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VT India – Launch Announcement for Business Analytics Course

Data Science has been a popular buzzword in the last decade – with Big Data, Machine Learning & AI and the Internet of Things at the forefront of this digital evolution. For aspiring data scientists and data engineers, there is no better time than the present to upgrade your skills. While myriad data sciences courses are available, many reveal a gap between the skillset offered and those required to tackle today’s problems.

Virginia Tech understands these challenges and seeks remedy this with the launch of its Certificate Program in Business Analytics & Artificial Intelligence. In collaboration with one of India’s largest conglomerates – Mahindra and Mahindra, along with the leadership of the Mahindra Technical Academy, the 3-month online course will be a deep dive into the subjects of Data Science, Analytics & AI, and their applications in industry.

“Mahindra Technical Academy (MTA) is focused on building technical capability among engineers to create future mobility technologies. MTA is very happy to partner with Virginia Tech India in this important initiative of upskilling mobility engineers with practical knowledge of Data Science, Al and ML.”

– Dr Shankar Venugopal – Dean Mahindra Technical Academy, Vice President – Mahindra & Mahindra.

The partnered online course will be a coming together of academia and industry, providing candidates with analytical theory and experiential learning to leverage opportunities in data analytics jobs across sectors.

“We don’t just talk about analytics, we experience it.” – Dr Tarun Sen – Managing Director, PGPBA, Virginia Tech.

Candidates will experience a progressive, hands-on pedagogy, with industry leaders and professionals assisting lead faculty.

The course launches online on August 24, 2020.

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