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  • Thursday, June, 2024| Today's Market | Current Time: 05:38:43
  •  Kashipur : The Indian Institute of Management Kashipur, in collaboration with TimesPro – a leading Higher EdTech Platform, inaugurated its third batch of Executive Master of Business Administration (Analytics) [EMBA(A)]. The two-year Online EMBA (Analytics) is among the flagship executive education offerings of IIM Kashipur providing a multidisciplinary degree that confers cross-functional skills tailored for leaders to thrive in the paradigm of Industry 4.0.

    Sunil Kumar Jauhar, Chairperson, EMBA (Analytics), IIM Kashipur and Prof. Somnath Chakraborty, Dean of Academic, IIM Kashipur welcomed the incoming batch along with Chief Guest Anish Srikrishna, CEO, TimesPro and Sunil Sood, CBO-Executive Education, TimesPro. Prof Jauhar reiterated that IIM Kashipur is the only IIM that offers a regular degree to working professionals in Executive MBA Analytics through hybrid learning.

    Addressing the gathering, Professor Kunal Ganguly, Dean Development, IIM Kashipur said, “This batch of 65 students comes from 15 states and with different sets of skills and experiences. Most of them are working for leading multinational companies like Infosys, TCS, Thomson Reuters, Amazon, Adobe, American Express, and many others. In the next 24 months, participants will learn those sets of skills that will not only enhance their working capacity but also instill leadership skills. The EMBA Analytics is designed to meet the rapidly changing needs of today’s businesses and has helped many corporate professionals advance their skills in the business analytics field and apply these skills effectively in their jobs and careers.”

    Anish Srikrishna, CEO, TimesPro noted that the changing world dynamics demand businesses and professionals with multifaceted skill sets to make a significant imprint towards their organisational growth. “Considering shifting global paradigms, it becomes essential for professionals to enhance their skills beyond leadership and cultivate specialised expertise that meets evolving demands. An EMBA Analytics degree is that strategic move towards amalgamating leadership and cross-functional proficiencies with data analytics, which will play a pivotal role in steering decisions towards tangible outcomes.”

    The third batch of EMBA(A) comprises a diverse cohort of participants, with nearly 30 percent being women. Among these learners, 55 percent of working professionals have 5+ years of work experience, hailing from 15 states and over 20 sectors, including pharmaceuticals, IT, Legal, Education, biotechnology, energy, BFSI, Fashion, government relations, and others. The learners were selected through a rigorous screening process, culminating in an interview, ensuring the admission of candidates with exemplary qualifications and potential.

    The Executive Master of Business Administration (Analytics) centres on emerging domains such as Business Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Management, and Strategy. It encompasses 900 hours of learning, structured into six on-campus modules, one per term, spread over 25 days across the two-year duration. The programme will be conducted via TimesPro’s state-of-the-art Interactive Learning (IL) platform and delivered in Direct-to-Device (D2D) mode. Upon successful completion, participants will be awarded the Master of Business Administration (Analytics) degree and accorded IIM Kashipur Alumni status, thereby becoming part of a prestigious network of management professionals.

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