Business Analytics is used for strategic, operational and tactical decision making across industry verticals such as banking, financial services, telecom, manufacturing and retail.
PwC, one of the largest professional services firms in the world, and ICICI Bank, the second largest bank in India, have extensive experience and expertise in the field of Analytics. They recognize the dearth of trained resources and have decided to support this program as they believe that this will help create a larger talent pool for this industry.
The Course aims at equipping the students with the tools, techniques and skills to enable a seamless absorption in the domain of Business Data Analytics:
Technology Skills: an understanding of the tools like Excel, R, SAS, Hadoop, Python, NOSQL (MongoDB) and the Amazon EC2 cloud and a deep enough understanding to extract and analyze data
Statistical Modeling and Analytical Skills: knowledge of the statistics, data mining and machine learning techniques available and the ability to create models
Applying analytics to business situations: an understanding of the business aspect of analytics with focus on the financial sector, telecom and retail to enhance the quality of the analysis
Communication and Visualization Skills: presenting the analysis so as to be “user friendly”.
This unique Praxis Business Analytics Program is spread over 12 months. The program is divided into 4 trimesters:
- Three trimesters of three months each comprise more than 500 hours of classroom training on campus
- One trimester of three months is assigned for internship in an organization
Students will be offered a 3-month internship with organizations of repute. They will be required to work on live assignments in the domain of Business Analysis.
Term 1 – The Business Analytics Approach
Statistics and R
RDBMS and Data Warehousing
Introduction to SAS
Financial Services Analytics
Financial Statement Analysis and Cost Accounting
Advanced Statistics and R
Data Mining with Rapid Miner
Econometrics with SAS
Financial Data Modeling with Excel
Telecom and Spend Analytics
Statistical Data Modeling with R
Enterprise Performance Management
Data Visualisation Lab with Tableau, IBM Many Eyes, Google Charts
12 months (9 months of Classroom Training & 3 months of Internship), More than 500 hours
(or) IMS Centres
Commencement of Interviews
Commencement of Programme
Part time/Full time:
Rs. 400,000 /-
This is a post-graduate course and targeted towards working professionals with 2-5 years’ experience in IT, operations, finance etc. However, graduates with less or no work experience, but with a sound academic background and comfort with mathematics and computer programming are welcome to join.
- Amazon EC2 cloud
- Srinivas Govindrajan (Dean at Praxis)Com (Utkal), PGDM (IIM Ahmedabad).
- Charanpreet Singh (Associate Dean at Praxis):Tech (IIT Kanpur), MBA (University of Iowa).
- Prithwis Mukerjee (Director of Business Analytics at Praxis):Tech. (IIT Kharagpur), PhD (UT-Dallas).
- Jaydeep Mukherjee: Tech. (IIT, Kharagpur), MS (ISI)
- Rajiv Pratap: Tech (IIT Kanpur).
- Prasenjit Das Purkayastha: Sc( JU), PGDM ( GIM).