AIMA-AICTE approved 12 Months full time Post Graduate Certificate Program in Business Analytics

Program Structure


Modern business relies more and more on data analytics for understanding, predicting patterns, forecasting, monitoring and optimising its processes while managing and supporting suppliers for taking more informed decisions. Understanding the application of big data technologies for instant processing and predicting is a key skill in today’s global market.

Business Analytics is the combination of skills, technologies, applications and processes used by organizations to gain data-driven insights. These insights can be used to aid decision-making across functional areas and industry sectors. In the recent time we have seen almost all the sectors of industry capturing huge amount of data and in quest to organise, filter and analyse this data for meaningful decision making.

Why Join Post Graduate Certificate In Business Analytics

This program is designed after understanding the industry need, Vidyalankar along with AIMA, the apex body of management, has launched a one year program in Business Analytics.

This is a unique program which is approved by AICTE, endorsed by industry and certified by leading software analytical company – SAS.

This program is designed by practicing managers and subject experts across the world. Leading academicians have written the course material and program is taught by industry experts.

It aims at covering the fundamental to advances in Business Analytics and data sciences.

It is aimed at practical learning; therefore, most concepts will be linked with hands-on training, where participants will be expected to work with dummy and real data sets.

Tools, Languages and Databases Used

About Program

The program is suitable for professionals of all levels and disciplines, as job roles are gradually becoming more complex. Multitasking with projects executed with lean teams is a phenomenon. In such situation, an in-depth knowledge, understanding and application of data analysis techniques is a must

About AIMA

All India Management Association (AIMA), as the national apex body of management profession in the country is committed to enhancing the competence of management profession through its multifaceted activities. AIMA has a broad base of 67 Local Management Associations including two cooperating LMAs abroad, with a membership of over 30,000. AIMA is represented on the Boards of India’s premier Business Institutions and also represented on Boards of Government bodies including the AICTE, National Board of Accreditation, National Productivity Council to name a few. In addition, AIMA brings to the Indian managers, the best management practices and techniques through numerous foreign collaborations with professional bodies and institutions.

About SAS

SAS is a trusted analytics powerhouse for organizations seeking immediate value from their data. A deep bench of analytics solutions and broad industry knowledge keep our customers coming back and feeling confident. With SAS®, you can discover insights from your data and make sense of it all. Identify what’s working and fix what isn’t. Make more intelligent decisions. And drive relevant change.

Program Structure


The PGCM –Business Analytics is recommended to anyone involved in the planning, implementation, monitoring and measuring the effectiveness of data and Big Data strategy – or anyone who is looking to add a new skill set and pursue a career in this dynamic field of business analytics/data sciences. The program is suitable for professionals of all levels and disciplines, as job roles are gradually becoming more complex. Multitasking with projects executed with lean teams is a phenomenon. In such situation, an in-depth knowledge, understanding and application of data analysis techniques is a must.

Program Flow:

This program comprises 5 terms of 10 modules and 1 term of 2 months industry- internship.
Each module is of 1 month duration which trains participants in 4 different niche courses.
Every course is designed to achieve specific set of outcome ensuring overall knowledge and skill development of participant in the domain of Big Data


Every module is concluded with an assignment of mini project as a subpart of a term end project in any functional areas of Banking, Finance, Marketing, Human Resources assigned by an apex body AIMA.

Key Features:

Projects: 3 mini projects and 1 capstone projects
Elective: Module 5 is dedicated for an elective, to be chosen by participants as per their area of interest whereas
Internship: Term 6 of program is dedicated to an Industry-Internship.
Certificate: Participants will be awarded a certificate of completion of the program along with secured grades.

Program Duration

10+2 Months

Mode Of Delivery

Blended Learning

Skillville Certificate


AICTE Certification
SAS Certification
Vidyalankar and Skillville


100% Placement assistance
Create profile, showcasing relevant skillsets
Aptitude, GD and Interview Training


Post Graduate Certificate In Business Analytics

Module 1: All about Data

Discrete Structure
Operating Systems
Introduction to Big data

Module 2: Fundamentals of Data Analytics and Programming essentials

Data Analysis with Advanced EXCEL
Python-Programming essentials
Introduction to analytics and R
Data Visualization Part 1

Module 3: Mathematical and Statistical Approach towards Big Data Analytics

Algorithms for Big Data
Probability and statistics
Data analytics using R
Real Analysis

Module 4; Data visualisation and prediction

Base SAS programming /Tableau
Predictive Modelling

Module 5: Big Data Analytics

Hypothesis and Inference
Big data analytics with Python
Data Mining
Big Data Analytics with Hadoop

Module 6: Big Data Engineering SUBJECTS

Distributed system and Big Data Engineering with Hadoop-Partl
Distributed system and Big Data Engineering with Hadoop-Part2
SCALAfor Big Data
Spark For Big Data

Module 7: Data Science Part I

Understanding Machine Learning.
Machine learning with Python
Deep learning and neural Networks
Natural Language Processing

Module 8: Data Science Part II

Elective 1: Marketing analytics
Elective 2: HR analytics
Elective3: Fraud analytics

Module 9 and 10; Elective

Reimagining research methodology using Data Science
Business Intelligence

Module 11and 12

Internship / Training / On Job Training
As per the specialization participants will work as an intern in these two months.

Admission Details


Category 1

Graduate students with Statistics or Maths Background
Engineering students
MBA students
Students who want to up-skill in BIG DATA ANALYSIS and increases their job opportunities.

Category 2

Professionals who need to understand and get more out of their organisation / sector data.
Professionals who want to fast-track their career or improve their position in the marketplace
Business and data analysts, and database professionals willing to foray into Big Data analytics
Professionals / Organisations in Telecom, Banking, IT Consultancy, Retail and Healthcare who want themselves / their employee to be proficient in Business Analysis.

Prerequisite to join the Program:

Basic of statistics
Basic Programming fundamentals

Admission Procedure:

Application Form
Technical and Personal Interview

Fees Details: INR 5,00,000/-

Please consult your Admission Counselor for flexi-EMI options

Contact Us

Please reach out to the admission office if you have any queries

Our placement assistance program offers students one-on-one career counselling, and the chance to work with our corporate partners.

In case you drop out of the course due to a genuine reason, you will have 6 months’ time to return to it. If you fail to return to your course within this period, you will have to start afresh.

You can pay for the course of your interest on the website by clicking on the Fees tab via e-wallets, net banking, credit cards, debit cards as well as NEFT/Bank Transfer.

Refund must be claimed before the commencement of your batch. The Application form fees are non-refundable. Skillville will deduct 20% of the program fees paid till date of application for refund towards administrative charges and 80% will be refundable within 1 month from the approval of refund by a Skillville Authorized representative.

You will have an opportunity to catch up with a simultaneous batch in session or you can reach the respective Faculty to cover the missed class.

Please contact your Admission Counselor or drop an email regarding your querry to

Yes, Certificate will comprise following certification bodies AIMA, AICTE, SAS.Learnt tools and technologies will be enlisted on the certificate of completion along with secured grade.

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