Students can exposure on data analysis, modeling and spreadsheet use with BUSINESS ANALYTICS for DECISION MAKING. This course will be exclusively quantitative and an application to business/ management related problems. It is connected with problem sets and real life cases to know the relevance of a particular problem and the decision making thereof.
Rudra P. Pradhan is Associate Professor at Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur. His specialization is Econometric Modeling and Financial Econometrics. His teaching and research assignments are mostly on econometric modeling and mathematical modeling.
COURSE LAYOUT :
Week 1: Introduction to Business Analytics
Week 2: Exploring Data and Analytics on Spreadsheets
Week 3: Descriptive Analytics
Week 4: Inferential Analytics 1
Week 5: Inferential Analytics 2
Week 6: Predictive Analytics 1
Week 7: Predictive Analytics 2
Week 8: Predictive Analytics 3
Week 9: Prescriptive Analytics 1
Week 10:Prescriptive Analytics 2
Week 11:Prescriptive Analytics 3
Week 12: Decision Analytics
1. Business Analytics for Managers: Taking Business Intelligence Beyond Reporting, Wiley
2. Business Analytics: Data Analysis and Decision Making, Cengage
The exam is optional for a fee.
Date and Time of Exams: April 28 2019 (Sunday) Morning session 9am to 12noon and afternoon session 2pm to 5pm.
Exam for this course will be available both session.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published.
Final score will be calculated as : 25% assignment score + 75% final exam score
25% assignment score is calculated as 25% of average of 12 weeks course: Best 8 out of 12 assignments
E-Certificate will be given to those who register and write the exam and score greater than or equal to 40%
final score. Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup. It
will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kharagpur. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.