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  • Program Duration 6 months
  • Learning Format Self-Paced Learning

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Learn through live classes delivered by IIT Roorkee faculty and attend live masterclasses from IBM

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Business Analytics Course Overview

Make data-driven decisions to enable business growth and stay ahead of the competition. Develop a data mindset and the analytical skills to interpret and communicate data to solve business problems. Leverage this Business Analytics course to demystify data analysis and equip yourself with the required skills for strategic decision-making.

Key Features

  • Certificate of program completion from the prestigious CEC, IIT Roorkee
  • State-of-the-art curriculum designed and delivered by IIT Roorkee faculty
  • Live online classes delivered by IIT Roorkee faculty
  • Live sessions on the latest AI trends, such as generative AI, prompt engineering, explainable AI, and more
  • Gain industry insights through masterclasses by specialists from IBM
  • 2-day campus immersion at IIT Roorkee. Additional fee applicable.
  • Simplilearn's JobAssist helps you get noticed by top hiring companies
  • Case-based learning specially designed for mid-to-senior level managers and C-suite executives
  • Industry-recognized IBM certificates for IBM courses

Business Analytics Course Advantage

Master data skills to excel in the digital age in IIT Roorkee's online Business Analytics Course. Developed and taught by IIT Roorkee professors, the program offers practical exposure, IBM masterclasses.

  • Program Certificate

    Partnering with IIT Roorkee:

    • CEC, IIT Roorkee will issue your program certificate directly within 90 days of program completion.
    • Attend live sessions delivered by distinguished IIT Roorkee professors
    • Learn business analytics applications in various industry verticals
  • IBM Certificate

    Program In Collaboration With IBM

    • Industry recognized IBM certificates for IBM courses
    • Industry masterclasses conducted by IBM experts

Business Analytics Course Details

Stay up to date with real-world business analytics applications. This Business Analytics course covers the in-demand concepts around business analytics such as statistical analysis, data visualization, predictive analytics, prescriptive analytics, machine learning, neural networks, and much more.

Learning Path

  • Get started with the Business Analytics program and explore everything about it. Kickstart your business analytics journey with this orientation session and get to know what this carefully curated program offers.

  • Master the fundamentals of Business Analytics and Data Science through real-world examples. You will learn the fundamentals of R programming, an essential part of data analytics. Understanding the different types of Data Science projects and the project lifecycle will give you a competitive edge in any organization.

  • Understand statistics, the science of assigning a probability through the collection, classification, and analysis of data. This Business Analytics program will enable you to define statistics, a foundational part of data science, and the essential terms and concepts related to it. This program will help you to make data-driven decisions by applying various statistical techniques to multiple business scenarios.

  • Exploratory Data Analysis is the process of finding common patterns and characteristics from the given data using analysis and visualization methods. This plays an integral part in making business decisions in a data-driven organization. This Business Analytics program will guide you through the fundamentals of various data analysis techniques, help generate insights, and employ data visualization for informed decision making.

  • Predictive analytics is used to find patterns in data that helps organizations identify potential business opportunities and risks. Leverage this course to predict various business outcomes by analyzing past data. Various regression models and time series analysis taught in this Business Analytics program, supplemented with project-based learning, will help you to gain an edge over the applications of predictive analytics.

  • Prescriptive analytics empower us to go ahead with the business decisions by answering the question - “What should be done?” In this Business Analytics program, learn to define a goal for your business and how you can optimize solutions to achieve the goal. Through this program, you will be able to compare real-time and predicted data and make the best tactical business decisions for your organization.

  • This program on Data Science and Machine Learning will help you become an expert in making strategic decisions using Machine Learning, a form of Artificial Intelligence that automates data analysis to enable computers to learn and adapt through experience and perform specific tasks without explicit programming. You will master Machine Learning concepts and techniques, including supervised and unsupervised learning, classification and clustering techniques, and mathematical and heuristic aspects.

  • Apply the business analytics knowledge you have obtained through a hands-on, industry-relevant capstone project that compiles all the skills into one portfolio-worthy capstone.

  • Expand your data analytics capabilities beyond spreadsheets through this IBM course. Use Python to perform statistical analysis and create meaningful data visualizations.

  • Construct optimization models to solve business problems in this IBM course. Develop expertise in various aspects of mathematical programming and utilize IBM Decision Optimization technology to build effective optimization models.

  • Acquire the skills to create compelling data visualizations that tell impactful stories and support informed decision-making. Learn how to use Python's powerful data visualization libraries such as Matplotlib, Seaborn and Folium to simplify data comprehension.

  • Attend a live, online interactive masterclass conducted by industry experts from IBM. Get insights into the latest industry updates in the field of Business Analytics.

  • Attend this live online immersive masterclass on Generative AI designed to empower participants with the knowledge and skills to harness its incredible potential. These cutting-edge masterclasses are conducted by industry experts and delve deep into the world of AI-powered creativity, helping you to understand various concepts & topics related to generative AI.

Skills Covered

  • R Programming
  • Descriptive Analytics
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Prescriptive Analytics
  • Linear and Logistics Regression
  • Supervised Learning
  • Unsupervised Learning
  • Classification and Clustering
  • Decision Trees
  • Random Forests
  • Data Visualization

Tools Covered

Microsoft ExcelR language

Industry Projects

  • Project 1

    Understanding R for Business Analytics

    Explore the various data types, data structures, operators, and functions in R to better understand why R is a preferred tool for business analytic

  • Project 2

    Impact of Training on Employee Satisfaction

    Analyze the impact of training on employee satisfaction by performing statistical inference analysis through confidence interval estimation and hypothesis testing.

  • Project 3

    Client Portfolio Classification

    Build a machine learning model that predicts the creditworthiness of applicants by analyzing their personal information and submitted data.

  • Project 4

    Healthcare Analysis

    Use prescriptive analytics to find the correlation between cycling to work and the occurrence of heart disease.

  • Project 5

    Supply Chain Analytics for an FMCG Company

    As a data analytics manager, analyze the current distribution system and develop a new policy to reduce transportation costs.

  • Project 6

    Prediction of credit score for customers

    Build a machine learning model that predicts credit score brackets and classifies customers into categories such as good, standard, or poor.

  • Project 7

    Prediction of Customer Churn in Telecom Industry

    Apply concepts from this program to forecast customer churn and enable the company to proactively identify customers likely to leave.

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.


Program Advisors

  • Prof. Amit Upadhyay

    Prof. Amit Upadhyay

    Assistant Professor, Department of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee

    Dr. Amit Upadhyay is an Assistant Professor in DoMS IIT Roorkee, working in the areas of operations research, supply chain, and transportation. Earlier, he has worked as an assistant professor in VGSOM, IIT Kharagpur, and visiting faculty at IIM Calcutta.

  • Prof. Ramesh Anbanandam

    Prof. Ramesh Anbanandam

    Associate Professor, Department of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee

    Professor Ramesh Anbanandam is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee, India, and joint faculty of the Center of Transportation Systems, IIT Roorkee. He did Ph.D. from IIT Delhi and M.Tech from NIT Tiruchirappalli.

  • Prof. Tarun Sharma

    Prof. Tarun Sharma

    Assistant Professor (Operations),Department of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee

    Dr. Tarun Sharma received his B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Hamirpur, and masters and Ph.D. degree from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He is a recipient of the Impact Postdoctoral Fellowship from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.


Career Support

Simplilearn JobAssist Program

Simplilearn Job Assist program is an India Specific Offering in partnership with IIMJobs.The Program offers extended support to certified learners to land their dream jobs.
IIMJobs Pro-Membership of 6 months for free

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Resume building assistance to create a powerful resume

Resume building assistance to create a powerful resume

Spotlight on IIMJobs for highlighting your profile to recruiters

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Business Analytics Industry Trends

According to  IMARC Group, the global business analytics market reached a value of US$ 76.5 Billion in 2021 and expects the market to reach US$ 122.5 Billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 8.1% during 2022-2027.[Source: IMARC group]

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Jobs available for Business Analytics

Source: Multiple Job portals
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CAGR growth from 2021 to 2030

Source: Market Research
Job IconRs. 8 LPA

Average Annual Salary

Source: Glassdoor

Batch Profile

This program caters to working professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds; the diversity of our students adds richness to class discussions and interactions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Information Technology - 24%Manufacturing - 21%BFSI - 17%Consulting - 14%Others - 14%Pharma & Healthcare - 10%
     course learners from BCG, Bangalore
     course learners from Deloitte, Bangalore
     course learners from Barclays, Bangalore
     course learners from JP Morgan Chase, Bangalore
     course learners from Mercedez, Bangalore
     course learners from Shell, Bangalore
     course learners from Oracle, Bangalore
     course learners from Microsoft, Bangalore
     course learners from LinkedIn, Bangalore
     course learners from Nasdaq, Bangalore
     course learners from Nestle, Bangalore

Alumini Review

I have been in the development field for the past 12 years and wanted to take on senior management roles for which I thought a course in business analysis would be helpful. I chose the Business Analytics for Strategic Decision-Making program after a lot of research. The program helped me master R, Python, SQL which were new to me. My experience has been fruitful. I am looking forward to independently handling projects and feel well-prepared to take on key senior management roles.

Sudipta Gosh


Admission Details

Application Process

The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and accepted by the candidates by paying the admission fee.


Submit Application

Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this program


Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application



Selected candidates can begin the program after the orientation session.

Eligibility Criteria

For admission into this Business Analytics program, the following are the expectations:

Eager to learn and apply business analytics tools like R, Excel, etc.
Basic understanding of maths and statistics
2+ years of work experience

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this Business Analytics for Strategic Decision Making program is ₹ 1,49,000 (Incl. taxes).

Financing Options

We are dedicated to making our programs accessible. We are committed to helping you find a way to budget for this program and offer a variety of financing options to make it more economical.

Easy Financing Options

We have partnered with the following financing companies to provide competitive finance options at as low as 0% interest rates with no hidden cost.


Other Payment Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Internet
  • Credit/Debit

₹ 1,49,000

(Incl. taxes)

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Program Benefits

  • Program completion certificate from CEC, IIT Roorkee
  • Curriculum designed and delivered by IIT Roorkee professors
  • Industry-recognized IBM certificates for IBM courses
  • 2-day campus immersion at IIT Roorkee with an additional fee
  • Exposure to prompt engineering, ChatGPT, generative AI etc

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Business Analytics Course FAQs

  • What are the benefits of pursuing Business Analytics?

    Pursuing Business Analytics offers numerous benefits, such as gaining a deep understanding of data analysis techniques, statistical modeling, and business intelligence. You can also check for other IIT Courses and receive a world-class education from renowned institutions, ensuring a competitive edge in the field.

  • How long does it take to complete this Business Analytics Certification Course?

    The anticipated time to complete the program is 6 months.

  • Who are the instructors in this Business Analytics Certifcation Course, and how are they selected?

    This program is taught by esteemed faculty members from IIT Roorkee. Along with them, our highly-qualified instructors, who are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience will cover the hands-on sessions. Each of them undergoes a rigorous selection process, including profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo evaluation before getting certified to train for us. We ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain part of our faculty.

  • What certificate will I receive?

    Upon successful completion of this Business Analytics Course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion by Continuing Education Center, IIT Roorkee.

  • What should I expect from this Business Analytics course?

    As a part of this Business Analytics course, you will receive the following:

    • Program completion certificate from CEC, IIT Roorkee

    • Advanced Business Analytics curriculum designed by IIT Roorkee faculty

    • Live online classes from IIT Roorkee  instructors

    • Real-world applications of analytics across multiple domains

    • Simplilearn’s Career Assistance to get noticed by top hiring companies

    • Live-online masterclasses by IBM experts

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  • What are the benefits of this Generative AI Masterclass?

    These masterclasses are delivered in the form of live virtual sessions by experienced industry experts. This delves deep into the world of AI-powered creativity, helping you understand multiple concepts & topics related to generative AI such as effective prompt engineering, ethical considerations in GenAI and much more. 

    You will gain exposure to the world of Gen AI, some of its practical applications, some of the latest advancements in the field and much more - thus setting you apart from your competitors and helping you stay ahead in your career.

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified in Business Analytics on your first attempt. They proactively engage with students to ensure adherence to the learning path—helping to enrich the learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring to career assistance.

  • I am not able to access the online Business Analytics course. Who can help me?

    Contact us using the form on the right side of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link.

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support guarantee?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls through our dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completing this program

  • Is this Business Analytics Course really 100% online? Do I need to attend any classes in person?

    This business analytics course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings, and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.



    * Disclaimer

    This Business Analytics for Strategic Decision Making program is offered on a non-credit basis and is not transferable to a degree

  • If I want to cancel my enrollment in this online Business Analytics course, can I get a refund?

    To qualify for a refund, you must submit your refund request within 7 days from the start date of the regular class (Live or Recorded as the case may be) whether attended or not. Any refund request failing to meet this requirement will not be accepted and no refund will be provided.

    For instructor-led training & University Partnered programs, Simplilearn reserves the right to reschedule/cancel a class/session due to any unavoidable circumstances. Simplilearn will reschedule any canceled class/session.

  • What is the admission process for this Business Analytics for Strategic Decision Making program in collaboration with IIT Roorkee?

    The admission process for this Business Analytics course consists of three simple steps:

    • All interested candidates are required to apply through the online application form

    • An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application

    • An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates, which can then be accepted by the candidate by paying the program fee

  • Is there any financial aid provided for this Business Analytics Course?

    To ensure money is not a limiting factor in learning, we offer various financing options to help make this Business Analytics program financially manageable. For more details, please refer to our "Admissions Fee and Financing" section

  • What is the eligibility criteria for this Business Analytics Training Course in collaboration with IIT Roorkee?

    For admission to this Business Analytics course, candidates should have:

    • Eager to learn and apply business analytics tools like R, Excel, etc.
    • Basic understanding of maths and statistics
    • 2+ years of work experience

  • What is Business Analytics Course?

    A Business Analytics course equips students with the skills to analyze data and make data-driven decisions in the business world. This Business Analytics course offered by Simplilearn covers various data analysis techniques, tools, and real-world applications, helping individuals become proficient in leveraging data for strategic decision-making.

  • Who should do Business Analytics Course?

    A Business Analytics course is ideal for professionals seeking to enhance their data analysis skills, including data scientists, business analysts, and managers, or anyone looking to pivot their career toward data-driven decision-making in various industries. Simplilearn’s Business Analytics Course best suits learners eager to apply course concepts to real business problems. While prior coding experience or technology know-how is not required, it's preferable for candidates to have 5+ years of work experience.

  • What is the purpose of the Business Analytics Training Program?

    The purpose of Business Analytics Training Programs, like the one offered by Simplilearn, is to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge needed to analyze data and make data-driven decisions. These programs provide practical, real-world data analytics applications for professionals seeking to enhance their decision-making abilities.

  • Is Business Analytics Training Suitable for Non-Technical Professionals?

    Yes, many  Business Analytics Training is suitable for non-technical professionals as it doesn't require prior coding experience or extensive technological know-how. Simplilearn’s Business Analytics Training Program focuses on practical applications, making it accessible and beneficial for individuals from various non-technical backgrounds.

  • What Career Opportunities are Available after completing a Business Analytics Program?

    Upon completing a Business Analytics Program, individuals can pursue diverse career opportunities, including roles such as data analyst, business analyst, data scientist, and more. Many of these positions exist in finance, healthcare, e-commerce, marketing, or other related fields.

  • How Does a Business Analytics Program Help Improve Decision-Making Skills?

    Business Analytics Programs equip individuals to collect, analyze, and interpret data effectively. They provide practical experience using data-driven insights to make informed decisions, thus empowering professionals to excel in their roles and contribute to better business outcomes.

  • Are Business Analytics Programs Suitable for Career Changers or Mid-Career Professionals?

    Yes, Business Analytics Programs suit career changers and mid-career professionals. Simplilearn’s Business Analytics Program offers a comprehensive foundation in data analytics and practical applications. It can help individuals looking to pivot their careers or enhance their existing skill sets, regardless of their professional background or experience level.

  • How Can I Make the Most of My Business Analytics Training Experience?

    To make the most of your Business Analytics Training experience, it's essential to engage with course materials actively, apply concepts to real business problems, and collaborate with fellow learners. To better understand and use data analytics for making effective decisions, you can also work on practical projects, research case studies, and seek mentorship.

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