Academia / IIML & KSB

Certificate Program in Business Analytics for Executives

Jointly offered by IIM Lucknow, India & Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, USA in association with SAS Institute

Certificate Programme in Business Analytics for Executives (CPBAE) will impart cutting edge analytics knowledge using unique blend of online and in-class education. Classes will be conducted at IIM Lucknow campus and online over the Internet.

Business Analytics is a lab oriented subject. However, our target participants are working executives. Thus, the proposed program will have both in-residence and online learning channels so that participants need not take long breaks from their work but at the same time get benefits of a continuous learning environment. To facilitate such learning environment, this program will use ANGEL course management system, an online learning platform to deliver some portion of every module. In addition, participants will be required to do four on-campus residencies at IIM campus.

Key Features

  • The program is jointly taught by highly experienced faculty from IIM Lucknow, India and the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, USA.
  • A combination of class room and an online learning platform is used. It offers flexibility since the participants can access the internet and attend online classes from any location.
  • Training on predictive analytics with Enterprise Miner by SAS Institute (India) Private Limited

Program Highlight:

The certificate program consisting of 240 hours is divided into four modules. Each module will have residency requirement and some part of the module will be delivered over Internet via ANGEL course management system. Applicants are expected to meet technical requirements for this program & ANGEL course management system at their own expense.

This program consists of four modules. Each module consists of 5 days residencies and online delivery over ANGEL, the Kelley School of Business online learning platform. The modules and their contents are discussed in the following paragraphs. Each module will be jointly taught by faculty from IIML and KSB.

Who Can Apply?

Applicants should have Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in graduation or equivalent and a minimum of three years full-time post qualification work experience as on October 20, 2013. For applicants with exceptional qualification and/or industry experience, a relaxation in the minimum eligibility criteria may be considered. Preference will be given to the applicants with graduation in Mathematics, Engineering, Economics and Statistics. Also, executives working in the domain of Business Analytics are especially encouraged to apply.

Fee Structure:

Total fees for this programme is Rs. 4,80,000 /- (inclusive of taxes) and is payable in four installments. Fee includes tuition fee, accommodation (twin sharing basis) and food for the duration of residencies and course material. Participants will have to bear their travel expenses for attending residencies. All fee payments are non-refundable.

Application Fee

Rs. 1000/-

Programme Fee 

Rs. 4,80,000 /- (Inclusive of  taxes)                                     

Instalment Details:


Last Date for Payment



At the time of confirmation, latest by 5th December 2013 (non-refundable)                                   

Rs 80,000/-


December 27, 2013

Rs 2,00,000/-


March 14, 2014

Rs 1,00,000/-


June 06, 2014

Rs 1,00,000/-


Upon successful completion of this program, candidates will be awarded certificates from IIML and Kelly School of Business, Indiana University. In addition, certificate of participation will be awarded by SAS.

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Course Brochure

Detailed curriculum and program delivery mode, fees and schedule is provided in the course brochure. Click Here Application Form:

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Certification: On successful completion of this program, candidates will be awarded a joint certificate from IIML and KSB. A certification of participation will also be awarded by SAS.

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