Certificate Course in Applied Data Analytics

  • About the Certificate Course in Applied Data Analytics

    This certificate course focuses on scientific and technical way of data analysis by using advanced software tools. It will cover basic statistics, data analytic techniques, data visualization and how to deal with business data management. It will further include significant programming languages R and Python, how to create data visualizations using Tableau and how to apply statistics and predictive analytics in a business environment with relevant CASE studies.

  • Course Objectives
    • To exhibit scientific and technical way of data analysis by using advanced software tools
    • To communicate the participants about data analysis techniques, data pre-processing, data visualization and how to deal with business data management
    • To relate statistics and predictive analytics in a business environment with experiments and demonstrations using R, Python and Tableau
  • Learning Outcomes

    After completion of the course the participants will be able to –

    • Use proper techniques for analytical Solutions
    • Acquire problem solving ability of complex business decisions, quantitative literacy and critical thinking in seeking solutions to complex business problems.
    • Learn how to use software tools for data analysis

    This course will help students develop these skills and qualities and equip them to lead and manage organizations of any size.

  • Certificate

    Upon successful completion of the programme, the certificate would be issued by Birla Global University

  • Course Contents

    Module 1: Introduction to Data Analytics (10 hours)

    Objective: To provide an introduction to data analytics

    • Basic idea of data and information, Introduction to statistics & data analytics, fields of use of data analytics, software tools for data analytics
    • Data import and cleansing, data analytics in different sectors, basic statistics, and algorithms for data analytics, relational database, data warehouse, Bigdata.

    Module 2: Data visualization using Tableau (10 hours)

    Objective: To provide a basic knowledge of data visualization using Tableau Software.

    • Tableau as a BI tool, visual analysis using tableau, tableau features, downloading tableau desktop, connecting to data sources
    • Tableau interface with menu commands, data types, charts using discrete and continuous data, text table, word cloud, filled map, symbol map, dual axis chart, heat map, and calculated fields.

    Module 3: Data Analysis using Excel & SPSS (15 hours)

    Objective- Explanation of data analysis using Excel and SPSS software

    • Creation of spreadsheet, Data handling & Formatting, Data Manipulation in Spreadsheet, Data management and analysis using Excel
    • Explore statistical analysis with SPSS. Creating and analyzing charts, build reports, import spreadsheets, create regression models, and export presentation graphics.

    Module 4: Data analysis using R & Python (15 hours)

    Objective: To provide analytical knowledge on R and Python

    • R as an open source language, Basics of R, R environment setup, basic syntax, data types, variables, operators, decision making, loops in R, vectors, matrices, arrays, factors, data frame, list, writing efficient R code, packages, R data interface, libraries, Charts and graphs in R, Statistical analysis using R programming.
    • Basics of Python, Python environment setup, basic syntax, data types, numbers, strings, lists, tuples, dictionary, date & time, strings, variables, flow control, collections, functions, methods, python coding skills, running python programming using open-source web applications, Running python using Google Colab, visualization using python, Exploratory data analysis using Python.

    Module 5: Application of Analytics in CASEs related to various fields (10 hours)

    Objective: To demonstrate data analytics in different fields.

    • Manufacturing, Service and Retail
    • Finance, Marketing, HR, IT and Operation
  • Mode of Payment
    Account NameBirla Global University
    Bank NameUCO Bank
    Branch AddressGothapatna, Bhubaneswar
    Bank A/C No31090110018897
    IFSC CodeUCBA0003109
 
 

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Certificate Course in Financial Planning and Investment Management

  • About the Certificate Course in Financial Planning and Investment Management

    The level of financial literacy varies according to education and income levels, the general level of financial literacy in the country is less than 5 percent and much less in Odisha due to which a large number of people are easily duped through different chit funds and other illegal high return promising savings and investment schemes. The general public is not aware of the risks and returns associated with different savings and investment opportunities available in the financial market. While government of India and the state governments and banks are offering different saving and investment schemes, too often the different financial terms associated with these schemes are not easily understood by the common people. With the increase in the average life expectancy, many retired people face problems of judicious investment of their savings so as to cater to the various requirements of old age including medical expenses. It has very often seen that many people continue to invest their hard earned money in various speculative and illiquid investments which create lots of discomforts at later stages.In the above background, this course aims to educate the participants about the various savings and investment opportunities available in the financial market for the common man including the risks and return associated with each of the investment schemes.

  • Course Objectives
    • The main objective of the course is to cater to the need of developing the level of financial literacy of the general public both in the state and outside. Objectives in Specific:
    • Provide a broad knowledge and understanding of various Savings and Investment Opportunities available in the market. The aim of this course is to help the individual to manage their personal financial affairs.
    • To help the participants to understand the important terms, rules, concepts, principles and theories related to financial planning & investment management.
    • To enable participants to learn the basic principles of Taxation system in India and how to file the return with proper tax planning.
  • Learning Outcomes

    After completion of the course the participants will be able to -

    • Develop an understanding of the major conceptual aspects of finance and how they relate to other areas of savings and investment.
    • Select appropriate savings and investment options with trade-off between risk and return.
    • Work as financial professional making ethical judgments and decisions.
    • Understand and manage the different types of risks associated with different saving
    • Know the basic principles of Taxation system practiced in India, the various exemptions and concessions available to individual’s tax payers and help them in tax planning and reducing tax liability. The individual will also learn how to file their tax return electronically.
  • Target Participants

    Students, traders, entrepreneurs, employees, professionals, bankers, retired persons, housewives and all other aspirants who are keen to seek knowledge about financial planning and investment management.

  • Eligbility

    Minimum Plus two pass in any discipline

  • Certificate

    Upon successful completion of the programme, the certificate would be issued by the Birla School of Commerce of Birla Global University, Bhubaneswar.

  • Duration And Timing of The Course

    3 Months (60 hours). During the weekend.

  • Course Fee

    Rs. 5,000 per participant.

  • Mode of Delivery

    Live classes will be scheduled on an online platform.

  • Examination/Assignment

    Under this course the participant will be evaluated through online quiz and presentation.

  • Course Contents
    • Module 1:Basic Elements of Financial Planning (15 hours)
    • Module-2:Savings and Investment Opportunities (15 hours)
    • Module-3:Risk Management &Insurance (15 hours)
    • Module-4:Tax Planning (15 hours)
  • Course Coordinators
    Dr. B.P. Bijay SankarDr.Hemant Bhanawat
    Assistant Professor,Assistant Professor,
    Birla School of Commerce, BGUBirla School of Commerce, BGU
    Phone: +(91) 7008221639Phone: +(91) 9928849202
    Email: bp.sankar@bgu.ac.inEmail: hemant.bhanawat@bgu.ac.in
  • Mode of Payment
    Account NameBirla Global University
    Bank NameUCO Bank
    Branch AddressGothapatna, Bhubaneswar
    Bank A/C No31090110018897
    IFSC CodeUCBA0003109