Business Analytics & Data Mining Modeling Using R Part II

By Prof.Gaurav Dixit   |   IIT Roorkee
Learners enrolled: 3549
Objective of this course is to impart knowledge on use of data mining techniques for deriving business intelligence to achieve organizational goals. Use of R (statistical computing software) to build, assess, and compare models based on real datasets and cases with an easy-to-follow learning curve.

INTENDED AUDIENCE:    UG & PG engineering students: all branches, MBA students, Professionals working in or aspiring for Business Analyst, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, and Data Engineer roles
PREREQUISITES:  Business Analytics & Data Mining Modeling Using R
INDUSTRY SUPPORT: Big Data companies, Analytics & Consultancy companies, Companies with Analytics Division

Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 4 weeks
Start Date : 29 Jul 2019
End Date : 23 Aug 2019
Exam Date : 29 Sep 2019
Category :
  • Management Studies
Level : Postgraduate

Course layout

Week 1  : Unsupervised Learning Methods : Association Rules
Week 2  :  Unsupervised Learning Methods : Cluster Analysis
Week 3  : Time Series Forecasting: Understanding Time Series and Regression-Based Forecasting Methods
Week 4  : Time Series Forecasting: Smoothing Methods and Conclusion 

Books and references

1. Data Science and Big Data Analytics: Discovering, Analyzing, Visualizing and Presenting Data by EMC Education Services (2015)
2. Data Mining for Business Intelligence: Concepts, Techniques, and Applications in Microsoft Office Excel with XLMiner by Shmueli, G., Patel, N. R., & Bruce, P. C. (2010)

Instructor bio

Prof. Gaurav Dixit is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management Studies at the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. He earned his doctoral degree from the Indian Institute of Management Indore and an engineering degree from Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi. Previously, he worked in Hewlett-Packard (HP) as software engineer, and Sharda Group of Institutions as project manager on deputation. Gaurav research focuses on information technology (IT) strategy for business, society, and governance, electronic commerce, enterprise software, data mining & big data analytics and provides insights on business value of information technology. His research has appeared in quality journals & conferences, including Journal of Global Information Technology Management, Journal of Information Technology Management, India Finance Conference, Indian Academy of Management, and Academy of Management.

Course certificate

  • The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centers.
  • The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
  • Date and Time of Exams: 29th September 2019, Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
  • 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. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
  • Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

  • Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 3 assignments out of the total 4 assignments given in the course. (use as per duration of the course)
  • Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
  • Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

  • If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.
  • 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 Roorkee. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.
  • Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies are being discontinued from July 2019 semester and will not be dispatched.

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