1 EXECUTIVE PROGRAM IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS jigsawacademy.com/bocconi IMPORTANT DATES Last date to submit application: 25 February 2015 Candidate interviews: rolling basis starting 20 January 2015 Course start date: 21 March 2015 PROGRAM FEES 3,60,000/- + service tax which includes tuition fee, learning materials, and twelve (12) month access to Jigsaw Lab (our proprietary cloud-based analytics tool platform) and Jigsaw Learning Center (our proprietary cloud-based content library). Board & lodging is not included for the in person modules held at MISB Bocconi in Mumbai. CONTACT DETAILS MISB Bocconi 9th Floor, Hiranandani Knowledge Park (opposite Hiranandani Hospital) Powai, Mumbai
2 EXECUTIVE PROGRAM IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS This program will be held at MISB Bocconi in Powai, Mumbai. PROGRAM FORMAT A 10 month Executive Program in Business Analytics (EPBA) launched by MISB Bocconi, the first and only offshore presence of SDA Bocconi, one of the top business schools in Europe, and Jigsaw Academy, one of India s best ranked data analytics training institutes. Participants will gain an understanding of predictive modeling, data mining, big data analytics, marketing, operations, risk analytics, among other analytics areas. By completion of the program, participants will be capable of data driven decision making and leadership in industries such as retail, finance, telecommunications, healthcare, and manufacturing. Course faculty includes renowned international faculty from SDA Bocconi in Milan, Italy, as well as analytics and big data experts from Jigsaw Academy.
3 MISB Bocconi s Executive Program in Business Analytics, India s first long-term course to offer a blend of general management with big data and business analytics, will give you the edge in today s competitive workforce. PEDAGOGY This program is specially designed for the busy working professional for whom time is at a premium. A combination of online and offline classes allows participants to work around their busy schedule, making for a flexible learning environment. Learning hours are supplemented by around the clock, unrestricted access to the Jigsaw Lab, a cloud-based analytics tool platform, and the Jigsaw Learning Center, a cloud-based content library. The Jigsaw Lab allows participants to gain hands- on competence with the most in-demand analytics tools and technologies in the industry, including SAS, R, and Hadoop. The corresponding data science toolkit is designed to augment participants practical exposure to these tools. Specifically, this program involves 120 hours of in-person training to be held over six (6) three-day modules at the MISB Bocconi campus in Powai, Mumbai. In the interim time between the in-person modules, Jigsaw Academy will conduct twenty (20) live online classes of three (3) hours each for a total of sixty (60) hours which participants can attend from their home, office, or any other convenient location using an Internet connection. In addition to the live online and in-person classes, participants will also have access to over 100 hours of pre-recorded video lectures on data science and big data analytics for a period of twelve (12) months.
4 AN INTODUCTION TO DATA SCIENCE An overview of data analysis, analytics, and data science Technology and tool landscape in big data mining A framework for tackling big data analytics projects Case studies on application of data science across industries and functional areas DATA SCIENCE TOOLKIT The language of SAS for data manipulation and modeling R and R packages for data manipulation, visualization, and data mining Descriptive statistical concepts for business data analysis Decision making with inferential statistics and hypothesis testing CURRICULUM PREDICTIVE MODELS AND MACHINE LEARNING Regression models with R and SAS Clustering algorithms with R and SAS Time series forecasting with R and SAS Machine learning techniques with R and SAS BIG DATA IMPLICATIONS Understanding big data Overview of big data processing and storage systems - Hadoop Integrating R with Hadoop for big data analytics Data mining and visualization with big data systems BUSINESS APPLICATION OF DATA SCIENCE Data science in retail Data science in financial services Data science and unstructured data analysis Future trends and industry focus in data science MANAGERIAL APPLICATIONS OF DATA SCIENCE Marketing management Digital marketing and strategy Financial risk management Application in other domains
5 Prof. Maurizio Poli Professor of Quantitative Methods SDA Bocconi, Milan, Italy Program Director, Executive Program in Business Analytics Prof. Dr. Rafaella Piccarreta Adjunct Professor of Business Analytics Bocconi University, Milan, Italy FACULTY Prof. Dr. Anjana Grewal Senior Professor of Marketing & Corporate Governance Sarita Digamurti COO & Co-founder Jigsaw Academy Gaurav Vohra CEO & Co-founder Jigsaw Academy
6 1 2 > > > APPLICATION PROCEDURE After applications are submitted at the faculty panel will review all applications and shortlist candidates based on their profiles. The shortlisted candidates will be scheduled for interviews starting the 20th of January. ELIGIBILITY Bachelor s degree Proficiency in oral and written English At least two years of full-time post qualification work experience* * For applicants with exceptional qualification and/or industry experience, an exception to the minimum eligibility criteria may be considered. WHY THIS PROGRAM IS FOR YOU Earn a certification from SDA Bocconi, one of the top business schools in Europe, while continuing to work Expertise gained is immediately applicable in participants companies and organizations making you job ready from day one! Prepare for leadership opportunities in industries such as retail, e-commerce, finance, healthcare, and many others Learn the application of analytics across function such as marketing, finance, risk, operations, and supply chain Learn from renowned international faculty from SDA Bocconi in Milan, Italy, as well as analytics experts from Jigsaw Academy Get deep, hands-on experience on the analytics tools and technologies that are most sought after by the industry CERTIFICATION On completion, participants will receive a certification in business analytics from SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan, Italy, one of the top business schools in Europe. In 2014, SDA Bocconi was ranked the 8th Best European Business School by the Financial Times. Forbes also ranked SDA Bocconi the 3rd Best MBA Program in the world, outside of the US, for return on investment in 2013.