The analytics training market in India has been booming, with numerous training institutes, both online and offline, offering short term and long term courses in the concepts of analytics. What initially began as an effort by few institutes to make analytics education a part of mainstream business knowledge, now sees various players bringing different courses for learners.
We have compiled a list of 10 such institutes, to make it easier for aspirants to understand the offerings of each.
Jigsaw Academy is a niche online analytics training provider focusing exclusively on analytics, data science, big data, and machine learning. The Bangalore based company were the first movers in this space. In the 6 years that they have been active, they have emerged as the top analytics learning destination in India with courses for everyone – beginners, mid-senior level managers, and even business leaders. They also provide analytics through their corporate tie-ups with organizations such as Cognizant, Swiss Re, Flipkart, Societe Generale, Maersk, Accenture, HCL, Mahindra, Wipro, and Gramener.
The course content and curriculum is highly curated by in house subject matter experts and makes it beneficial for anyone looking to make that transition into the analytics sector. The teaching is aimed at making the students industry ready, with focus on hands-on learning. The breadth of the courses is across Data Science, Big Data (Hadoop, Pig, Hive, Spark, Storm, Cassandra, MongoDB), Machine Learning, Business Analytics, Text Mining, Visual Basic for Analytics, HR Analytics, Data Visualization, Fraud Analytics, Retail Analytics etc. They also offer an Executive Program in Business Analytics in partnership with MISB Bocconi, the offshore branch of the University of Bocconi, Italy.
INSOFE provides classroom training in Applied Engineering and their current focus is on equipping their students in Data Science and Big Data Analytics. A unique advantage they bring is including innovative technologies such as matrix factorization and deep learning methods into their curriculum. Based in Hyderabad, they boast of faculty that all have Ph.Ds to their credit.
They take into consideration the requirements of the industry, university, and analytics practitioners to build their curriculum. They also are a leading name when it comes to their placement drives to help students get relevant jobs in the sector.
The Delhi based company trains students in analytics using a hybrid model i.e. online and classroom. Their courses come with certifications as well. Their courses are aimed at training for various job roles available in the analytics industry. Their blended mode of learning – classroom, live classes, and recorded sessions make it easy for anyone to learn analytics.
They boast of a faculty team from the ranks of McKinsey, Deloitte, Genpact, Fidelity, and Facebook. They have also partnered with Wiley Publications to offer their Big Data Certification and with Databyte Academy in Malaysia to deliver their courses.
An IIM-IIT alumni venture, Edvancer is based in Mumbai and provides online training in analytics, data science, and big data. They regularly bring in industry experts to make the courses relevant to industry standards. Their courses are all self-paced, i.e. recorded classes that can be accessed at any time by the students.
They employee industry professionals with 5-10 years of experience to teach their courses. They are the training partners for various companies like PwC, E&Y, Deloitte, JP Morgan, GE, Colgate Palmolive, L&T, Eclerx, Microsoft, Max Life, SBI Life etc. They have also tied up with Wiley for their Big Data and Hadoop training.
This is the official training branch of the SAS corporation and is the oldest analytics training institutes. They offer 3 programs in the field of analytics– certifications in big data, advanced analytics, and data science. Their training methodology is based on experiential learning. The courses come packed with projects and case studies for better understanding. They too offer their programs in the blended learning model.
They have established alliances with well known universities like North Carolina State University and The University of Alabama. In India, SAS Academy has collaborated with top academic institutions like ISB, IIMB, IIML, IIMC, NMIMS.
Imarticus focuses on helping professionals and companies bridge the skillset gap in the sector, their course content aims to deliver in-depth knowledge of the analytics tools along with key concepts of Data science and related fields. They have a rigorous industry mentorship process to help their students ready for the industry trends and challenges.
Their faculty comes from renowned universities such as Columbia, Harvard, and MIT. They have formed alliances with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), National Stock Exchange of India (NSE), Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, and International Institute of Business Analysis.
Ivy Professional School provides certification courses on Analytics to Big Data Science, SAS, R, Python, R, Excel. Their courses are designed to be in line with industry requirements and standards, and give students the ability to work on live projects along with internship opportunities. They provide classroom training as well, along with online courses.
Ivy has collaborated with Maharishi University of Information Technology and founded the School of Data Science. They are also an official learning partner of companies like Genpact, Capgemini, HSBC, ITC, ICRA, Moody’s.
Relatively new in the sector, IMS has affiliated with NSE to provide Business Analytics Certification Program, with NSDC to provide skill based training to youth. They provide a joint certification with NSE and NSDC, making it a unique proposition for students. They provide a Capstone project as well as part of their curriculum.
They organize webinars to give students an inside view of how the industry works. Their faculty comes from institutes such as IITs, IIMs, ISB and with an average of 5 years of experience.
NIVT targets young professionals to helps them leverage on new technologies and skillset requirements of the industry. They have made 80% of their learning to be hands-on, with projects and case studies to help achieve that. They frequently upgrade their courses so that the curriculum is on track as per industry demands.
NIVT has teamed up with NCVT, DGE&T, Govt. Of India, Ministry of Labour & Employment for the ICT sector in West Bengal. They have also collaborated with the business school United World as their Analytics training partner. They use Blackboard, an interactive online tool to deliver their course content. They also organize workshops, seminars, and webinars for their students.
They train on Business Analytics and Business Intelligence across the country. Their core offerings are Business Intelligence tools like SAS, R, Python, Hadoop, Machine Learning, SPSS, VBA. They focus on job oriented training and provide mentorship by industry professionals to prepare their students for the real-world use of analytics.
They follow a bottom-up approach in their teaching methodology and comes with many of their faculty holding Ph.Ds. They are also the official training partner for Computer Society of India, and have partnered with the Government of Jharkhand to provide their courses at universities across the state.