vgsomIIT Kharagpur Offers Short Term Online Course on Data Analytics

Dataquest (April 13, 2021)

IIT Kharagpur Offers Short Term OnIine Course on Data Analytics, Participants to Receive Certificates

IIT Kharagpur is offering a weekend online course on R programming and data analytics through its Vinod Gupta School of Management. The course aims at creating data analysts and introductory data scientists with a focus on managerial applications of analytics. Participants will be trained on the hands-on usage of R programming, and will also gain data analytics skills and its applications in real-world situations.

The course will be conducted on the weekends for three hours on Saturday and Sunday, and the teaching methods consist of lecture sessions, hands-on-exercises, discussion on cases and live problems. Faculty from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, and other leading industry figures will take classes participants who successfully complete the course will receive certificates from VGSOM and IIT Kharagpur, Continuing Education Program.


Who can take the IIT Kharagpur Online Course on Data Analytics?
The course is most likely to benefit the following participants:

  • BTech, BSc or BCom students.
  • Teachers, scientific officers, instructors, technical assistants and persons from industries.

Topics that will be Covered Under the IIT Kharagpur Online Course on Data Analytics

  • Introduction to data analytics, data handling with R.
  • More data handling with R.
  • Introduction to probability and statistics, distributions.
  • Hypothesis testing with R programming.
  • Regression with R.

How to Apply?
The course begins on 1 May, and will be conducted until 16 May 2021. All applications must be submitted before 25 April 2021. The course will cost students Rs 6000, and professionals Rs 8000, and the program fee is non-refundable and non-transferable says the institute. Students may also contact the course coordinator for offline registration and scholarships. Those who wish to know more are advised to go through the course brochure in detail.

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