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India's No. 1 Analytics ProgramPGP-BABI has been ranked as the #1 Analytics Program in India in 2015 & 2016
66% Successful Transitions66% of alumni have transitioned to business and functional roles in the industry.
Multi-Domain FocusIndustry-led modules on Analytics in Finance & Risk, Supply Chain & Logistics, Marketing & Retail, Web and Social Media, etc.
International CollaborationDual Certification from Great Lakes and Illinois Institute of Technology.
Great Lakes PG Program in Business Analytics & Business Intelligence builds candidates' analytical and management capabilities through a structured learning framework, hence preparing them for business and functional roles in the analytics industry.
PGP-BABI uses a combination of learning methods that include classroom teaching, self-learning through videos and reading materials, team-based problem solving, and sessions with industry experts. Classes are conducted on weekends and assisted by online webinars, discussions, and assignments. Candidates can access the course content online even after they have graduated.
The program has about 240 hours of classroom sessions delivered by Great Lakes faculty and industry professionals from the field of analytics. This ensures a remarkable learning experience for the candidates combining academically-elegant and industry-relevant coursework.
The faculty pool of the program consists of leading academicians in the field of data analytics along with several experienced industry practitioners from leading organizations.
Get invaluable input from the who's who of the industry:
Head, Retail Bank Finance Analytics
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & PRACTICE HEAD, BI & ANALYTICS HEXAWARE TECHNOLOGIES
CO-FOUNDER & DIRECTOR FN MATHLOGIC CONSULTING SERVICES PVT LTD
DIRECTOR, COGNIZANT BUSINESS CONSULTING, ANALYTICS
VICE PRESIDENT, EVALUESERVE
DIRECTOR, ABSOLUTDATA RESEARCH & ANALYTICS
VICE PRESIDENT - DELOITTE
AVP - DECISION ANALYTICS AT EXL
PRINCIPAL DATA SCIENTIST AT ACCENTURE
SENIOR APPLIED SCIENTIST AT MICROSOFT
DIRECTOR & HEAD-ANALYTICS COE
CHIEF DATA SCIENTIST & PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT AT FACTS N DATA, NEW DELHI
PRACTICE LEAD DATA SCIENTIST
DIRECTOR - DATA SCIENCE
Vice President, American Express
Chief Executive Officer Cognizant Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
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 and case studies include:
The Capstone Project is an application-oriented industry project where candidates are mentored and evaluated by Great Lakes faculty and Industry Experts. It allows them to apply their learning to real life projects and add it to their portfolio as a tangible 'body of work' for potential employers to see. It is a growth enabler that instills both confidence and conviction in our candidates.
This is how the class of PGP-BABI 2017 looks like.
The PGP-BABI class consists of working professionals from excellent organizations and backgrounds maintaining an impressive diversity across work experience, roles and industries. Designed for working professionals, the PGP-BABI program has received wonderful response from candidates. The batch has a collective experience of over 500 man-years with an average experience of over 9.5 years per candidate.
The PGP-BABI candidates come with a wide range of work experience from 2 to 15+ years. The class consists of CXOs, CEOs, Vice Presidents, Business Unit Heads, mid-level managers, and young professionals bringing in their unique experiences to the fore.
Candidates come from leading organizations working in different roles and industries. While most candidates are from the technology sector; BFSI, Consulting, and Manufacturing sectors also contribute significantly to the batch composition.
The education backgrounds of PGP-BABI candidates are also kept in mind during selection. The focus has been to ensure diversity across various degrees and disciplines of education. While 33% of the class has a Masters degree (MBA, MCA, MS), 52% of the class is composed of engineers and about 15% have received their education in Economics, Maths and Sciences disciplines.
The PGP-BABI class comes from some of the leading organizations. Some of their current employees include:
Our alumni empower us to move ahead with our mission of driving career success in a data-driven world. Here is how:
Here are a few class videos from the recent sessions.
Following are the eligibility criteria and selection process for India's best analytics program.
Applicants should have a bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or equivalent. Preference will be given to candidates with Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, and Economics background. Applicants must have at least 2 years of full-time post qualification work experience.
Interested candidates need to apply by filling up an Online Application Form. The Admissions committee and faculty panel will review all the applications and shortlist candidates based on their profiles. These candidates will be invited for an interview and an offer will be made to the selected applicants.
*Admissions will be closed once the requisite number of candidates have been admitted into the program.
Following are the payment details for the program:
Candidates can pay the program fee through Cheque, DD, Net Banking, Credit Cards or Debit Cards.*
*Great Learning does not accept cash payments and issues receipts for all fee payments made towards all our programs.
Selected students can contact the Admissions Office for assistance in applying for loans after receiving the offer of admission. Our lending partners include HDFC Credila, Avanse. We ensure money is not a constraint in the path of learning.
Here are the Application Deadlines for the program
2nd December, 2017
15th December, 2017
Here's a list of the commonly asked questions about the program.
The Post Graduate Program in Business Analytics (PGP-BABI) is an Analytics focused management Program designed and delivered by Great Lakes Institute of Management. Since this is an executive Program that prepares professionals for managerial careers in Analytics, a prior work experience of at least two years is required. However, there is no upper limit on the amount of prior work experience.
The total course comprises of about 340 hours of learning comprising 240 hours of classroom learning and 100 hours of online/off classroom. Classes happen on one weekend every month.
The program follows classroom sessions on one weekend a month. Check the Batch Commencement Details (under Deadlines above) for details.
PGP-BABI is unique in curriculum design on the following fronts:
The Post Graduate Program in Business Analytics (PGP-BABI) equips you with the relevant knowledge and skills to pursue managerial careers with best of analytics companies or move the analytics roles within your existing organization.
PGP-BABI follows a blended learning model wherein classes are conducted at Great Lakes campuses/Centers (in Gurgaon, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai & Pune) and also through an online learning management system.
The program is internationally recognized and is a dual certificate program. The certificate for the Post Graduate Program in Business Analytics will be awarded by Great Lakes Institute of Management and Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago (USA).
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 colleges in India to receive accreditation from AMBA (Association of MBAs, UK).
Chennai/ Gurgaon/ Bangalore/ Hyderabad/ Mumbai/ Pune Program Fee
The total Program fee of Rs.3.95 lacs plus GST and can be paid at one go or according to the following payment schedule:
No accommodation is provided at our learning centers. Outstation candidates are requested to arrange accommodation themselves.
We advise all candidates to have complete information before enrolling in the program. No refund requests will be accepted once the fee has been paid. However, there is a deferment policy where a candidate can choose to defer his enrollment to a future batch.
PGP-BABI is a holistic and rigorous Program and follows a continuous evaluation scheme. Candidates are evaluated in the courses they undergo through case studies, quizzes, assignments or project reports.
We accept corporate sponsorships and can assist you with the process. For more information, you can write to us at email@example.com
All interested candidates are required to apply to the Program through the online application form. A panel of Great Lakes faculty evaluates all applications and therein, the shortlisted candidates are contacted for interviews. The interviews may be conducted in person or through telephonic or video conferencing.
The professors were extremely flexible and ready to spend more time on certain topics based on the learning requirements of the batch. The industry speakers were very knowledgeable and had hands on experience on the topics delivered by them. Interacting with them on real world problems was one of the biggest takeaways from the course.
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.