IIT Madras Launches Executive PG Program in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
The Robert Bosch Center for Data Science and AI (RBCDSAI) at IIT Madras has launched an advanced 12-month postgraduate (PG) program in Applied Data Science and Machine Intelligence. The program was launched in partnership with TalentSprint.
Applications for the first cohort of the PG program, which begins in August 2021, are now available. Applicants can access more details on eligibility, fees and apply online at iitm.talentsprint.com/adsmi/.
According to World Economic Forum, data science, data architecture, data analytics and data engineering are set to become the most favored career paths by 2022, and the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts 11.5 million career openings in these fields by 2026.
B Ravindran, Director of RBCDSAI and Professor of Computer Science at IIT Madras, said: “Mastering data science requires a strategic approach. Young professionals should also focus on building a solid foundation and applying the learnings to solve real-world problems in several areas of the industry.
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Several RBCDSAI professors and experts from an interdisciplinary background will teach interactive and live online courses and mentor participants as candidates learn and work on the cornerstones of various industrial fields such as finance, healthcare, manufacturing. , software engineering, smart cities, etc.
Santanu Paul, CEO and Managing Director of TalentSprint, said, “The gap between demand and supply in applied data science is huge right now, and this program was designed to directly address it. “
Arun Rajkumar, Program Director and Senior Member of RBCDSAI, said: “This program is best suited for early career professionals who want to develop a solid expertise in data science. We will take a case study approach to teaching the program to strengthen industry readiness. We also aim to include a campus tour towards the end of the program so that participants can benefit from the real-life experience.