Meet the future analytics leaders
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.
With a highest experience of over 25 years and least experience of 2 years, the batch is a perfect picture of diversity across CXOs and industry leaders, mid-career executives and young professionals. Provided below is a snapshot of the diversity in the batch in terms of work experience:
Work-Ex Distribution
The class is composed of professionals across various roles and industries. The class consists of candidates in leadership positions such as CEO, Vice Presidents, Business Unit Heads and Associate Directors. In addition to these leadership roles, the class is composed of candidates across Project Management, Quality assurance, Team Leads, Business Advisor, Manager, Engineering and Business Analyst roles.
Industry-Sector Distribution
The candidates have their experience spanning some of the leading organizations across various sectors. While most candidates are from the technology sector, Analytics and Consulting sectors also contribute significantly to the batch composition. This is followed by other sectors such as BFSI, Telecom, Healthcare, etc.
Education Distribution
The education backgrounds of PGP-BABI candidates have also been kept into mind while 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.
We are delighted to have such an eclectic and diverse mix of working professionals pursuing the PGP-BABI program. One of the key indicators of quality would also be the organizations that our candidates are currently working with or have worked with. The candidates have been associated with leading Indian and global organizations. Some of these are mentioned below:
Technology Sector
Consulting & Analytics
Sudhanshu Pathak
(SAP Consultant at KPMG, PGP-BA Student)
My journey in great lakes so far has been incredibly informative. Each faculty member is not only a recognized expert in their respective domain but also have a wealth of life experience which opens our eyes to all the real world scenarios. All in all Great lakes is an experience that everyone should experience.
Clarence Wong
(Consultant at Value Labs, PGP-BA Student)
I appreciate the emphasis placed on connecting theory to practical application. The diverse professional experience of the batch is leveraged by the professors, who let us decide the breadth and depth of topics covered. Two thumbs up for Great Lakes.
Karan Seghal
(Associate VP, Copal Partners, PGP-BA Student)
PGP-BABI is a very targeted and focused course for professionals wanting to breakthrough in the analytics domain. The course is well structured with respect to content and is backed by great faculty and thus providing a solid platform to foray into the analytics domain.
Deepak Bhandari
(Software Engineer@QA InfoTech Noida)
Now Sr. Executive, Data Analytics @ Value Labs
This PGP-BABI program has given me a platform to build my network and I got placed in ValueLabs-Hyderabad to start my career in Analytics.I am now working here in Analytics team of  ValueLabs since June'2014.
Shyam Anadkat
(Sr. Software Engineer - BI, L&T Infotech)
Now Sr. Software Engineer – Analytics COE, L&T Infotech
Being with Great Lakes Institute of Management was truly great. Especially, the great diversity of the batch made it more interesting to learn and provided me with new opportunities.
Vishranth Chandrashekar
(Senior Business Analyst)
Now Fractal Analytics
Capstone project during the program was a great learning experience and helped him immensely during his statistical modeling projects.
Amit Madan
(Country Manager)
Now Trans Technology India
The choice of Great Learning program over several others was a simple decision as this program allowed a blend of practical industry exposure and real life capstone project interspersed with domain knowledge through eminent faculty members and industry guests alike.
Ashish Khundeja
Now Fractal Analytics
The program was truly unique in its offering with no other institution offering a similar program in analytics. Great Lakes’ excellent credentials, collaboration with different companies and opportunity to work on a meaningful capstone project made me enrol for the program.
Vikas Kumar
(Assistant Manager – Financial Service Analytics)
Now Genpact
I had the good fortune to be taught by and interact with several high quality faculty and industry guests. As a personal choice, I enjoyed interacting with Dr. P.K.Viswanathan the most and I would attribute this to his extensive knowledge, enthusiasm to teach students with patience, and not to forget, his sense of
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