Executive Programme in Business Analytics(EPBA) | Business Analytics Certification IIM Lucknow

Executive Programme in Business Analytics (EPBA)

The use of business analytics has grown exponentially in all areas including financial services, healthcare, government, retail, e-commerce, media, manufacturing, and the service industry. This has led to an increase in the demand for employees with an analytical approach and who can utilise data, understand statistical and quantitative models and are able to make data-driven business decisions. The Executive Programme in Business Analytics by IIM Lucknow is designed to give participants a comprehensive understanding of the approaches and methods involved with a proven pedagogy and delivered via an Interactive Learning platform.

Programme Highlights:

  • 11-month intensive programme with 2 campus immersions of 3 days each at IIM Lucknow
  • Action Learning Project on a new developmental or problem-solving initiative
  • Peer-Learning and networking opportunity facilitating exchange of perspectives and ideas
  • IIM Lucknow Management Development Programme (MDP) certification and alumni status

In-Campus Component

The six days with 2 campus immersions module provides participants an orientation towards case based learning, foundation to analytical thinking and orients them to the learning culture of IIM Lucknow apart from discussions on contemporary issues in management practice and trends in the industry and business.

Interactive Learning (IL) Component

The Interactive Learning component forms the core of specialization programmes. Instructors from IIM Lucknow, facilitate learning through two-way audio/video synchronous telecommunication mode from the Studio based at IIM Lucknow Campus. Classes are scheduled once a week for three hours.

This Programme is currently offered through the technology platform of Times Professional Learning. The technology allows the Instructor to use power point presentations, video, audio, white boards and translators to effectively communicate ideas and interact with the participants. Participants can attend the classes from designated class room centers available in major cities in India.

Programme Curriculum

  • Introduction to Analytics
  • Data Life Cycle
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Introduction to Python
  • Probability Models
  • Sampling and Statistical Inference
  • Chi Square tests
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Multiple Linear Regression
  • Logistic Regression
  • Optimization
  • Simulation
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Time Series and Forecasting
  • Data warehousing
  • Data Preparation
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Text Mining
  • Web and Recommender System
  • Social Media Analytics
  • Big Data
  • Analytics in Marketing
  • Analytics in Finance
  • Analytics in HR
  • Cases and Presentations

Programme Delivery:

The programme uses a series of case studies, contextualized examples, and hands-on exercises to aid participants in understanding the key marketing imperatives.

Evaluation Methodology:
Evaluation will be done via online exams, case analysis, assignments and classroom participation.
A minimum of 75% attendance is a prerequisite for the successful completion of the programme

Certification: Participants who successfully complete the exams, projects, assignments and satisfy the requisite attendance criteria, will be awarded a certificate of completion.

Assignments and Projects: The programme requires participants to work on individual/group assignments and/or projects. The main objective of such assignments/projects will be to help the participants apply their conceptual learning in the programme to actual organizational decision scenarios.

Programme Duration: 11 months

Campus Immersion: 2 campus immersions of 3 days each at IIM Lucknow

First campus dates 14th to 16th Dec 2019
Second campus dates TBD

Live Virtual Interactive Classes: Once a week

Saturday: 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Any graduate with minimum 2 years of relevant work experience

Important Dates

Activity Key Dates
Application Closure 15th November 2019
Commencement of lectures 14th December 2019

Programme Fee Structure

Processing Fee 10,000*+ Applicable Taxes
Programme Fee 1,70,000 + Applicable taxes
Campus Fee 22,500 + Applicable taxes
Alumni Fee 10,000 + Applicable taxes
Total Fee 2,02,500 + Applicable taxes

*Processing Fee (Processing fee contains INR 2,500 towards application fee & INR 7,500 towards the total programme fees.
Processing fee of INR 10,000 is refundable in case the participant’s profile is rejected by IIM Lucknow)

Programme Fee Installment

24th November, 2019 5th Feb, 2020 5th Apr, 2020 5th June, 2020
INR 43,200/- INR 50,700/- INR 50,600/- INR 50,500/-

Programme Fee

Rs. 1,70,000 + Taxes

Alumni + Campus Fee

Rs. 10,000  + Rs. 22,500 + Taxes

Total Programme Fees

Rs. 2,02,500 + Tax

Sample Certificate

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IIM Lucknow Executive Programme Business Analytics

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