The Big Data Analytics Certificate Program offered by GLIM in partnership with Great Learning is an interesting program. The program is designed for a duration of 6 months and is a combination of self-paced and live virtual online classes. It consist of 100 hours of self-learning resources, 40 hours of mentored learning led by analytics mentors and 20 hours of course assessments. The program covers essential tools like SAS, R and advanced excel which are being widely used in the industry today. The lectures are conducted on Learning Management System (LMS) including webinars and Q&A sessions. Students can also access the LMS app through their phones to continue their learning anywhere. The faculty teaching this course have more than 15 years of experience in analytics domain. The best part is that, the course material can be accessed for 3 years after the completion of the course.
In the first year of the course it has generated enough buzz from the industry. The candidates enrolled for the course come from varied industry domains.
[b]Who are the right fit for the course?[/b]
Working Professionals with at least two years of full time post graduate experience are eligible to apply. The course is beneficial for those who want to improve their skills at a convenience of online learning. The professionals with educational background like engineering, mathematics, statistics and economics who want to shift their career in analytics will make most out of the course. The combination of online course with mentored learning is beneficial for all those who are fresher to the analytics industry.
The majority of the batch has work experience between 2-5 years and 8-10 years. Candidates with exceptional background / achievements can also be selected for the course.