About BITS Pilani Birla Institute of Technology & Science or simply BITS Pilani, is a premier institute for higher education, mainly in the field of science and engineering in India. A Deemed to be University, BITS Pilani has been acknowledged by the UGC as an Institute of Eminence, a rare honour, shared only by the IITs and NITS. It has its centres at Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and one overseas campus at Dubai. The institute offers a number of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in varied streams. It also offers a number of postgraduate diploma and MBA programs. The MBA in Business Analytics is one such flagship management program at BITS Pilani.
MBA in Business Analytics Master of Business Administration (MBA) program in Business Analytics is an online program being offered by BITS Pilani. The program is of two years duration, comprising of four semesters. Approved by UGC, it is a Work Integrated Learning Programme (WILP). The classes for the program will be held online on weekends or after business hours. As such, working people and other professionals pursuing the program need not avail any study leave or bring a break in their career. The semester exams as well as other exams will be all held online. 7-8 hours of live online classes will be held every week. In case someone misses any lecture, they can access a recorded one from the internet.
During the course of the program, the participants will be exposed to a variety of topics on data analysis and business analytics. They will come across various visualization tools such as Python, Tableau, R and SAS. They will be provided with insights on cutting edge analytical techniques to solve real-world problems. Apart from classroom learning the curriculum has an experimental learning component, where the participant learns through lab exercises, case studies, assignments and work-integrated activities. The online classes will be highly interactive at par with the regular classes at the BITS Pilani campus.
At the end of the course, in the final semester, the participants will have to carry out a project work and prepare a dissertation on the same. To assess the progress of the participants, a Continuous Evaluation System will monitor the performance of the participants at regular intervals.
Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for the MBA Business Analytics program, candidates should fulfil any one of the two qualifications mentioned below.
Course Curriculum The curriculum followed for MBA in Business Analytics program is as follows:
In the fourth semester the students will be permitted to choose two electives and also carry out a project work.
Options with online exams The MBA in Business Analytics program will have two kinds of exams every semester – the mid-semester exams and the comprehensive exams. Usually, these exams will be held on weekends. Apart from the exams, there will be online quizzes and assignments to submit. For appearing for the exams the participants will have two options.
Why should I do this program Few of the reasons why you should undertake the MBA in Business Analytical program have been discussed below.
How to apply The application for the MBA Business Analytics program at BITS Pilani has to be done online. To apply, prospective candidates have to visit the Online Application Center at the BITS Pilani MBA Business Analytics program page and download the Program Brochure by providing relevant details like name, contact details, company and city. By going through the brochure, the candidates will get all the necessary details regarding the program, admission process and the course fees.
Last date to apply – December 21, 2020
Registrations are already open. Classes to begin from January 2021.
Fee Structure The fee structure for the MBA in Business Analytics program is as follows.
The admission fee and the first-semester fee are to be paid, once the candidature of the applicant is confirmed. Anyone who decides to leave the program after the confirmation of admission will have to forfeit the money paid by them till date.
The payment of the fee can be effected through any of the online means such as credit card, debit card or net banking. For the initial payment of INR 71500 (16500 + 55000), the participants have the flexibility of paying it in interest-free monthly instalments by just making a down payment of INR 7428.
Completion Certificate On successful completion of the program, the participants will receive an MBA degree certificate from BITS Pilani.
Contact Details For queries, if any, candidates can contact the BITS Pilani Admission Cell .
Phone: +91 40 67874600
Website BITS Pilani: https://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/
This is a very good opportunity for the eligible candidates to acquire a qualification in this niche subject.
We all know that raw data is of no use as we cannot make any head or tail from it. It is only a chunk of data giving some basic information about a business or business event. Business Analytics shapes it in a form which can be used by the managers for taking business decisions of the company which only affects its bottom line which is where the most of the stakeholders of the company are interested.
Learning Business Analytics helps in taking quick and faster decisions especially those decisions which are in the line of the overall objective of the company and related to its growth and growth potential. There are other advantages like understanding customer/client demands in real-time, matching the financial and operational strategies, acquire the latest industry trends to gain a competitive edge etc.
Once a candidate is selected for this course and completes it then he or she has scope to apply for many existing and many emerging roles in the industry. Some of them are Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Predictive Modeller, Market Research Analyst, Data Mining Expert, Business Intelligence Expert etc.