22 March 2022 15:07:47 IST

IIM Indore and IIT Indore tie up to launch masters programme

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IIM Indore has collaborated with IIT Indore to launch a master’s in Data Science and Management, delivered online, offering 15 hours of live sessions and a total of 900 hours of learning. The programme has been launched keeping in mind the rise in the demand for efficient data scientists and analysts who can drive an organisation towards its success.  

It includes sessions on machine learning, artificial intelligence, operations and supply chain management, marketing management, database management systems, programming languages and statistical methods, financial management, HRM, strategic management, information systems, and ethics, to name a few. A total of 41 participants from all over the nation have registered for the first batch of this unique programme.  

The inauguration of the programme took place in the presence of Prof Himanshu Rai, Director, IIM Indore; Prof Suhas Joshi, Director, IIT Indore; Prof Neelesh Kumar Jain, Former Acting Director and Faculty, IIT Indore; Prof Amit Vatsa, Programme Coordinator, IIM Indore; and Prof Parimal Kar, Programme Coordinator, IIT Indore.  

Adding value

Prof Himanshu Rai, said, “How to convert data into something meaningful is the programme’s genesis, and your vision would help you utilise this learning.” He advised the participants to add imagination to their vision and work towards creating a world they want to be a part of.  

IIM Indore Director Himanshu Rai (left) and IIT Indore Director Suhas Joshi

This programme conducted by the faculty members of IIM Indore and IIT Indore would aid participants in identifying the areas where data science can add value and provide inputs to algorithm developers and data analysts, thereby contributing to creating a business impact.  

Prof Suhas Joshi, Director, IIT Indore, noted that businesses need a skilled workforce adept at management and data science tools and techniques in the post-pandemic scenario. “Thus, this comprehensive programme offered by the two leading institutes focuses both on business knowledge and technical skills,” he said.