To cope up with the challenges posed by Industry 4.0, Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce is offering a new specialisation i. e B. Com with Business Analytics from the Academic Year 2022-23. This programme is in association with the Institute of Analytics (IoA). The IoA is a professional body for Analytics and Data Science professionals in the UK.
Business analytics as a specialisation aims to introduce students to big data and immerse them in analytics for business applications. Students who will graduate from this program are expected to have developed skills to describe and predict business situations, and make informed business decisions based on data.
Though the need for manpower with business analytics skills has been increasing at an exponential rate, the supply is low as of now. In an increasingly competitive and interconnected world, companies prefer candidates with the ability not just to crunch numbers but also to understand the data and use it for making strategic decisions. This will help to leverage performance and to deal with fast paced changing business scenarios. Therefore, the employment opportunities for students who possess these skills are immense.
The minimum academic requirement for this specialisation is 12th std. with Mathematics.
1. An independent merit list for this specialisation will be published based on the marks obtained in 12th Std. examination
2. Marks obtained in the subject of mathematics will be factored into the selection decision
3. The admissions will be finally offered on the basis of the performance in the interview.
4. The admissions will be finally offered on the basis of the performance in the interview.
Once admitted, student cannot leave the programme in between.
Credits-The total credits need to be obtained is 132 in three years.
The students will study 2 papers per Semester i.e total 12 papers in 6 semesters (Three years) related to Business Analytics along with the other papers of Commerce stream.
Subjects offered for B. Com with Business Analytics are
Excel and Dashboarding for Managers
Introduction to Business Analytics
SQL for Managers
Machine Learning 1
Machine Learning 2
Natural Processing Language
Data Visualization (Tableau)
Social Media and Project
Link for the official website of Institute of Analytics (IoA, UK), is as follows:https://www.ioaglobal.org/