Integrated Program in Data Science & Machine Learning (IDM)

WHAT IS IDM

The University of Chicago Graham School and Jigsaw Academy, India’s top online school for analytics, have joined together to offer the Integrated Program in Data Science and Machine Learning (IDM). The IDM program combines case studies with statistical software tools, training students to make decisions backed by facts and data. Students will also acquire technical analytics communication skills, enabling them to effectively manage analytics teams and translate analysis into business objectives.

This program is a blend of online Business Analytics Certificate and project management courses offered by the Graham School and Jigsaw course on application of advance analytics models within the big-data environment. The program consists of online courses and in-person sessions that will include hands-on learning in the Jigsaw Lab and projects & seminars by industry leaders. All the offline sessions will be held in Bangalore, India.

 

CURRICULUM

In this program, you will acquire advanced proficiency in applying state-of-the-art database development and software skills to support a variety of analytics applications. Students will learn data collection and preparation methodologies, including identifying most relevant data sources and preparing data for analytics. Through a combination of lectures and assignments, program participants will learn by analyzing real business problems individually and in virtual teams while benefiting from the knowledge and experience of their instructors and peers.

The IDM curriculum focuses on business intelligence and business analytics. The business intelligence courses develop students’ ability to work with data to evaluate and understand what has and is happening within the business. The business analytics courses develop students’ analytical skills to drive impactful insights from data by using standard statistical software tools, such as XLminer, Tableau, R, Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark and SparkMLlib.

The program also provides excellent preparation for graduate-level study. To learn more about University of Chicago’s Master of Science in Analytics program, click here

Download the program brochure for a comprehensive list of topics covered in the program.

The program will provide an opportunity to work with real data sets to provide the students with an opportunity to use data to provide data-driven strategic and tactical recommendations. The program will cover techniques such as linear and logistic regression, ANOVA, Time Series, Tree models, Segmentation, Ensemble models, SVM and machine learning in big data. In addition to technical skills, the program also allows students to build effective leadership and communication skills to advance their career upon graduation.

Tools that will be covered include: XLminer, Tableau, R, Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark and SparkMLlib

Download the program brochure for a comprehensive list of topics covered in the program.

WHAT YOU GET

Class Hours
Class Hours

200+ hours of content

In-Person training
In-Person training

96 hours of in-person training

Online Classes
Online Classes

24 hours of online live sessions

Pre-recorded lectures
Pre-recorded lectures

80+ hours of recorded sessions

Capstone Project
Capstone Project

Hands-on industry project experience

Domain Electives
Domain Electives

Supply Chain, Marketing or Finance

Jigsaw Learning Centre
Jigsaw Learning Centre

Gain free access to a variety of supplemental resources like handouts, reference material, guides, lecture transcripts and student forums

Access to Jigsaw Lab
Access to Jigsaw Lab

Access to a cloud-based solution, for hands-on experience with real-life business data using the latest analytical tools

INDUSTRY CONNECT

Learn how to apply analytics across industries such as supply chain analytics, marketing and finance
Work on live projects with senior industry professionals. Network with industry experts during guest lectures.

experts

Arnab Bose

Arnab Bose

Lecturer, Analytics, UCHICAGO

Arnab Bose is the Managing Director at Abzooba, a data analytics company. He is a 20 year veteran who enjoys working with data and has extensive analytics experience in healthcare and finance. Arnab is also a consultant for analytics in automated vehicle control. He focuses on natural language processing and machine learning models for unstructured and structured data. Arnab serves on the board of the financial engineering graduate program at University of Southern California. Arnab holds MS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from University of Southern California, and a BS in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur, India

Anil Chaturvedi

Anil Chaturvedi

Lecturer, Analytics, UCHICAGO

Strategic Consumer Insights and Marketing Analytics Professional. Invented (patented and/or published) profit impacting methods for Direct Marketing and Data Mining, Market Segmenatation, New Product Development, Product Positioning, Customer Loyalty, Consumer Promotion Mix optimization, and Brand Strategy. Have 25+ years professional experience working at AT&T Bell Labs, Kraft Foods, Capital One, and Accenture. Provided business consulting services to Bank of America, Fannie Mae, Johnson & Johnson, and Proctor & Gamble.

Gaurav Vohra

Gaurav Vohra

CEO, JIgsaw Academy

Gaurav has over 15 years of experience in the field of analytics and has worked across multiple verticals including financial services, retail, FMCG, telecom, pharmaceuticals and leisure industries.

Sarita Digumarti

Sarita Digumarti

COO, Jigsaw Academy

Sarita has a master’s degree in Quantitative Economics from Tufts University, Boston. She is an expert in business analytics training, with over 10 years of extensive experience in analytics and consulting across diverse domains including FMCG, retail, healthcare.

Baan Bapat

Baan Bapat

Faculty, Jigsaw Academy

Jigsaw's chief R trainer, Baan, has an M.Tech. in Statistical Quality Control & Operations Research from ISI Calcutta and an M.Sc. from Pune University. He also has significant experience with open source platforms such as R. He brings 14 years of experience in providing analytics solutions across multiple sectors to Jigsaw's analytic training courses.

Vaishnavi K

Vaishnavi K

Faculty, Jigsaw Academy

Over 14 years of experience as a BI/Analytics and Visualization expert in Retail, Financial and Pharmaceutical industry. Strong Expertise driving DW/BI engagements successfully from pre-sales through successful pilots into full scale implementations.

CERTIFICATION

On completion, participants will receive a certificate in analytics from the globally recognized University of Chicago Graham School and Jigsaw Academy.

 

UC-Jigsaw - Certificate

About UC

Since the University of Chicago’s founding in 1890, the Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies has served as the center of innovative lifelong learning, extending the University’s academic values to a broader audience. The Graham School is committed to rigorous and transformative education, providing strategic learning opportunities to individuals as well as to private, not-for-profit, and public sector organizations. We offer professional development with practical application, powered by the University of Chicago’s mission as an intellectual destination leading new ways of thinking.

  • • 3 professional master’s degree programs
  • • 8 professional development programs
  • • 127 years of tradition
  • • 3,757 students
  • • 1,049 graduate degrees conferred
  • • 4,438 certificates awarded


The University of Chicago is consistently ranked within the top 10 universities to study at globally.

Ranked amongst the top 10 universities in the world

Ranked #3 in the US  by the U.S News Network

The University of Chicago has consistently been placed among the top 10 universities in the world by ARWU

The New York Times (Global Companies Rank Universities) – UChicago graduates were shown to be among the most valued in the world by corporates

2017 U.S. News Best Colleges Rankings – Ranked No.3 after Harvard and Princeton

ADMISSIONS

Admissions are open. Apply now.

  • Requirements:

    • A Bachelor’s Degree
    • Mathematics or statistics as part of curriculum in Grade XI, XII
    • Lack of experience not a constraint for exceptional candidate
  • One round of telephonic interviews

  • Last day for scholarships (Round 1): April 15, 2017
    Contact us for scholarship detail

  • Tuition Fees: USD 5,000* + applicable taxes

  • Admissions and interviews are being conducted on a rolling basis

  • Last day for application: May 19, 2017

  • Classes start: July 15, 2017, Location: Bangalore

  • Pre-approved loans available if all documentation is in place

  • Certification by the University of Chicago Graham School and Jigsaw Academy

* USD to INR exchange rate frozen at Rs.67

talk to us

For more information about the program, email our admissions counsellors at idm@jigsawacademy.com or call us at +91 9019987000.