Post Graduate Diploma in
Business Analytics (PGDBA)

Jointly offered by IIT Kharagpur, IIM Calcutta and ISI

Mr. Swarup Bhowmik
PGDBA office
Vinod Gupta School of Management
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Kharagpur 721302
Phone: 03222-282312
Mobile : +91 6295060853

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Course List

Pre-semester module (at IIM Calcutta)

Contemporary business analytics

Financial management

Marketing management

Organizational behavior

Managerial Communications

Semester II (at IIT Kharagpur)

Regression and time series models

Foundations of algorithm design and machine learning

Modeling in operations management

Elective I

Elective II

Elective III

Data Science Laboratory

Semester III (at IIM Calcutta)

Categorical data analysis

Business data mining

Business economics

Project management

Strategic management

Human resource management

Elective IV

Elective V

Elective VI

Elective VII

Semester III: Electives

Selected aspects of advanced predictive modeling

Econometrics methods with applications in business and economics

Financial risk management

Financial statement analysis

Computational finance

High frequency finance and news analytics

Analytics in payments

Pricing and revenue optimization

Semester I (at ISI)

Stochastic processes and applications

Statistical structures in data


Computing for data sciences

Fundamentals of database systems

Semester II: Elective – I
(any one from the following list)

Enabling technologies for data analytics

Information retrieval

Cloud computing

Complex network

Randomized Algorithm Design

Semester II: Elective – II and III
(any two from the following list)

Optimization and business decision analysis

Analytics for ventures / Venture analytics

Product analytics

Business accounting and banking analytics

Basics of marketing analytics

Business model analytics

Healthcare analytics

Supply chain analytics

Conversational analysis

Ethical and legal considerations in business analytics

Semester IV