IIT Roorkee Launches Online Business Analytics Course Admission Without JEE Score

ByMike V. Cooper

Jul 11, 2022

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee has launched an executive program in Business Analytics for strategic decision making. The course will be offered online through Simplilearn, a digital skills training provider. To be admitted, students do not need to have a JEE score.

As part of the course, candidates will learn how to discover the true value of data and make data-driven business decisions through this program developed by IIT Roorkee faculty and delivered in conjunction with Simplilearn.

“The program is best suited for professionals with at least six years of professional experience in a wide range of industries and backgrounds such as business analysts, mid-to-senior managers, senior managers, consultants and leaders who aspire to apply analytics to make better and more efficient business decisions,” states the press release issued by the institute.

Course program

As part of the course, candidates will learn the following topics:

1. Linear and non-linear regression
2. Logistic regression
3. Data mining for predictive analytics
4. Time series and forecasts
5. Text analysis
6. Linear and logistic regression case study
7. Binary programming
8. R/Excel session for BIP and IP
9. Network Optimization Models
10. Network Optimization Workout
11. Nonlinear Programming
12. Nonlinear Programming Applications
13. Multi-objective optimization
14. Goal Programming
15. Heuristics
16. Meta-heuristics and applications

Speaking about the program, Anand Narayanan, Chief Product Officer at Simplilearn, said, “In today’s digital environment, every organization is looking to make their decisions more accurate and data-driven. Analytics allows organizations to structure and automate their decision-making processes to provide real-time answers when needed. Business analytics is key for organizations to reduce their risk by enabling them to make the right decisions based on data.

Speaking about the collaboration with Simplilearn, Professor Ajit K. Chaturvedi, Director of IIT Roorkee, said: “Data-driven methods and techniques are transforming the world of engineering, technology, business and of society in general. We believe the collaboration between IIT Roorkee and Simplilearn will educate individuals and empower organizations.

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