10 Feb 2020 15:44 IST

Admissions for IMT CDL’s data science programme open

In collaboration with Ernst & Young, it provides knowledge and skills on the usage of data analytic tools

Institute of Management Technology Centre for Distance Learning (IMT CDL), announced admissions into its third batch of Post-graduate Programme in Advanced Data Science in collaboration with Ernst & Young.

The programme is designed to provide in-depth knowledge and skills on the usage of data analytic tools, catering to young professionals and graduates or postgraduates.

The programme with more than 180 hours of live online lectures will be delivered by academia, industry experts, and consultants from EY India. The programme covers topics such as fundamentals of applied statistics and data modelling, advanced tools and technologies including python, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data visualisation, power BI and blockchain with its use cases and the future of technology.

‘Strong data ecosystem’

Vikas Aggarwal, CEO, IMT CDL, said “With rapid advancements in the technology landscape, there is an exponential demand for data scientists. In line with this, we are offering an extensive programme to build a strong data ecosystem and provide required training which will further widen opportunities to work with data-centric organisations evolving at a fast pace. Our partnership with EY gives students the right opportunity to have an industry-centric learning experience.”

Sandip Khetan, National Leader and Partner, Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS), EY India, said, “Big data brings immense value to any business, but data analytics plays an even more significant role in helping businesses become smarter and make insightful decisions by predicting scenarios and outcomes. This advanced course will help students leverage ample opportunities around data analytics and serve big companies. We have had a successful association with IMT since last year and have received tremendous response from students.”