Round-I admission to the Institute's PGP programme in Advanced Data Science is currently underway and will conclude on February 16, 2020. Read the article to know more.
Institute of Management Technology Centre for Distance Learning (IMT CDL) has announced admissions to its third batch of Post Graduate Program in Advanced Data Science in collaboration with Ernst & Young (E&Y). The nine-month weekend programme is under the recently launched domain of the institute- IMT Online.
The programme was introduced in mid-2019 and has been attracting huge interest from professionals working in BFSI (Banking, financial services and insurance), IT, ITES and Retail domains.
IMT CDL- PGP in Advanced Data Science: About the program
The program has been curated and designed to provide in-depth knowledge as well as the skills on the usage of data analytics tools. It will also cater to the young professionals and graduates/ postgraduates who are seeking an online course specialized in Data Science/ Analytics domain.
The program, through 180 hours of live online lectures, will be delivered by industry experts, academia and consultants from EY India. It will exclusively cover topics such as fundamentals of applied statistics, data modelling, advanced tools and technologies like Python, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Power BI and Blockchain, along with its use cases and future of the technology.
The students will be required to complete two projects depending on their choice and suitability as per the domain experience. The top performers will get a chance to be selected as an intern for a period of two months at EY India at any of the four locations- Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai or Hyderabad.
While talking about the program, Vikas Agarwal, CEO, IMT CDL, said that they are “extremely delighted” to launch yet another batch of Advanced Data Science program. “With rapid advancements in the technology landscape, there is an exponential demand for Data Scientists. In line with this, we are offering an extensive program to build a strong data ecosystem and provide the required training which will further widen the opportunities to work with the data-centric organisations that are evolving at a fast pace,” he added. He further said that the partnership with EY would give the students the right opportunity to have an industry-centric learning experience.
Sandip Khetan, National Leader and Partner, Financial Accounting Advisory Services at EY India, said, "Big Data brings immense value to any business, but data analytics plays an even more significant role in helping the businesses in becoming smarter and also making insightful decisions by predicting scenarios and outcomes.”
IMT CDL- PGP in Advanced Data Science: Registration
Registration of the programme for the third batch has already begun. Round-I admission is set to close on February 16, 2020. The enrolments will be done on a first-served basis.
To apply for the PGP, all the interested candidates will have to register themselves online and appear for an online pre-assessment test. The selected students will then be further offered admissions to the program.
About IMT CDL
The distance-learning management institute offers many PGDM courses including Human Resources Management and Business Analytics, Finance, Operations. The institute offers programmes with a view to upskill the students and working professionals, preparing them for the fast-paced 21st century.