Introduction to Data Analytics


Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Data Analytics and the Advanced Data Analytics programs will not be offered in June 2020. The institute will announce the future dates as soon as the restrictions are lifted. However, if you are interested in attending one or both of the programs, please fill the following form to express your interest. The details in the form will help us in contacting you when the registrations are open. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Course Description

The importance of data analytics is growing very fast across the domains in different industries. Organizations are gearing up to leverage their information assets to gain a competitive advantage. Therefore, IIM Amritsar through these two courses, Introduction to Data Analytics and Advanced Data Analytics would like to train the graduates towards data analytics. The courses will help the graduates in finding a job in data analytics and related fields.

Course Modules

  • Data Analytics and its application.
  • Excel – Formula, Functions, Charts & Pivots
  • Introduction to R - Data Pre-processing; Exploratory & Descriptive statistics; Dimension – Reduction Methods; Simple linear regression; Classification and Clustering; Association rules.
  • Introduction to Python - Text cleaning; Term Frequency; Text classification; Text Matching; Information Retrieval; Sentiment Analysis; API & Web Scraping.

Course Highlights

  • Certification in “Introduction to Data Analytics” from Indian Institute of Management, Amritsar.
  • Live lectures imparted by eminent faculty from IIM Amritsar.
  • Covering different types of software in use in industry, such as Excel, R and Python.
  • Different analytics techniques for structured and unstructured data types will be discussed.
  • Best practices for business presentations will be shared.
  • Project discussion with eminent faculty from IIM Amritsar.

Eminent Faculty Panel


Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized university or institute.

Admission Process

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their suitability for the course. Candidates will be informed through email if they were shortlisted for the course latest by 20th May 2020. Interested candidates should submit an online application form and submit the registration fee of INR 250 per applicant

Important Dates

S.No Activity Date
1 Opening of Application Form 20th March 2020
2 Application Deadline 30th April 2020
3 Shortlisting Notification to Candidates 20th May 2020
4 Course Dates 01st June 2020- 06th June 2020 (Non-residential 6 day programme, Course Fee INR 25000+18% GST does not include any accommodation or food facility)
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