Professional Certificate Program in Data Science for Business Decision Making Kozhikode Up Grad - Profcyma Career Solutions LLP

Professional Certificate Program in Data Science for Business Decision Making

The Foundation Course in Data Science for Next-Gen Managers. No Coding Experience Required. IIM Kozhikode is ranked amongst top 6 Management Institute in India.



8 months

Recommended 8-10 hrs/week

Jun 30, 2021

Start Date


Hours of Learner Content

EMI Options

Starts at INR 5813/Month

About the Programme

Choose from 6 specializations, receive industry mentorship, dedicated career support, learn 14 programming tools & languages & much more

Industry Expertise

One-on-one sessions with industry mentors, access to all required softwares and tools, 3 projects and a Capstone to ensure you are up-to-date with the industry.

Dedicated Career Assistance

Receive 1:1 career counselling sessions & mock interviews with hiring managers. Further your career with our 300+ hiring partners.

Personalised Mentorship

Student support available 09 AM to 09 PM IST via email or use the Call Back option on the platform to get a response within 2 working hours.

Program Overview

Key Highlights

Designed for Managers

5+ Expert Coaching Sessions

3 Industry Projects and a Capstone!

One-on-One with Industry Mentors

Job Assistance with Top Firms

200+ Content Hours Available

20+ Live Learning Sessions

Learn on Excel, Tableau and Python

360 Degree Career Support

Support available all days 9 AM - 9 PM IST for queries

Case Based Pedagogy

Top Skills You Will Learn:

Business Problem Solving and Storytelling, Basics of Statistics and Machine Learning, and Data Science Strategy

Job Opportunities

Data Analyst Manager, Data Science Leader, Business Manager in a data-driven organization

Who Is This Program For?

Managers and Aspiring Managers, MBA Graduates, Engineers, Professionals in various domains

Minimum Eligibility

Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 50% marks (40% for Female Learners). Minimum 1 year of work experience. Learner should have studied Mathematics at Higher Secondary Level or Graduation / Post-Graduation.

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Professional Certificate Programme from IIM Kozhikode

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIM Kozhikode.

  • 6th Ranked Management Institute in India by NIRF
  • Widely recognised and valued certification from IIMK
  • Network with Data Science, Business and Other Functional managers across all industries

The upGrad Advantage

Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Data Science

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Admission Process

Take the Online Eligibility Test

Complete your application to take the 30 minutes online eligibility test with 15 questions to kickstart the admissions process. The test is designed to access your quantitative skills, logical aptitude and verbal English to ensure you’re ready for the program.

Get Shortlisted & Receive your Offer Letter

Upon qualifying, an offer letter will be sent to you confirming your admission to the Professional Certificate Programme in Data Science for Business Decision Making.

Block your Seat & Begin the Prep Course

Block your seat with a payment of INR 20,000 to enroll into the programme. Get assistance from our loan partners for the fees. Begin with your Prep course and start your Data Science journey!

Programme Fee – Indian Residents

Starting at INR 5,813/month.
Programme Price INR 1,50,000 + GST. EMI Options Available

Our Learners Work At

Top companies from all around the world have recruited upGrad alumni

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Professional Certification Programme in Data Science for Business Decision Making with upGrad?

The Programme is an engaging yet rigorous 8-month online program designed specifically for managers and working professionals to develop practical knowledge and skills, establish a professional network, and accelerate their careers. The certification is awarded by IIM Kozhikode.

What should I expect from the Programme in Data Science for Business Decision Making?

Expect to understand formulation of data science problems, the actual algorithms that are used, and how data is presented to help take important business decisions. The curriculum consists of live sessions, expert coaching sessions and projects making you a skilled data science manager at par with leading industry standards.

What should I NOT expect from the Programme in Data Science for Business Decision Making?

The program is NOT going to be easy. It will be requiring at least 8-10 hours of time commitment per week, applying new concepts, and executing industry-relevant projects.

Which topics are going to be covered as part of the programme?

The curriculum will consist of the following courses:

Course 1: Pre-Program Preparatory Content
Course 2: Business Problem Solving, Insights and Storytelling
Course 3: Statistics & Machine Learning
Course 4: Strategy
Course 5: Capstone Project
Optional Course: Introduction to Python

What type of learning experience should I expect?

The content will be a mix of interactive lectures from industry leaders as well as world-renowned faculty. Additionally, the program comprises live lectures or hangout sessions dedicated to solving your academic queries and reinforcing learning. Offline upGrad BaseCamps will also facilitate peer-to-peer interactions.

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