Post Graduate Diploma in
Business Analytics (PGDBA)

Jointly offered by ISI, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta

Tentative Course List

Pre-semester module (at IIM Calcutta)

Contemporary business analytics


Financial management


Marketing management


Organizational behavior

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 IV

Industry internship

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 III: Elective – V, VI, and VII
(any three from the following list)

Consumer analytics


Applied marketing research


Financial risk management


Financial statement analysis


Computational finance


High frequency finance and news analytics


Advanced spreadsheet modelling


Business process management


Pricing and revenue optimization


Analytical tools in demand management


Manufacturing analytics


Legal aspects of data mining

Semester I (at ISI, Kolkata)

Stochastic processes and applications


Statistical structures in data


Inference


Computing for data sciences


Fundamentals of database systems

Semester III (at IIM Calcutta)

Categorical data analysis


Business data mining


Business economics


Project management


Strategic management


Human resource management


Managerial communication


Elective IV


Elective V


Elective VI


Elective VII

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

Enabling technologies for data analytics


Information retrieval


Cloud computing


Complex network

Semester III: Elective – IV
(any one from the following list)

Analytics in business forecasting


Selected aspects of advanced predictive modeling


Econometric methods with applications in business and economics