|Application Deadline||21st September, 2017|
|Chennai||23 September, 2017|
|Hyderabad||28th October, 2017|
The post-graduate program in Big Data Analytics is a hands-on program designed for technology professionals, and you are expected to satisfy the following pre-requisites:
We require that you have completed your bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics/Statistics and have at least 2 years of professional experience in a technology role.
Yes, since this program is designed for technology professionals looking to work hands-on with a range of Big Data and analytical tools and techniques most valued by the industry, you are required to have at least 2 years of programming experience. This may be in any programming language and not necessarily in Python or R, but having experience in these languages is an added plus.
Yes, once admitted, you will receive a programming refresher (online) on Python and R – free of charge. We strongly recommend that you complete these introductory online courses so that you are ready from day one of the program.
This blended learning program consists of about 350 hours of active learning – approximately 200 hours of classroom sessions (one weekend a month) that include hands-on exploration of the tools and techniques and the rest a combination of online learning, virtual lab assignments and projects.
In this program, our emphasis is on developing professionals who can work with disparate data sources, analyze them, draw valuable conclusions and communicate the insight in a compelling way.
No. You will attend classroom sessions for 1 weekend a month (2 days, all day). Additional content, live webinars and peer learning happens at your convenience on our online platform. You will complete all assignments and projects on our online Big Data Lab.
The Post-Graduate Program in Big Data Analytics is awarded by Great Lakes Institute of Management and Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) Chicago. In addition to these institutions, the program is conceived and delivered in collaboration with an impressive array of corporate partners, who contribute to making this program industry-oriented through practical instruction, real-world case studies and expert mentorship.
Upon completion of this program, you will be able to make or enhance your career in the burgeoning field of Big Data Analytics. Among the careers that this course will be instrumental to is:
Careers in Big Data Analytics and Data Science are lucrative and in demand. With an estimated shortfall of over 200,000 data analysts and data scientists in India by 2018, the time is right for technology professionals to upgrade their competencies to make the most of this opportunity.
This program is aimed at technically minded problem solvers who are looking to build a career in big data technologies, data science and advanced analytics.
At the end of this program:
Classroom sessions are delivered by Great Lakes faculty in conjunction with technology specialists with decades of Big Data and Advanced Analytics expertise. Industry stalwarts who head Data Science teams and apply these tools and techniques everyday will contribute to your learning outcomes through industry sessions, case studies and project support.
The format of the Program does not lend itself to accreditation from AICTE/UGC. However, Great Lakes is an AICTE accredited institution and is one of the few institutions in India to receive accreditation from AMBA (Association of MBAs, UK)
The total Program fee of Rs.3.75 lacs plus GST and can be paid at one go or according to the following payment schedule:
All required content – books, online material, licenses are included in the program fee and available at any time during (and after completion of) the program. You are welcome to purchase additional material for your own reference on faculty recommendation.
We believe that learning is continuous and hence all learning material – lecture notes, online content and supporting material – will be available through the online platform for one year after completion of the program. If you require extended access, please reach out to the program team.
In this holistic and rigorous program, you will be evaluated continuously. All quizzes, assignments and projects are used to evaluate and monitor your progress towards the desired learning outcomes.
We accept corporate sponsorships and can assist you with the process. For more information, you can write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The career support activities at Great Lakes’ post graduate program in Big Data Analytics begin with helping candidates prepare for Big Data and Analytics careers through sessions conducted by industry experts. We also provide our candidates and alumni with access to any opportunities that partner companies share with us. We do not, however, offer a placement process as part of the program
You are invited to apply using our online application form. Our admissions panel evaluates all applications and you will be invited to an interview (in-person, telephone or video) if you are shortlisted. Admissions occur on a rolling basis, so you are encouraged to apply early if you’re interested.
If you are interested in the Program, you can apply through the online application form. If you need assistance, please write to us at email@example.com or call us at +91-9599963674