Weekend classroom sessions by industry experts, hands-on exposure to tools and an exhaustive curriculum makes this program more meaningful than short-term certifications. Experts have acknowledged it as the best Big Data Analytics program out there.
The program provides hands-on exposure and experiential learning through Capstone Project, Real world case studies, 24*7 Big Data Lab with Data Sets, Industry guest lectures and webinars.
The program has been co-created and delivered by senior industry professionals as well as Great Lakes faculty. The curriculum will help you get a visceral understanding of the entire data value chain - the flow of information from inception to analysis to insight - that is essential to drawing insights from big data.
The program helps candidates prepare for Big Data Analytics careers through sessions conducted by industry experts, resume building and career workshops, and access to opportunities shared by industry partners.
Great Lakes, one of India's leading Business School, has been ranked as India's #1 Analytics School in 2015 and 2016. Having delivered over 500,000+ hours in analytics education and trained thousands of working professionals, Great Lakes is also one of the largest in impact and leaner success.
Great Lakes PG Program in Big Data Analytics is the only internationally recognised Big Data program with a joint certification from Great Lakes and Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA.
Technology or IT professionals with at least 2 years of programming experience, who want to
build their capabilities in big data technologies & analytics, and who want to transition into Big
Data Engineering or Data Science roles.
Industry exposure gained through real-world projects and lectures from experienced professionals forms an integral part of the learning experience. Some of the organizations from where industry experts contribute through guest lectures, capstone projects, visiting faculty and career opportunities include:
"The Industry exposure has helped me bridge the gap between the theory and practice. Industry exposure during the program allowed me to get to end knowledge right from data extraction to storytelling. I learnt about the latest industry trends, as to why a particular technique is used for a situation, challenges faced, case studies, model development and validation etc."
"The professors were extremely flexible and ready to spend more time on certain topics based on the learning requirements of the batch. The industry speakers were very knowledgeable and had hands on experience on the topics delivered by them. Interacting with them on real world problems was one of the biggest takeaways from the course."