IIM Ahmedabad- Advanced Business Analytics Programme

“Advanced Business Analytics course from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad”

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Course Overview

Business Analytics has emerged as one of the most potential career options in terms of professional growth. Competence in analytics has become a critical skill for managers of new-age business organizations. 

Consequent to decades of information technology deployment, organizations today have more information at hand than ever before. But in many cases the information is poorly utilized. Many organizations therefore miss out on potent competitive strategies.

Analytics has been successfully used for identifying a firm’s most profitable customers, deciding on the best offer price for a product, accelerating product innovations, optimizing supply chains, identifying key drivers of financial performance etc. Leading organizations in India and abroad have benefitted greatly by leveraging the power of analytics. Competence in analytics has become a critical skill for managers of new age business organizations.

This executive long distance programme (with a residential component at IIMA) would be divided into modules covering among other topics Statistical Modeling, Machine Learning, Financial Analytics, Marketing Analytics, Human Resources Analytics and Operations Analytics. The overall value gained at the end of the programme is expected to build a solid foundation of business analytics.


  • Programme offered by India’s top ranked management school
  • The Programme provides excellent executive education in the field of Business Analytics
  • It would help improve managerial and leadership capabilities of participants
  • Specifically designed for working executives with all the flexibility benefits of interactive onsite learning
  • Participants are selected, based on elaborate selection process and profiling
  • Participants would be provided Library (restricted remote access)

Key Benefits

  • The Programme rigrously covers the field of Business Analytics.
  • It would help improve managerial and leadership capabilities of participants.
  • Books, cases and study materials are included in the course.
  • Increased quality of interactions and peer group learning among participants.
  • Specifically designed for working executives with all the flexibility benefits of interactive onsite learning.
  • Participants are selected, based on elaborate selection process and profiling.
  • Enables superior performance on the job. Exclusive focus on imparting relevant skills for career development.

Mode of Delivery

This Program is delivered through Interactive Onsite Learning platform where LIVE and highly interactive Sessions are conducted in the Authorized Study Centres established across India. (Due to covid19, all sessions are shifted Direct to Desktop)



Graduation/CA/ICWA, with at least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA, awarded by any of the recognized Universities.

Experience Minimum

2 years of minimum work experience is required to apply

Selection Process

Profiles will be assesed by IIM Ahmedabad on the basis of Academics, work experience and Statement of Purpose.


Executive Programme in Advance Business Analytics will be awarded by IIM Ahmedabad to students on successful completion of the programme.

Alumni Status/ Placement

On successfull completion IIM Ahmedabad will award Alumni status to students.

Course Content

  • Probability and Statistics
  • Data Visualization
  • R programming
  • Predictive Analytics - Linear Regression
  • Predictive Analysis – Logistic Regression
  • Forecasting
  • Machine Learning
  • Text Analytics
  • Fundamentals of Python Programming
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Human Resource Analytics
  • Operation Analytics
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Financial Analytics

Campus Component

Three visits of 3 days each, total 9 days (Subject to Covid-19 guidelines)

How it Work

The pedagogy followed for the programme will consist of

  • Blend of lectures
  • Online lectures
  • Projects
  • Self-learning
  • Peer-to-peer learning
  • Role play and simulations
  • Case studies

Program Faculty

Prof. Arnab Kumar Laha - Programme Director

Application fees

INR 2,000/- plus GST as applicable

Total Fees

INR 3,67,150/- plus GST as applicable


Total amount to be paid in 3 installments

Instalment Structure



Ist Installment

1,22,050/- + GST

2nd Installment

1,22,050/- + GST

3rd Installment

1,22,050/-  + GST

Technological Partner



Application Closure Date: 25-April-2021


On the feedback of Alumni we can share that the first batch of EPABA  was very successful. The rigour and quality of program is appreciated by the last batch. IIMA delivered promises made for Analytic Professionals through this program. 

Applications can be submitted Online. Application Link can be shared with candidates post profile confirmation by the concerned team.


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Course Duration

6 to 8 Months

Start - 22 May 2021

Saturday 3 PM to 6 PM


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