IMT CD has announced admissions into its 3rd batch of Post Graduate Program in Advanced Data Science in collaboration with EY – Ernst & Young. This is the third batch of the nine-month, weekend program with EY under IMT CDL’s recently launched domain – IMT Online.
The Post Graduate Program in Advanced Data Science is curated and designed to provide in-depth knowledge and skills on the usage of data analytic tools, catering to young professionals and graduates/post graduates seeking a specialized online course in the Data Science/Analytics domain.
Commenting on the program, Vikas Aggarwal, CEO, IMT CDL said “We 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 required training which will further widen opportunities to work with data-centric organizations evolving at a fast pace. Our partnership with EY gives students the right opportunity to have an industry-centric learning experience.”
Sandip Khetan, National Leader and Partner, Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS), EY India said, “Big data brings immense value to any business, but data analytics plays an even more significant role in helping businesses become smarter and make insightful decisions by predicting scenarios and outcomes. This advanced course will help students leverage ample opportunities around data analytics and serve big companies. We have had a successful association with IMT since last year and have received tremendous response from students.”
The comprehensive program with more than 180 hours of LIVE online lectures will be delivered by academia, industry experts, and consultants from EY India. The program extensively covers topics such as fundamentals of applied statistics and data modelling, advanced tools and technologies including Python, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, data visualization, Power BI and Blockchain with its use cases and the future of technology.
Introduced in mid-2019, the program has attracted huge interest from professionals working in BFSI, IT, ITES, and Retail domains to name a few. Most of them either aspire to be data scientists in large organizations or build a career in more strategic roles within their existing/new organizations.
During the program, students will be required to complete two projects depending on their choice and suitability as per their domain experience. Top performing students stand a chance to be selected as an intern for two months with EY India at any of the four locations – Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore or Hyderabad during the program span.