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1. Massive Growth Opportunity

Business analysts are in high demand as they support data-driven decisions
at all levels of the organization.

  • "The global Data & Business Analytics Market is expected to cross US$ 420 Bn by 2027." 1
  • "India’s data analytics industry is expected to touch US$ 118.7 Bn by 2026." 2
  • "The need for business analysts to grow by 14% from 2016 to 2026." 3
  • "Business analysts can command an average salary of over ₹16 LPA" 4

2. High Impact Format

  • Interactive Live Sessions With expert faculty from IISc Bangalore
  • Experiential LearningSupported by LIVE interactive classes and projects
  • Industry InteractionMentor support by industry practitioners
  • Experience the IISc campusTwo campus visits of 1 day each

3. IISc


IISc (Indian Institute of Science) is the oldest and the finest higher education institute of its kind in India. It pursues excellence in research and education in several fields of Science and Engineering and is one of the first three publicly funded institutes to be awarded the Institute of Eminence status. The alumni of IISc hold significant academic and industry positions around the globe. For more information, visit www.iisc.ac.in

The PG level Advanced Certification Programme in Business Analytics will be delivered by IISc’s Centre for Continuing Education (CCE). CCE delivers courses suitably designed to meet the requirements of various target groups, eg: research & development (R&D) laboratories and industries, research scientists and engineers, to enable them to grow into competent managers of technology-intensive and data-driven organizations. For more information, visit cce.iisc.ac.in

Expert Faculty

Taught by eminent IISc Faculty Group

Research Expertise: Bayesian Statistics, ‪Empirical Finance, Reliability and Survival Analysis, Statistical Computing, Statistical Quality Control, Machine Learning‬, ‪Financial Econometrics

  • Teaches Applied Statistics, Methodology of Management Research, Time Series Analysis and Forecasting courses at IISc.
  • Authored and reviewed various research papers and conference proceedings.
  • Worked as a consultant for leading organisations like Titan, TVS and L&T.
  • Before IISc, worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor in leading educational institutions across USA and Turkey.

Research Expertise: Development & Evaluation of Mathematical & Heuristic Optimization in Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Scheduling, Container Terminal Management, Research Methodology Problems

  • Holds over two decades of experience in Management Research / Consultancy and Teaching.
  • He has also taught at Anna University - India and worked as a Research Fellow at Nanyang Technological University- Singapore and worked as Technical Assistant for the Ministry of Defense, India.
  • Worked as a Principal Investigator for projects funded by CiSTUP - IISc, Central Power Research Institute, American Power Conversion, DST - Delhi and HP.
  • Authored over 120 research papers published in reputed journals and conferences.

Research Expertise: Demand Management of Scarce Resources, Revenue Management, Discrete Optimization

  • Authored 30+ research papers and has 60 patents to his credit.
  • He has also taught at IIT Kanpur.
  • He is a Mentor and Advisor for Inter-disciplinary Decision Sciences & Analytics Lab, IIM Vishakapatnam.
  • Member of Research Council (Doctoral Committee), RNSIT - Department of MBA & Research Center, Bengaluru.

Research Expertise: Investment Decisions related to Energy & Environmental Sectors, Real options, Computational Finance, Monte Carlo Methods for Derivate Pricing, Financial Risk Management

  • Before joining IISc, he worked as a Quantitative Analyst for ING - Amsterdam. He also worked as a Software Engineer for Intuit.
  • His other engagements include working as a Researcher for a few organisations - Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) and NRG.
  • He is also a member of the faculty group, teaching at the Centre for Society and Policy, IISc.
  • Authored various research papers mainly on topics including Option Pricing, Derivatives, etc.


Designed by IISc Faculty, this state-of-the-art curriculum includes contemporary topics, methods, and recent advances in data science and its applications in the business domain.

Module 0: Probability and Applied Statistics

  • Probability Basics: Interpretation, Probability Space, Combinatorial Probability, Conditional Probability, Probability Laws
  • Random Variables: Discrete & Continuous RV, PMF, CDF, PDF, Moments, Quantiles, Joint, Marginal and Conditional Distributions of Random Vectors, Definitions of Correlation & Regression
  • Probability Models: Binomial, Poisson, Pascal, Hypergeometric, Uniform, Normal, Gamma & Beta Distributions
  • Statistics Essentials: Estimation, Hypothesis Testing, Prediction, The Frequentist & Bayesian Paradigms Elementary Statistical Methods using R: One & Two Sample Problems for Mean, Variance & Proportions - Z, χ2, t & F-tests in R
  • Correlation & Regression Analysis using R: Simple & Multiple Regression, Variable Selection, Simple, Multiple & Partial Correlation Coefficients, General Linear Hypothesis Testing, Prediction, Qualitative Predictors

Module 2: Prescriptive Analytics

  • Linear & Integer Programming, Optimization of Network Models, Heuristic Programming, Dynamic Programming, Goal Programming, Multi-Attribute Decision Making

Module 3: Management Functional Area Applications

  • Financial Analytics: Time Series Analysis, Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
  • Marketing Analytics: Market Basket Analysis, Customer Segmentation, Consumer Choice Analysis
  • Operations Analytics: Survival Analysis, Two Operations Analytics Case Studies
  • HRM Analytics: HRM Data and Metrics, Two HRM Analytics Case Studies

Is this programme ideal for me?

The programme is best suited if you

  • Are passionate about leveraging data to solve real business problems
  • Are aspiring to build or transition into Business Analytics as a career
  • Appreciate the value of learning from the best in the world


  • Qualification: B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech or equivalent master's degree
  • Marks: Minimum 50% marks in Degree
  • Experience: Minimum 2 years

How can I enrol for this programme?

  • Application

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  • Selection

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  • Enrollment

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*Selection for the programme will be done by IISc and is strictly based on the education, work experience, and motivation of the participants.

**Scanned copies to be submitted within 7 days 1. Education Certificate 2. Experience Letter/Latest Pay Slip

What is the return on my investment?

You will learn to harness the power of data and gain a competitive advantage in a data-centric business landscape. In addition, expertise in business analytics can help you effectively lead organizational change and initiate innovation and growth.

  • Business Analyst - Ranked5 among LinkedIn’s Most In-Demand Jobs Right Now (2022)
  • Top Companies Hiring6 Business Analysts
    • Accenture
    • TCS
    • Dell Technologies
    • Cognizant Technologies
    • Deloitte
    • IBM
    • Capgemini
    • Amazon
    • Infosys
    • Wipro
    • American Express
    • Oracle
    • VMware
    • Genpact
    • J.P.Morgan
    • HSBC
  • Fastest growing demand: The demand for business analysts is projected to increase by 11% until 2029, faster than average for all other occupations. (US Bureau of Labor Statistics)7

Programme Fee

Details 9 Months Programme
Programme Fee*

12-Month 0% EMI available Nominate your employees to avail special benefits *GST as applicable

(i) Application Fee of ₹2,000, and
(ii) Campus visit fee will be based on actuals and to be borne by the participants
(iii) Fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • You will learn to harness the power of data and gain a competitive advantage in a data-centric business landscape.
  • Expertise in business analytics can help you effectively lead organisational change and initiate innovation and growth.
  • Fastest growing demand: The demand for business analysts will continue to increase by 11% till 2029, faster than the average for all other occupations. (US Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • Lucrative Career: Business Analyst is ranked among LinkedIn’s Most In-Demand Jobs Right Now (2022). Also, top companies are on the constant lookout for hiring Business Analysts. For instance - Accenture, TCS, Dell Technologies, Cognizant Technologies, Deloitte, IBM, Capgemini, Amazon, Infosys, Wipro, American Express, Oracle, VMware, and more. This can be a perfect opportunity for those looking for a career transition.

The programme is helpful for professionals who are

  • Passionate about leveraging data to solve real business problems
  • Aspiring to build or transition into Business Analytics as a career
  • Appreciate the value of learning from the best in the world

You will learn from eminent IISc faculty who hold academic and research credentials from the world’s best institutions. Meet your faculty here.

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