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Upskilling to Gain Expertise and Excel in Career

Suraj Chander

Suraj Chander

4+ years

Data Analyst

Data Analyst

Unified International Trading & Contracting W.L.L

Data Analyst

Data Analyst


As documented by Suraj Chander

I am Suraj Chander, currently working in a new job at Aideas Engineering Pvt. Ltd. my career switch from Mechanical Engineering to Data Analyst began at my first job. I found the new field interesting, increasing my urge to know about current tools and techniques. After a positive impact on my career and better clarity in using new tools, I wish to upskill more to perform better every day than my previous self.  

The Journey 

I finished my BTech in Mechanical engineering in 2018 from Alliance University. I secured the position of business development engineer in Unified (a Qatar-based Company) in 2019, where I shifted my domain internally as a Data Analyst. I hold an overall experience of 3.7 years and relevant experience in data analytics of 2.7 years. My professional expertise revolves around analyzing detailed reports to increase the business’s sales revenue. I am skilled in Tableau visuals, SQL, Advanced Microsoft Excel “Pivot Table & Dashboarding”, Python, and Microsoft office.

The Challenge 

Having experienced and finalized my career path, I like to learn more about trends and updated tools. I wanted to improve myself further in the field, which encouraged me to look for this upskill program. There are multiple educational platforms imparting education. The choice was difficult to find the ones providing true knowledge and immediate assistance. 

Simplilearn Solution

I chose Simplilearn’s Data Analyst Master’s Program due to the positive things I noticed here. Their customer service is prompt, and they ensure to resolve the query at a scheduled time. Their curriculum is also well-designed, which I witnessed further after taking the program. I found it as the right gateway for improving the knowledge related to data analytics. The hands-on experience through projects is one of the best ways to apply all the concepts and gain particle understanding, which is available here. 

Moreover, the comprehensive curriculum covered all the tools along with proper understanding. Apart from this, the polite instructors answer all the queries, thus clarifying the concepts. 

Post Graduate Program In Business Analytics
12+ hands-on projects aligned to various industry verticals

The Impact 

I gained a positive impact on my career as I landed a new job with a 10% salary hike. The well-curated design, of course, helped in cracking the interviews and selection process of the job. I utilized the gained information in the selection process, and currently, I apply them in daily endeavors required to meet the job requirements. I further want to progress in my career and develop expertise in the domain, where this course will play a key role in my development. 

A Word From Simplilearn 

The Master’s program in Data Analyst is a certification-based program offered by Simplilearn. Focussing strictly on analytics tools and techniques, the program is available in collaboration with Data based company IBM. The course offered statistics, analytics, data visualization, and much more. 

Skills Covered

  • Statistical concepts
  • Detailed Python, R, and SQL concepts
  • Data and Business Analytics
  • Clustering methods
  • Microsoft Analytics and Visualization Tools and techniques

The experience through hands-on projects and lectures by experts from IBM helps candidates know what to expect and perform as Data Analysts. Furthermore, there are facilities for hackathons and Ask Me Anything sessions with IBM leaders.