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CRAFTING GLOBAL BUSINESS LEADERS

Professional Certificate Program in

BIG
DATA
& Analytics

THE MCKINSEY GLOBAL INSTITUTE has predicted that by 2018, the US


alone could face a shortage of between 140,000 to 190,000 people with deep
analytical skills, and a shortage of 1.5 million managers and analysts who
can leverage data analysis to make effective decisions for their organisations.

INTRODUCING S P JAINS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN

Big Data
and Analytics

A highly stimulating and application-based program that combines technical and


business knowledge to help you provide solutions to the challenges that Decision
Sciences, Big Data and Analytics pose on corporations in the 21st century.

BIG DATA IS NOT JUST ANOTHER FAD. In an increasingly digital world,


Big Data plays a very important role in driving decisions, innovation and
productivity in large multinationals, non-profits and governments. It is being
used to analyse retail data to drive more sales, evaluate meteorological data
to predict the weather and analyse social media trends to formulate election
strategy.
S P Jains one-of-a-kind certificate program in Big Data & Analytics enables
students to develop a thorough understanding of Big Data Analysis, rapidly
adapt to the changing role of Information Sciences and bring in creative
solutions to tackle the challenges that arise in modern business.
The program will be conducted at OUR STATE-OF-THE-ART CAMPUS
in Mumbai, and will be taught by eminent faculty from around the world, as
well as industry professionals with extensive experience in the field of Big
Data and Analytics. The program will incorporate a hands-on approach with
emphasis on real-world problem-solving and extensive interaction with the
industry.

WH Y YOU S H OULD STU DY

DATA SCIENCE

THERE IS REAL VALUE THAT CAN BE EXTRACTED FROM


ANALYSING BIG DATA AND AS A DATA SCIENTIST, YOU CAN HELP
ORGANISATIONS:
Develop better strategies, improve operational efficiencies, reduce costs
and mitigate risks
Enable the collection of more accurate and detailed performance information
on products, services and therefore, expose variability and boost performance
Allow finer segmentation of customers and enable customisation of products
and services
Make high volume of information usable at much higher frequencies
Help in the development of the next generation of products and services

PROGRAM DETAILS
THE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN BIG DATA & ANALYTICS is truly your
gateway to exploring, analysing and unravelling the complex, unstructured
data-driven world. The program kicks off with 10 core courses that build a
strong foundation for the second stage of the program which incorporates a
more in-depth and application-based learning.
Given the need for specialist knowledge, we provide a range of courses
in cutting-edge topics like data mining, machine learning, visualisation
techniques, predictive modelling, and statistics.
On completion of the program, students would have learned to:
apply quantitative modelling and data analysis techniques to solve real
world business problems
present results using data visualisation techniques
demonstrate knowledge of statistical data analysis techniques utilised
in business decision-making
relate principles of Data Science to the analysis of business problems
employ data mining software to solve real-world problems
employ cutting-edge tools and technologies to analyse Big Data

PROGRAM structure
THE 400-HOUR BDAP PROGRAM INCLUDES:
280 HOURS of classroom instruction
100 HOURS of lab sessions
20 HOURS of industry interaction
Realworld projects
The program will also be offered in a PART-TIME FORMAT to suit busy
schedules of working professionals.

C A R E E R S

O N

graduation
This program equips students to fill the need for sophisticated expertise in varied
domains such as IT, Consulting, BFSI, Telecom and Media and in specialisations like
data mining, data modelling, data architecture, extraction, transformation, loading
development and business intelligence development. The acquired techniques
are increasingly required for roles like Data Scientists, Analysts, Developers and
Consultants.

career advancement
The shortage in market for trained professionals in Analytics and Big Data tools is
growing exponentially every year and poses a humongous challenge for employers,
but also presents an exciting opportunity for professionals who have the correct
skillset, training and hands-on experience in this field to fill these positions.

Career Path
ANALYST

Data Analysis /
Programming

02 YEARS

SENIOR
ANALYST

Insight Development /
Senior Programming

24 YEARS

DATA
SCIENTIST

Algorithms, Design

46 YEARS

global firms that hire for


business analytics

SENIOR DATA
SCIENTIST

Big Data
Technologies,
Machine Learning

610 YEARS

McKinsey
Amazon
Flipkart Snapdeal
Accenture
Cognizant
Capgemini
Genpact
Wipro
Lemoxo
Syntel
Tech Mahindra

AVP

Consulting, Strategy

1015 YEARS

IBM
Vodafone
Citibank
KPMG
Google
Facebook
Yahoo
Mu Sigma
Fractal Analytics
TCS
L&T Finance

CHIEF DATA
SCIENTIST

Strategy, New
Product Roadmap

15+ YEARS

and many more!

Harness the power of


Big Data and Analytics.
Explore your options with
S P Jain today.

WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY


To apply for the BDAP, you must have:
A Bachelors / Masters degree in a discipline with a strong quantitative
component like:
Engineering (any discipline) | Mathematics | Physics
Statistics | Economics
Students with 0 5 years of relevant work experience will be preferred
Minimum eligibility criteria may be waived for exceptionally qualified candidates.

HOW TO APPLY
Submit an application form online (www.spjain.org). Please save a copy of
the online form for your reference. There is no application fee.
EVALUATION
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for further Evaluation at our campus in
Mumbai. Students based out of Mumbai can opt for an online evaluation
procedure. (Evaluation Fee= INR 3000)
The evaluation consists of a one-hour Aptitude test (Quantitative Aptitude)
& a Panel Interview.
(Students are advised to acquaint themselves with Programming and Statistics Basics. They
will be tested for both logical and analytical ability).

RESULTS
Approximately 2-3 workings days after the Evaluation, candidates are emailed
an admission decision.

SCHOLARSHIP
Scholarships are available to meritorious students.*
*Grant of Scholarship is at the complete discretion of S P Jain School of Global Management

FACULTY
DR. MAHENDRA MEHTA

Program Director
PhD Electrical Engineering
IIT Bombay
SPECIALISATIONS Analytics, Machine Learning, Neural Networks & AI, R, Financial Markets Analytics

DR. DIETHELM WRTZ

PhD in Physics at the University of Marburg, Germany


SPECIALISATIONS R and Statistics, Machine Learning

DR. SUNIL D LAKDAWALA

Yale University , USA (PhD 1982) & IIT Bombay, India (MSc 1977)
SPECIALISATIONS Data Warehouse, Logistics (Ports & Cargo), Business Intelligence System (Data
Warehousing & Data Analysis), DBMS

DR. SATISH SALPEKAR

PhD in Structural Mechanics, North Carolina State University


SPECIALISATIONS Machine Learning and Statistics

DR. SATISH PATIL

PhD from the University of Minnesota, USA


SPECIALISATIONS Machine Learning, Business Applications of Big Data & Analytics

MR. ZOLTAN C. TOTH

Masters Degree in Mathematics and Theoretical Computing


Masters Degree in Computer Science from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
SPECIALISATIONS Databases, Python, SQL, Java, Linux, MySQL, Hadoop, Data Analysis

DR ABBASS AL SHARIF

Assistant Professor of Clinical Data Sciences and Operations at University of Southern California
PhD in Statistics from Utah State University
SPECIALISATIONS- Statistics, R, Data Analysis, Data Mining, Machine Learning

MR. TOBIAS SETZ

PhD Candidate in Physics and Econophysics (ETH Zurich)


SPECIALISATIONS Application on advanced techniques including visualisation, big data and
optimisation. Research in modern statistical approaches for economics and financial applications

DR. ROBERTAS GABRYS

Assistant Professor of Clinical Data Sciences and Operations


PhD in Statistics from Utah state University, USA
SPECIALISATIONS Functional Data Analysis and its Applications in Environmental Science, Financial
Econometrics and Space Physics, Statistical Computing.

DR. YANCHANG ZHAO

Adjunct Professor University of Canberra, Australia.


PhD in Technology from University Sydney, Australia
Senior Data Scientist, Govt. of Australia
SPECIALISATIONS Data Mining with R, Building Hadoop Framework with R, Machine Learning
Algorithms and Statistical Techniques

About S P Jain
S P JAIN SCHOOL OF GLOBAL MANAGEMENT is a top-ranked Australian
business school with campuses in Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore and Sydney.
Our goal is simple to reimagine business education to produce work-ready
graduates for the workplace of the 21st century. We are young, modern and
ranked among the very best business schools in the world.

Our Mumbai campus


LOCATED IN THE HEART OF THE BUSINESS CENTRE, S P Jains
Mumbai campus is modern, authentic and casual. Designed to meet the
requirements of a global business leader, it draws upon some of the most
distinctive features of a premium business school.
Our Mumbai campus is one of the most technologically advanced campuses
in India. Equipped with state-of-the art learning facilities, the campus imitates
the experience of a 21st century workplace preparing students for complex
business situations and sharpens their real-world and decision-making skills
using advanced multimedia simulations. S P Jain is dedicated to re-designing
business education by being the first to use these learning facilities not simply
as solutions, but as enablers of change and innovation in the classroom.

Our Global Rankings


S P JAIN is both a pioneer and leader in global business education. We
relentlessly strive to reimagine business education and offer innovative
courses in dynamic, world-class cities. Our efforts have been recognised by
highly regarded global rankings and accreditations that include:

100

Top 100 in the world: The Economist Full-Time MBA Rankings


(2015)

10

#10 in the world: Forbes Best International 1-Year MBA (201516)

20

Top 20 in the world: Forbes Best International B-Schools (201314)

1
100

#1 in the UAE: Nielsen MBA Salary Audit (2014)

Top 100 in the World: Financial Times Top MBA Rankings (2011
& 2012)

OUR GLOBAL ACCREDITATIONS


S P Jain is a Higher Education Provider accredited by the Tertiary Education
Quality & Standards Agency. In addition, our postgraduate courses are
accredited and recognised by:

ABEST21 promoted by the Ministry of Education, Japan

Contact Us
ADDRESS:

S P Jain School of Global Management Trade Point, 1st Floor - Kamala


Mills, Lower Parel, Mumbai 400013

CONTACT:
+91 96 9900 6353 | +91 99 8728 1904

EMAIL:
bigdata@spjain.org
WEBSITE:

www.spjain.org

S P Jain School of Global Management Pty. Ltd. CRICOS Institution Code: 03335G | Name of PEI (Private Education Institution): S P Jain
School of Global Management. CPE (Council for Private Education) Registration number of PEI: 200516544Z | Period of Registration:
09 May 2011 to 08 May 2017