What is the eligibility criteria for this 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.
What is the Program architecture for PGP-BABI?
The total course comprises about 440 hours of learning comprising 240 hours of classroom learning and 200 hours of online/off classroom. Classes happen on one weekend every month.
What is the Program calendar for PGP-BABI?
The program follows classroom sessions on one weekend a month. Check the Batch Commencement Details (under Deadlines above) for details.
What is unique about the curriculum in PGP-BABI?
PGP-BABI is unique in curriculum design on the following fronts:
- The curriculum covers general management subjects and provides a detailed study in analytics
- The courses are taught by eminent faculty from Great Lakes and senior executives from the analytics industry
- The Program provides the candidates with hands-on exposure to tools such as R, Tableau, and SAS.
- The blended delivery model (classroom and online) of the Program makes it convenient for working professionals to attend classroom sessions without having to quit their jobs and also, pace their learning through online sessions.
How will PGP-BABI help me progress in my career?
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.
Is PGP-BABI a completely online Program?
PGP-BABI follows a blended learning model wherein classes are conducted at Great Lakes campuses/Centers (in Gurgaon, Chandigarh, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai & Pune) and also through an online learning management system.
Will the Program certificates be awarded by Great Lakes?
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).
Would Great Lakes faculty be teaching in this course?
The academic modules would be taught by senior faculty from Great Lakes. In addition to to Great Lakes faculty, senior leadership from the industry would also participate in delivering certain topics/modules.
Where will the classes be held?
The classes for Gurgaon, Chandigarh, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai & Pune will be held at their respective Campuses/Centers in the city.
Is PGP-BABI accredited by UGC or AICTE?
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).
What is the fee payment schedule for the Program?
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:
- Payment of Rs.50,000 at the time of acceptance of admission
- Payment of the remaining amount in 3 equal installments
Is accommodation also provided?
No accommodation is provided at our learning centers. Outstation candidates are requested to arrange accommodation themselves.
What is the refund policy for the program?
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.
Would I have to spend extra on books, online learning material or license fee?
All the requisite learning material is provided online to candidates through the Learning Management System. Candidates are free to purchase any reference books or material as may be recommended by the faculty.
Would the content be available to me after completion of the course?
We believe that learning should continue and hence, all the learning material in terms of lectures and reading content would be available to the candidates upto one year post completion of Program.
How will I be evaluated during the Program?
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.
Can my company sponsor me?
We accept corporate sponsorships and can assist you with the process. For more information, you can write to us at email@example.com
Will there be placements at the completion of the Program?
The career support activities at Great Lakes PGP-BABI begin with helping candidates prepare for analytics careers through sessions conducted by industry experts on careers in analytics and resume building. We also provide our candidates and alumni with access to any opportunities that analytics companies share with us. There are several examples of PGP-BABI candidates and alumni who have capitalized these opportunities to move to new roles or companies in analytics. Please be informed that Great Lakes PGP-BABI does not offer any placement process as a part of the program.
What is the admission process?
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.
How can I apply for the Program?
If you are interested in the Program, you can apply through the online application form. If you need assistance from our team, write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 87506-48238 and we shall guide you through the process.
Is there any financial aid provided?
Great Lakes PGP-BABI Program has tie-ups with HDFC Credlia, Avanse Education (DHFL Group), MoneyTap, Credifiable, and Axis Bank for providing education loans.
How many batches have been launched till date?
Till date, we have launched 40 batches across the centers.
What is the role of IIT Chicago in this program and how is it useful?
This will be an addition to Great Lakes Certificate. This will be an internationally recognized certificate.
Do candidate need to bring their own laptop?
The candidates need to bring their own laptops, the technology requirement shall be shared at the time of enrollment.