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PROGRAMME FEE INR 82,000 + GST View Payment Plan Loan offered at EMI of INR 3,606

Early Bird Registration Benefit

INR 8,000 + GST

We are offering an early bird registration benefit on the programme fee exclusively for participants who apply by Apr 11, 2022.
The final Early Bird fee will be INR 74,000 + GST.

Programme Overview

The Executive Certificate Programme in Business Analytics from S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai (SPJIMR) provides a sequential modular approach in transforming data into business insights for impactful data-driven business decision-making. Explore advanced data analytics and develop your ability in prescribing optimum business strategies by aligning insights from descriptive and predictive analytics. Additionally, on completing this programme and fulfilling all the academic requirements, you will be eligible for the prestigious SPJIMR Executive Alumni Status.

Eligibility: Graduates/ Diploma Holders (10+2+3) in any discipline from a recognised university with minimum 1 year of work experience.

  • $98 B

    Estimated size of India's analytics industry by 2025

    (Analytics India Magazine, 2021)
  • $836.3 M

    Investment in India's AI and analytics start-ups in 2020.

    (Analytics India Industry Study 2021)
  • 83%

    Business leaders have pursued big data projects in order to seize a competitive edge

    (Impact My Biz, 2020)

Who is this Programme for?

This high-impact programme offers a keen focus on developing the ability to gain insights from descriptive and predictive analytics in sync with business strategies. Build your capability in data analytics, business intelligence tools and their real-world applications across multiple domains, to gain effective data-driven problem-solving skills.

The programme is beneficial for:

  • Early to mid-level professionals interested in building a strong foundation in modern business practices using advanced analytical approach
  • Senior managers and consultants who have an analytical mindset and want to advance their data analytics skills for effective business decision-making
  • Entrepreneurs keen to revitalise their business offerings by aligning customer insights towards enhancing their products and services

Programme Highlights

7 Months Programme

Gain Industry-ready Business Analytics Skills Based on Data-driven Insights

Learn from Leading SPJIMR Faculty and Industry Experts

8 Industry-oriented Modules with a Hands-on Project

Experience Live Online Learning Without Taking a Career Break

Receive an SPJIMR Certificate of Completion

Expand Your Professional Network with Experienced Peers and Alumni

Be Eligible for the SPJIMR Executive Alumni Status

Emeritus Career Services

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  • Three 90-minute workshops from career management industry experts
  • Job placement assistance from partner companies are published, applied to, and tracked to success via an online platform (offered in partnership with Superset)
  • Past participants of Emeritus work at Microsoft, ICICI Bank, Infosys, HDFC, AirBnB, TCS, Ola, Flipkart, JSW, Wipro, Honeywell, JP Morgan, Reliance Jio, Mahindra, Gartner, Accenture, Cognizant, amongst others

Please note:

  • This service is available only for Indian residents enrolled into select Emeritus programmes.
  • SPJIMR or Emeritus do NOT promise or guarantee a job or progression in your current job. Career Services is only offered as a service that empowers you to manage your career proactively. The Career Services mentioned here are offered by Emeritus. SPJIMR is NOT involved in any way and makes no commitments regarding the Career Services mentioned here.

Learning Outcomes

  • Build a strong foundation on how to make data-driven decisions and apply analytics in day-to-day business scenarios
  • Understand various analytical representations and apply the right ones to solve complex real-world business problems
  • Explore in-demand analytics tools and their applications across business functions to build and scale a successful analytics capability within your organisation
  • Learn to interpret and communicate results of business analytics projects into practical courses of action to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning, while understanding their application to strengthen data-driven decision-making

SPJIMR Executive Alumni Status

On successful completion of the programme, participants will be eligible for the prestigious SPJIMR Executive Alumni Status. These participants will subsequently receive the alumni registration details from SPJIMR. The benefits include:

  • Lifetime 'Executive Alumni Status' from SPJIMR
  • Access to the Institute's executive alumni portal, social media groups and campus updates
  • Invitation to SPJIMR webinars and business conclaves (T&C apply)
  • Access to the SPJIMR library on-campus (browsing only)
  • Alumni discounts on MDP Programmes

Note: The Executive Alumni benefits are subject to the discretion of SPJIMR.

Programme Modules

  • Introduction to Business Intelligence & Analytics
  • Evolution of Business Analytics
  • Emergence of Business Analytics as a Competitive Strategy
  • Data Life Cycle & Data Collection Methods
  • Introduction to Big Data
  • Sources of Data
  • Building a Data Strategy to Create Business Value
  • Introduction to R - Basics, Advantages & Limitations
  • Tools: R
  • Advance Probability and Probability Models
  • Central Tendency & Dispersion
  • Data Types & Structure
  • Variables & Distribution
  • Bayes' Theorem
  • Random Variables
  • Central Limit Theorem & Confidence Interval
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Tools: R
  • Introduction to Business Data Mining
  • Regression: Linear & Multivariate
  • Classification
  • Time Series & Forecasting
  • Clustering
  • Dimensionality Reduction - PCA
  • Simulation
  • Optimisation
  • Recommendation System
  • The Science behind EDA
  • Graphical Techniques (Plots, Charts & Ratios)
  • Tools: Visualisation using Tableau
  • Storytelling: Pitch & Communication
  • Introduction to Python - basics, advantages and limitations
  • Tools: Python
  • Introduction to Text Analytics & Natural Language Processing
  • Applications of NLP in Business
  • Interpretation of Text Analytics reports
  • Financial Analytics
  • Digital Media Analytics
  • Customer Analytics
  • Operations & SCM Analytics
  • Introduction to AI & ML
  • Business Application of AI & ML
  • Introduction to Deep Learning
  • Business application of Deep Learning Course Wrap-up

The programme includes a mandatory project where you will gain hands-on knowledge and skills within the framework of a real-world business challenge. This project will help you advance your business analytics capability under the guidance of the programme faculty and industry experts.

- Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/ modified/ adapted to fit the participant profile & programme hours.

Programme Director

Prof. Aditi S. Divatia

Associate Professor,
Information Management &
Associate Programme Head - PGDM

Prof. Divatia has a PhD from BITS Pilani and has an MCA and a B.Sc. in Mathematics from the M.S. University of Vadodara. Her areas of interest include Business Analytics, Text Analytics, Big data & Enterprise Data Management, Enterprise Architecture, Business Process Analysis, and Change Management. Her academic experience spans across 20 years and has an additional six years of industry experience in software development and business intelligence.

Programme Faculty

Dr Anil Vaidya

Professor & Area Head,
Information Management

Dr Anil Vaidya has a DBA from the University of Bradford, U.K. and an MBA from the University of Akron, Ohio, USA. His areas of interests include IoT, AI & ML, Blockchain, Big Data and their impact on business and society. He has been an industry practitioner for 33 years, predominantly in CIO roles in leading MNCs.

Dr Saswat Patra

Assistant Professor - Finance
Associate Head - Central Examination

Dr Saswat Patra has a PhD from IIM Bangalore and an MBA from IMT Ghaziabad with a major in Finance. His research and teaching interests are in Volatility Modelling, Time Series Analysis, Financial Derivatives, Risk Management, and Corporate Finance.

Dr Ashutosh Jha

Assistant Professor - Information Management
Associate Head - Office of Research & Innovation (ORI)

Dr Ashutosh Jha has a PhD from the IIM Calcutta and a B.E. (Hons.) from BITS Pilani. His research interests include Adoption and Diffusion of Mobile Innovations, Techno-Economics of Next Generation Networks, Radio Spectrum Management, and ICTs for Human Development.

Dr Sheila Roy

Associate Professor
Associate Programme Head - Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

Dr Sheila Roy has a PhD from the IIT Bombay and a PGDBM from IIM Bangalore. Her areas of interests include E-business and Digital Supply Chain, Data-driven Decision-making with Behavioural/ Transaction Data, and exploring how entrepreneurs can leverage E-commerce platforms to scale their business.

- This is a tentative list, and the confirmed global faculty will be shared closer to the programme commencement.

Programme Certificate

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from SPJIMR, upon meeting the evaluation criteria and maintaining a minimum attendance of 70%. The programme evaluation criteria includes a project along with regular quizzes, assignments, and online exams, conducted at the discretion of the faculty.

Sample Certificate

Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of SPJIMR.

Past Participant Profiles

Work Experience
Past Participant Experience
Top Industries
  • Consulting
  • Retail & Manufacturing
  • Information Technology & Services
  • Banking & Finance
  • Others*

*Others include FMCG, Marketing, Healthcare etc.

Top Functions
  • Information Systems & Technology
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Consulting
  • Others#

#Others include R&D, HR, Operations etc.

Top Companies
  • Accenture
  • Ernst & Young
  • HDFC
  • Infosys Ltd
  • J P Morgan Chase
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • TATA Steel

Early applications encouraged. Limited seats are available.

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Loan offered at EMI of INR 3,606
Special Corporate Enrolment Pricing

Round 1: The first application deadline is
Apr 11, 2022

Round 2: The second application deadline is
May 16, 2022

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