and International institutions such as Harvard Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Kellog School of Business, Stern School of Business, University of Chicago, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Kolzhikode, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, etc.
Advisory Council
Some of the eminent dignitaries associated with Great Lakes include Dr Ratan Tata (Business Advisory Council), Mr Kumaramanglam Birla (Business Advisory Council), Mr Narayana Murthy (Business Advisory Council), Ms Indra Nooyi (Business Advisory Council), Mr Deepak Parekh (Business Advisory Council), Dr Philip Kotler (Academic Advisory Council), Prof Aswath Damodaran (Academic Advisory Council), etc.
Knowledge Capital
Great Lakes faculty have authored several books and research articles on analytics and have trained analytics professionals across companies such as Accenture, American Express, Mu Sigma, HP, etc.

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