Kolkata, 25th February 2021 : Bengal Institute of Business Studies (BIBS), a West Bengal based business school, today announced its collaboration with IBM to offer courses in Data Science and Business Analytics in Kolkata. BIBS is the first and only business school in West Bengal with a regular, full-time MBA in Business Analytics and Data Science to sign up with IBM for an academic collaboration.
The MBA in Business Analytics and Data Science programme curated in association with IBM is a unique blend of IBM’s world class industry expertise along with the training and mentoring talent of BIBS faculty. The two-year program will teach students statistical concepts, provide opportunities to work with data in Python, perform analytics using popular Python libraries, master R, SQL, Cognos Analytics, Matplotlib and test their skillsets on industry case studies. The program also provides students the opportunity to work on a portfolio-worthy capstone project that will demonstrate applied skills, hands on exposure and tool usage.
Vidur Kapoor, Chairman, Bengal Institute of Business Studies said, “Our MBA in Business Analytics and Data Science program, in collaboration with IBM, is the first of its kind in West Bengal. We are happy to partner with IBM to empower students with industry relevant skills. BIBS faculty and IBM certified SME’s will provide role relevant education and practice through case studies, work activities and industry projects to give students a global outlook to their career prospects.”
Devkant Aggarwal, Leader, Growth Initiatives, Career Education, IBM ISA said, “The pandemic has accelerated adoption of new age technologies like Hybrid Cloud, AI, Analytics & IoT even as the demand-supply gap for technology skills continues to widen in India. It is imperative for industry leaders and academia to collaborate and build new learning paths for a young workforce. Our engagement with BIBS is a testament of IBM’s commitment to improve the skills training and digital education opportunities of students across India.”
BIBS students will be provided with dedicated one to one mentorship to identify gaps throughout their learning path. The coaching model is focused on experiential learning with hands on lab courses, best practices, latest licenced software, simulation and games. Students will also get opportunities for IBM project visits and participate in Tech Fests and Hackathons organized by IBM.
BIBS, one of the premier MBA Institutes in Kolkata, West Bengal - at its core has an illustrious list of academicians who themselves have a treasure trove of knowledge. It has consistently been ranked amongst the top three Business School in Kolkata by The Times of India Business School Survey. It has also been awarded a Crisil A** rating, the highest any Business School has received in Kolkata. It has been awarded the Best Education Brand Award by The Economic Times. The focus in BIBS has always been to create “ready” managers who could be instrumental in the growth of their respective organizations right from day one. The consistent placement record bears testimony to the extremely successful pedagogy which has been evolving over a decade.
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