Business Analytics & Data Mining Modeling Using R Part II

By Prof. Gaurav Dixit   |   IIT Roorkee
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

Learners enrolled: 5309


Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 4 weeks
Start Date : 14 Sep 2020
End Date : 09 Oct 2020
Exam Date : 18 Dec 2020
Enrollment Ends : 25 Sep 2020
Category :
  • Management Studies
  • Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
    This is an AICTE approved FDP course


    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 


    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)


    Prof. Gaurav Dixit

    IIT Roorkee
    Dr. Gaurav Dixit is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management Studies at the IndianInstitute of Technology Roorkee. He earned his doctoral degree from the Indian Institute ofManagement 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 ofInstitutions as project manager on deputation.Gaurav’s research focuses on information technology (IT) strategy, electronic commerce, electronicwaste, data mining, and big data analytics and provides insights on business and social value of IT.His research has appeared in quality journals & conferences, including Resources, Conservation andRecycling, Journal of Global Information Technology Management, Sustainable Production andConsumption, Journal of Information Technology Management, DIGITS conference, India FinanceConference, Indian Academy of Management conference, and Academy of Management conference.


    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 centres.
    The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
    Date and Time of Exams: 18 December 2020 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.
    Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

    Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

    YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. 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 will not be dispatched.

    Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

    - NPTEL team