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PG Program - Data Science and Engineering (PGP-DSE)

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Application Deadline - 21st December 2017

Why PGP - Data Science and Engineering

INDIA'S NO. 1 ANALYTICS SCHOOL

Great Lakes has been constantly ranked as the #1 Analytics school in the country.

66% SUCCESSFUL TRANSITIONS

Transition to business and functional roles in the analytics industry made easy.

CAREER SERVICES

Industry sessions on resume building and career workshops. Access to opportunities by industry partners.

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Dual Certification from Great Lakes & Stuart School of Business, IIT Chicago.
 

6 Top Reasons to Join PGP - Data Science and Engineering

Great Lakes PGP-DSE is a program for early career professionals looking to expedite their move to roles such as business analysts, data analysts, data engineer, analytics engineer etc. by learning relevant data science techniques, tools and technologies, and hands-on application through industry case studies.

Blended Learning Environment

The blended mode of learning (weekend classroom and online learning) ensures there is no disruption to classes as physical classroom sessions are held on alternate weekends.

WORLD CLASS FACULTY

You gain from the decades of experience and expertise brought to the table by Great Lakes faculty in their chosen domains. Our faculty comes from leading international and national schools such as Harvard, Stanford, Kellogg, University of Chicago, IIMs, and IITs.

INDUSTRY MENTORS

Current industry knowledge and insights from industry practitioners in knowledge sharing sessions and guest lectures allow you to stay ahead in the industry.

CAREER ENHANCEMENT SESSIONS

The Program includes career development sessions on resume-building and clearing data science interviews. Interacting with industry practitioners also helps gain exposure and experience in transitioning your career to the field of data science.

INDUSTRY RELEVANT

Candidates get hands-on exposure to data science tools & techniques such as R, SAS, Python, Tableau, MySQL. Industry case studies aid in effective application.

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

The program is internationally recognized and is a dual certificate program. The participants will get certification from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago (USA) and also Great Lakes Institute of Management.
 

A Unique Learning Experience Awaits You

The PGP-DSE uses a combination of learning methods that include classroom teaching, hands-on exercises, online learning, and sessions with industry practitioners. Classes are conducted on alternate weekends and assisted by online discussions and assignments. Candidates can access the course content online even after they have graduated.

INNOVATIVE PEDAGOGY

Our program offers a blended learning environment that causes no disruption to work schedule. Classroom sessions are assisted by hands-on exercises, online learning, and assignments for continuous and cumulative learning.

CORPORATE COLLABORATION

Our corporate partners are deeply involved in curriculum design, facilitating projects, industry lectures, and professional evaluation.

TALENT POOL IN OUR CLASSROOM

All our programs have a diverse batch profile where interactions in the classrooms are not only with peers but active employees from different industries, who bring their unique experiences to the fore.
 

Program Structure

PGP-DSE is a 6-month weekend classroom program including classroom interactions with faculty and industry practitioners, hands-on exercises, and online learning. Classroom sessions would be conducted on alternate weekends (Saturday and Sunday) from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM. Candidates learn conceptual techniques and foundations required for data science roles.

Program curriculum

  • Data Analytics Problem Solving
  • Business Modules in Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain and Financial Analytics
  • Creating Analytics Dashboards
  • Structured and Unstructured Data
  • Data Cleansing and Data Manipulation
  • Accessing Data Servers using MySQL
  • Data Querying - SQL, Joins, Indexing, Stored procedures,ETL Processes
  • Data Modelling - Financial Modelling, What if Analysis,Scenario Generation,Pivot tables,Excel Solver
  • Data Visualisation
  • Statistics
  • Time Series
  • Predictive Modelling techniques
  • Linear Regression
  • Logistic Regression
  • Dimensionality Reduction
  • Classification
  • Association

Tools Covered

  • R, SAS, Python, Tableau, MySQL

Career Assistance

  • Career Assistance Through Resume Workshops
  • Interview Preparation Sessions
  • Relevant Career Opportunities with Leading Companies Through Great Lakes Job Board
 

Learn from the Best

The faculty pool of the program consists of leading academicians in the field of data science along with several experienced industry practitioners from leading organizations.

Dr. Srabashi Basu

Professor

Dr. Sridhar Telidevara

Associate Professor

Dr. Mudit Kulshreshtha

Co-Director - Analytics Center of Excellence

Dr. Narayana Darapaneni

Professor

 

Listen. Learn. Apply.

Participants get invaluable insights and mentorship from leading analytics practitioners and senior industry executives. Industry leaders associated with us who have contributed to lectures, projects and case studies including:

SVP, Head of Finance Analytics, Retail Bank, HSBC

Chief Executive Officer Cognizant Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Vice President, American Express

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

 

A visual insight into the world of Great Lakes Analytics Programs

Here are a few class videos:

Understanding the Basics of Cluster Analysis
Analytics Problem solving
Learn 5 of the Hottest Analytics Techniques in Just 12 Minutes
Rise of Datafication and Its Impact
 

Admission Details for the PG Program - Data Science and Engineering

Following are the eligibility criteria and selection process for PGP-DSE

Eligibilty

Applicants should have 50% or above in a bachelor's degree with less than 4 years of experience. PGP-DSE is best pursued by candidates with a graduation in a quantitative discipline like engineering, mathematics, sciences, statistics, economics, etc.

Selection Process

Interested candidates need to apply by filling a simple online application form. The Admissions committee will review all the applications and shortlisted candidates are required to attend a skype/telephonic interview with the Program Director for final selection. Some candidates post shortlisting may be required to go through selection test.

*Admissions will be closed once the requisite number of candidates have been admitted into the program.

 

Admission Details for the PG Program - Data Science and Engineering

Following are the payment details for the program:

Fees

  • Bangalore
  •  
  • Gurgaon

Rs.1,95,000 + GST

Includes cafeteria, tuition fee, and learning materials.

 

Payments

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.

Financial aid

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 (DHFL), MoneyTap, Credifiable, and Axis Bank. We ensure money is not a constraint in the path of learning.

 

Mark the Dates

 Here are the Application Deadlines for the program

Application Deadline: 21 December 2017

We follow a rolling admission process and admissions are closed once the requisite number of participants enroll for the upcoming batch. So we encourage you to apply early and secure your seat. Apply Now

Batch commencement dates

Bangalore

January 2018

Gurgaon

January 2018

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