Leverage the Power of
Data to Drive Business Growth

Post Graduate level Advanced Certification Programme in
Business Analytics

By IISc, Pioneer in offering the Business Analytics Programme in India since 2010

Enroll in this business analytics certification course and learn how to leverage the power of data to drive business growth.

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  • India’s #1 University (2015-23) & Research Institute (2021-23)*
  • 9 Months
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  • 3Days at
    IISc Campus
  • 100%LIVE Interactive Classes
  • *As per NIRF Ranking 2023

1 Massive Growth Opportunity

Business analysts are in high demand as they support data-driven decisions at all levels of the organization.

  • "The global Data & Business Analytics Market is expected to cross US$ 420 Bn by 2027."1
  • "India’s data analytics industry is expected to touch US$ 118.7 Bn by 2026."2
  • "The need for business analysts to grow by 14% from 2016 to 2026."3
  • "Business analysts can command an average salary of over ₹16 LPA"4

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2 High Impact Format

  • Interactive Live Sessions With expert faculty from IISc Bangalore
  • Experiential Learning Supported by LIVE interactive classes and projects
  • Industry Interaction Mentor support by industry practitioners
  • Experience the IISc campus One campus visit of 3 days

3 IISc Advantage

IISc (Indian Institute of Science) is the oldest and the finest higher education institute of its kind in India. It pursues excellence in research and education in several fields of Science and Engineering and is one of the first three publicly funded institutes to be awarded the Institute of Eminence status. The alumni of IISc hold significant academic and industry positions around the globe.

IISc's Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) offers the PG level Advanced Certification Course in Business Analytics in collaboration with TalentSprint - a comprehensive course designed for business analysts in research & development (R&D) labs, industries, and research scientists and engineers who aspire to become competent managers in technology-intensive and data-driven organizations. For more information, visit cce.iisc.ac.in

  • India's #1 University (2015-23) & Research Institute (2021-23)
  • India's #1 University (2015-2024)
  • 2 Bharat Ratna Awardees

About Business Analytics Course

The Post Graduate level Advanced Certification Programme in Business Analytics is an intensive course offered by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and TalentSprint, designed for aspiring business analysts who wish to enhance their knowledge of data analysis techniques and decision-making skills. This Business Analytics course is certified by the Center for Continuing Education at IISc and aims to provide comprehensive training to participants in the areas of statistical modeling, data management, visualization, and more. The programme is delivered online and is ideal for working professionals seeking to advance their careers in the field of data analysis. Upon completion of the programme, participants will receive a Business Analytics certification from IISc and will have access to placement assistance from TalentSprint to secure job opportunities in top organizations. Join this post graduate Business Analyst course and take the first step towards a successful career in Business Analytics.

Business Analytics Course Curriculum

The Business Analytics course curriculum Designed by IISc Faculty, this state-of-the-art curriculum includes a range of topics essential for aspiring business analysts.

  • Module 0: Probability and Applied Statistics

    • Probability Basics: Interpretation, Probability Space, Combinatorial Probability, Conditional Probability, Probability Laws
    • Random Variables: Discrete & Continuous RV, PMF, CDF, PDF, Moments, Quantiles, Joint, Marginal and Conditional Distributions of Random Vectors, Definitions of Correlation & Regression
    • Probability Models: Binomial, Poisson, Pascal, Hypergeometric, Uniform, Normal, Gamma & Beta Distributions
    • Statistics Essentials: Estimation, Hypothesis Testing, Prediction, The Frequentist & Bayesian Paradigms Elementary Statistical Methods using R: One & Two Sample Problems for Mean, Variance & Proportions - Z, χ2, t & F-tests in R
    • Elementary Statistical Methods using R
    • Correlation & Regression Analysis using R: Simple & Multiple Regression, Variable Selection, Simple, Multiple & Partial Correlation Coefficients, General Linear Hypothesis Testing, Prediction, Qualitative Predictors
  • Module 1: Machine Learning

    • Nature of Problems Solved Using ML: Prediction & Learning, Supervised versus Unsupervised Learning, Model Complexity & Regularization, Training versus Test Errors
    • Classification & Regression using Python: Nearest Neighbours, Logistic Regression, Feed Forward Networks, Regression & Classification Trees, Random Forests, Discriminant Analysis, Support Vector Machines
    • Unsupervised Learning using Python: Cluster Analysis, Principal Component Analysis, Independent Component Analysis, Multidimensional Scaling
    • Text & Graph Analytics in Python: Latent Dirichlet Allocation, Graph Neural Networks
  • Module 2: Prescriptive Analytics

    • Linear & Integer Programming, Optimization of Network Models, Heuristic Programming, Dynamic Programming, Goal Programming, Multi-Attribute Decision Making
  • Module 3: Management Functional Area Applications

    • Financial Analytics: Time Series Analysis, Security Analysis & Portfolio Management
    • Marketing Analytics: Market Basket Analysis, Customer Segmentation, Consumer Choice Analysis
    • Operations Analytics: Survival Analysis, Two Operations Analytics Case Studies
    • HRM Analytics: HRM Data and Metrics, Two HRM Analytics Case Studies

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Transformative Pedagogy

High-impact format perfected to transform professionals

  • 9-Month
  • Best-in-class self-learning content, projects, and industry interaction
  • One campus visit of 3 days, Bangalore
  • Live interactive sessions
    by IISc Faculty

What is the return on my investment for this business analytics certification course?

You will gain expertise in business analytics through this certified Business Analyst course, and learn to harness the power of data to gain a competitive advantage in a data-centric business landscape. In addition, this course can help you effectively lead organizational change and initiate innovation and growth.

  • Top Companies Hiring5 Business Analysts
    • Accenture
    • TCS
    • Dell Technologies
    • Cognizant Technologies
    • Deloitte
    • IBM
    • Capgemini
    • Amazon
    • Infosys
    • Wipro
    • American Express
    • Oracle
    • VMware
    • Genpact
    • J.P.Morgan
    • HSBC
  • Fastest growing demand: The demand for business analysts is projected to increase by 11% until 2029, faster than average for all other occupations. (US Bureau of Labor Statistics)6

Participant Profile

From Top organizations

  • Accenture
  • Adobe
  • Amazon
  • Axis Bank
  • Bangalore University
  • Bank of Baroda
  • BHEL
  • Coforge
  • Continental Automotive
  • FCI
  • Fidelity International
  • General Electric
  • Hanon Systems
  • Hitachi
  • Husqvarna Group
  • IDBI Bank
  • Indegene
  • Infosys
  • JDA Software
  • Kellton
  • Lion
  • Little Mind Chats
  • MAAAK Advisory Services
  • Medclin Research
  • Oracle
  • Synechron
  • TruSpeQ
  • Vodafone
  • Walmart

From Across Indian Cities and International Locations

  • Bengaluru
  • Chennai
  • Chikodi
  • Delhi
  • Eluru
  • Greater Noida
  • Guntur
  • Gurgaon
  • Kottayam
  • Hyderabad
  • Mariani
  • Mumbai
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Surat
  • Jeddah
  • Sydney

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Business Analytics Program Faculty

Taught by eminent IISc Faculty Group

Prof. Chiranjit Mukhopadhyay

Professor, Department of Management Studies, IISc

Research Expertise: Bayesian Statistics, ‪Empirical Finance, Reliability and Survival Analysis, Statistical Computing, Statistical Quality Control, Machine Learning‬, ‪Financial Econometrics

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Prof. M Mathirajan

Chief Research Scientist, Department of Management Studies, IISc

Research Expertise: Development & Evaluation of Mathematical & Heuristic Optimization in Industrial Engineering, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Scheduling, Container Terminal Management, Research Methodology Problems

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Prof. Parthasarathy Ramachandran

Professor & Chairman, Department of Management Studies, IISc

Research Expertise: Demand Management of Scarce Resources, Revenue Management, Discrete Optimization

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Prof. Shashi Jain

Assistant Professor, Department of Management Studies, IISc

Research Expertise: Investment Decisions related to Energy & Environmental Sectors, Real options, Computational Finance, Monte Carlo Methods for Derivate Pricing, Financial Risk Management

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Is this Business Analytics program
ideal for me?

The Business Analytics Certification Course is best suited if you want to

  • Take your current techno-functional and analytical knowledge to next level.
  • Gain advanced knowledge of statistical methods and their application to solve real-world business problems.
  • Build Proficiency in data analysis to analyze large datasets using tools like R, Python,Numpy, Pandas, Sci-Py, ScikitLearn,Statsmodels, and matplotlib.
  • Develop management functional applications using business analytics to share insights on specific functional areas.
  • Acquire data-driven decision-making skills to make informed decisions that drive business growth.
  • Develop skills for presenting data and insights to stakeholders.
  • Get an opportunity to network with like-minded individuals and industry experts, opening up avenues for collaboration and future growth.


  • Qualification: B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech or equivalent master's degree
  • Marks: Minimum 50% marks in Degree
  • Experience: Minimum 2 years

Admission Process

    Apply for the Business Analytics Programme

    Submit Documents*

    Selection by IISc Committee**

    Join the Business Analytics Programme

    *Scanned copies to be submitted within 7 days
    i) Education Certificate
    ii) Experience Letter/Latest Pay Slip

    **Selection for the program will be done by IISc and is strictly based on the education, work experience, and motivation of the participants.

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Business Analytics Course in India: Fee

One time application fee is ₹2,000

Details Amount
Programme Fee
With Scholarship

EMI Facility Available Special Pricing for Corporates *GST as applicable

Campus visit fee will be based on actuals and to be borne by the participants

Fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.

IISc Business Analytics Certification Course: FAQs

Business analytics is a powerful capability leveraged by startups, medium-scale, and large enterprises. A survey by MicroStrategy cited that, using data, 60%* companies globally have been able to boost process and cost efficiency. Some (57%) were able to drive strategy and change. A few others (52%) improved their financial performance.

The research predicted that, over the next 3 - 4 few years, 71% of global enterprises would be seen making heavy investments in analytics.

Across sectors, organisations generate a considerable amount of data, which has further heightened the need for data-literate professionals who can analyse that information to derive insights.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2026, the demand for business analysts is expected to grow by 14%. Further, the global Data & Business Analytics Market is expected to cross US$ 420 Bn by 2027, triggering the need among professionals to enhance their capabilities.

In light of these facts and trends, for professionals, expertise in business analytics could be a way to advance their careers and contribute to organisational growth. The PG Level Advanced Certification Programme in Business Analytics by IISc helps professionals build relevant capabilities and capitalise on these potential growth avenues.

* https://www.forbes.com/sites/louiscolumbus/2018/08/08/global-state-of-enterprise-analytics-2018/?sh=6745ff756361

The PG Level Advanced Certification Programme in Business Analytics by IISc, in association with TalentSprint, prepares professionals to leverage the power of data to drive business growth.

  • IISc Edge: Get certified by IISc, India’s #1 University & Research Institute*
  • High Impact Format: Leverage the distinctive pedagogy of LIVE online sessions, projects, industry interaction, and campus immersion.
  • Accomplished Faculty: Curriculum taught by an accomplished faculty group with acknowledged research experience and academic credentials from premier institutions worldwide.
  • Mentor Support: Opportunity for direct interaction with industry experts and practitioners
  • Experiential Learning with iPearl: Attend live sessions on iPearl.ai -an award-winning AI-powered learning platform.

*As per NIRF Ranking 2023

  • You will learn to harness the power of data and gain a competitive advantage in a data-centric business landscape.
  • Expertise in business analytics can help you effectively lead organisational change and initiate innovation and growth.
  • Fastest Growing Demand: The demand for business analysts will continue to increase by 11% till 2029, faster than the average for all other occupations. (US Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • Lucrative Career: Business Analyst is ranked among LinkedIn’s Most In-Demand Jobs Right Now (2022). Also, top companies are on the constant lookout for hiring Business Analysts. For instance - Accenture, TCS, Dell Technologies, Cognizant Technologies, Deloitte, IBM, Capgemini, Amazon, Infosys, Wipro, American Express, Oracle, VMware, and more. This can be a perfect opportunity for those looking for a career transition.

The programme is helpful for professionals who are

  • Passionate about leveraging data to solve real business problems
  • Aspiring to build or transition into Business Analytics as a career
  • Appreciate the value of learning from the best in the world

You will learn from eminent IISc faculty who hold academic and research credentials from the world’s best institutions. Meet your faculty here.

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