Applied AI & ML for Business & Decision Analysis

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IIT Kanpur & SAS offers – A Joint Certification in Applied AI & ML for Business & Decision Analysis


Applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning (ML) for Business & Decision Analysis - A Certification Program

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning now predominates various industries, sectors, and business for developing effective data-driven decisions and insightful business strategies. AI has accelerated the adoption of advanced analytics in general. With an ever-growing demand for trained professionals, for many job profiles involving analysts and technologists, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are now must-have skills in their repertoire. If you want to make an entry to the field or start a career or want to add value to your current job role and organization, this course offering will provide you with necessary knowledge and contemporary skills from best of the faculty from IITK and SAS consultants.

The program is designed to provide technical and application-oriented training to the participant in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for business and decision analysis. There is full learning support, blended mode of learning, case studies, projects, and practice exams. You'll be prepared for the world of Machine Learning and AI with hands-on problem-solving-based learning and real-world cases from industry practitioners.

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Live Interactive Class

Develop innovative problem-solving capabilities in modern techniques of data science using a live online classroom through interactive lectures and labs through advanced course materials.

Balance of Theory and Practice

Get well-versed with modern concepts with theory coming from best academicians from IITK and practical, industry-oriented pedagogy from SAS consultants with field experience.

24 by 7 access to Virtual labs

Access SAS high-performance software to develop and nurture learning on an anytime-anywhere learning basis..

Custom Learning Portal

Get a portal tailor made for the program. Try self-evaluation, access and review world class content, materials, and recordings.

Unique Joint Certificate

Earn a credential coming from best players from academia and corporate.

Employment Prospects

Enlarge and Open new vistas for employment opportunities in the world of SAS.



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (preferably in the area of business, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, statistics and economics), with at least one semester of college-level statistics or mathematics.


  • Skill Assessment: Interested candidates will be required to undertake a skill assessment test.


SAS is always in demand. As per Monster and PayScale – SAS is the No. 1 skill that can bring a significant increase in pay.  SAS collaborates with Credly to track job opportunities specifically for SAS-skilled individuals. The dynamic portal identifies specific jobs are available across multiple nations with more than 10 countries including India.  SAS shall assist in internships and placement from case-to-case basis.

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The course involves a logical flow of learning through a blend of SAS and IITK faculty enabling a learning path that balances theory and practice.

Module 1
(105 hours)

Module 2
(112 hours)


Data Prepration, Basic Statistics and Visual Analytics

Module 1
Section A-
70 hours

Advance Statistics and Data Mining

Module 1
Section B
35 hours

Machine Learning & Deep Learning

Section A
40 hours

Forecasting and Optimization Analytics

Section B
40 hours

Natural Langauage Processing

Section C
10 hours

Multi criterion Decison Making

Supply Chain Management

Section D
22 hours


Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) is one of the premier technical institutions established in 1959 by the Government of India with the collaboration of a consortium of nine universities from the USA. From the day of its inception, the aim of the institute has been to provide meaningful education, to conduct original research of the highest standard and to provide leadership for the growth of this country. The vision of the institute is to emerge as an international centre of excellence in all facets of technical and management education by being a melting pot of academia, industry, and research, but at the same time being rooted in Indian ethos and societal values.


SAS is the leader in analytics. Through innovative software and services, SAS empowers and inspires customers around the world to transform data into intelligence. SAS solutions are licensed and implemented at more than 5,000 educational institutions worldwide. SAS has more than three decades of experience working with education institutions. SAS solutions are used at more than 84,000 business, government and university sites in more than 147 countries – including 93 of the top 100 companies on the 2021 Fortune Global 500® list.


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SAS Training participants and certified persona can earn an internationally recognized credential from SAS, along with that one has the opportunity to earn a digital badge that can be shared on social media sites.

How to Apply

Please check the blank format of ONLINE application first (sample give below) and be ready with the following, (i) Amount paid via NEFT; (ii) Bank details from where NEFT payment has been made; (iii) NEFT payment ID; (iv) NEFT payment date; (v) Passport size photograph (.jpg format); (vi) ID/bona fide letter of institute/university/organization.

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Bank A/c 
Bank Branch and Address 
Branch Code 
IFC Code 
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Important Dates

Round of acceptance/notification


Fees (GST included)

1st installment (after payment/form is received)


INR 249,999.5

2nd installment (after payment/form is received)



For any further information and any queries, you are welcome and advised to get in touch with the faculty coordinator:

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Freddy Walespathy

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