This module is an introduction to the basics and core concepts of data sciences.
Advanced Programme in Data Sciences
Equip yourself with the required knowledge and skills to enhance your resume and stand out with this programme in Advanced Programme In Data Sciences.
Part time, Online
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study, Classroom
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
Data science is said to be an interdisciplinary field that strives to extract insights or knowledge from data in different forms, either structured or it can be unstructured. Data science employs theories and techniques drawn from many various fields within the broad spectrum of statistics, mathematics, computer science, operations research, and information science
Massive growth in the demand for data sciences has been witnessed in recent years. Data analysis is essential and indispensable to meet the challenges of creating most competent tactical and strategic decisions. Data Science can be applied in different domains such as agriculture, government sector, atmospheric sciences, financial markets, infrastructure management, and e-commerce.
Advanced Programme In Data Sciences certificate course by IIM Calcutta is a course that will help you master in analysing, managing, and interpreting the data. With real life projects and live online sessions, Advanced Programme In Data Sciences certificate courses train you to work in the real world setup.
Live Online Classes
Real Life Projects
Certificate on successful completion
IIMC Faculty guiding the projects
Campus visit twice in a year
- Online classes
- Real life projects
- Tableau certification
- Apache spark
- Comprehensive projects of choice
- Handle and interpret data
- A certificate from iim calcutta
Course and certificate fees
Advanced Programme in Data Sciences Fee Details
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Programme fee (Domestic)
Rs. 400,000 /- + (applicable taxes)
Rs. 48,000 /- + (applicable taxes)
certificate providing authority
Who it is for
Anyone with proper eligibility requirements can apply for Programme In Data Sciences certificate course by IIM Calcutta.
People wanting to take their career forward through where they are working in a department of data analysis should apply to this programme.
- To apply for APDS certification, candidates should be a graduate or a post-graduate with at least 50% marks (aggregate of all the previous results from 3 to 4 years) from a recognized university. (UGC/AICTE)
- Minimum 3 years of full time paid work experience in the relevant background after completing graduation.
- Candidates should be self-employed or working professionals.
Certification Qualifying Details
- To qualify and get APDS certification, participants should meet the minimum required attendance.
What you will learn
Candidates will be introduced to various techniques and tools that are used in managing, analysing, interpreting, and handling data.
Participants will learn about different software such as Tableau, XL-Miner, R, SPSS, Apache Spark, @Risk, Arena and much more.
A feel of having hands-on while working with the data.
Application of statistical tools and advanced quantitative which help in making the most efficient decisions.
To apply for Advanced Programme In Data Sciences certificate course by IIM Calcutta fill up the registration with the required details such as personal information, address, contact information, educational details, and work experience.
The selection of candidates for Advanced Programme In Data Sciences certificate course by IIM Calcutta will be based on the Program Aptitude test which will be conducted on VCNow, after an assessment of motivation on the background through the submitted application form.
Filling the form
To enrol for an Advanced Programme In Data Sciences certificate course by IIM Calcutta you need to follow these steps .
Step 2: Fill all the necessary information such as Name, education history and employment details.
Step 3- Accept the terms and conditions and submit the form.
Understanding Data Science
Statistics for Data Science
Probability Theory, Sampling Theory, Statistical Inference, Hypothesis Testing and Regression Analysis
Mathematical Methods for Data Science
Linear Algebra, decision Theory, Calculus
Database Management and Data Warehousing
Relational database management: Relations and Schemas, Structured query language, Entity relationship diagrams and Data warehouses, data marts and ETL
Supervised and unsupervised learning, Text mining techniques, Kernel based methods, Performance evaluation
Data Representation and Visualization
Exploring Data, Graphing Data- bar, pie and fever charts and heat maps, Finding Relationships among Variables, Correlation and Covariance and Pivot Tables
Fixed Effects Estimation, Time Series Analysis, GARCH Models and Random Effects Estimation
Stochastic Processes and Simulation
Discrete Event Simulation, Variables and Distributions, Monte Carlo Simulation and Variance Reduction Technique
Decision Support Systems and Actionable Intelligence
CRISP-DM model, ERP systems, CRM and SCM systems and Actions Insights in an omnichannel environment
Big Data Storage and Analytics
Structured data, semi-structured data and unstructured data, No SQL and In-memory storage, Distributed processing: MapReduce and Hadoop, Stream analysis and Complex events
Advanced Topics in Data Science
Detailed learning of data sciences
Project in Data Science
- This will be a hands-on project of choice which will be guided by the faculty of IIM.
How it helps
During APDS, the participants will get a practical understanding of all the subjects covered under the Advanced Programme in Data Sciences. The programme will enable candidates to apply the knowledge in real life setup once they resume their work life.
Real life projects in APDS certification will be given to the candidates for experience on how the actual setup would work like post completion of this course.
Post pursuing Advanced Programme In Data Sciences certificate course by IIM Calcutta, candidates can enhance their resume by adding this as a certification to increase the profile strength. Candidates can seek growth opportunities in an existing company or look for job opportunities in other companies as well.
Candidates are evaluated online or during their campus visit. The evaluation process depends on the participation in class assignments, projects and performance in examinations. Candidates are graded as follows – “excellent”, “good”, “fair’, “poor”
In case a student doesn’t appear for the APDS exam, they fail to meet the attendance criteria or were unable to complete the programme for reason, students can easily rejoin in one of the next two batches by paying the requisite fee.
Yes, to clear the APDS certification programme, campus visits are a must.
When a candidate successfully completes the requirements, they will be given a certificate of completion. IIM Calcutta evaluates and conducts examinations in relation to certificate programs.
The programme is highly interactive and incorporates different methods of teaching and approaches. The course has a lot of case studies, discussions and corporate examples involved.