The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta is inviting applications for its Advanced Programme in Data Sciences (APDS).
The course aims to introduce students to the different tools and techniques used for handling, managing, analysing and interpreting data. The thrust will be on getting candidates to understand data management and analysis. Students will also be introduced to software such as Tableau, SPSS Modeler, Oracle SQL, Python, R, @Risk, Arena, Hadoop, etc.
The programme has broader applications in terms of non-business applications where data handling and managing skills are required.
APDS will offer an introduction in quantitative topics such as Statistics for Data Science, Econometrics, Stochastic Processes and Simulation in detail along with several case studies. A complete knowledge of Data Interpretation, Visualisation and Analysis, Database Management & Data Warehousing, Machine Learning, Big Data Storage and Analytics and Deep Learning will be provided to the aspiring candidates.
The year-long programme will include weekly online sessions of three hours each. In some weeks, sessions will be held twice. The total number of contact hours is 215. The programme will be conducted through interactive HD video-conference-based virtual classroom sessions at select VCNow Centres across India.
The programme will include six days of campus visits by the candidates. The campus visits will be made twice a year. Campus modules will be conducted subject to the evolving pandemic situation.
The fees for the programme will be Rs 4,48,000 + GST.
Eligibility: Graduates or postgraduates in any discipline with 50% marks in either graduation or post graduation are eligible for this programme.
Candidates will be selected through assessment of background and motivation based on the submitted application form. Applicants must have a basic understanding of Mathematics and Statistics.
The last date to apply for APDS is November 10, 2021.