Big Data Analyst

With Wiley’s global Wrox Certified Big Data Analyst Certification Courses

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Wrox Certified Big Data Analyst Program (WCBDA) – Advanced Course (including Hadoop and Domain Analytics)

A 16-week comprehensive weekend program designed to address the community of working professionals who are keen to equip themselves with the skills of a data scientist but are not in a position to take a career break.

Praxis offers a one-year full-time course in Business Analytics, with knowledge partner ICICI Bank and knowledge support from PwC. The program has received a lot of traction from the students and industry alike, with our students finding exciting career opportunities in organizations like PwC, ICICI Bank, Fidelity, Target, iCreate, ValueLabs, Abzooba etc. Encouraged by the response, and to address the community of working professionals who are keen to equip themselves with the skills of a data scientist but are not in a position to take a career break, Praxis has decided to offer an intense week-end program in Business Analytics which will be offered from the city campus at Hungerford Street near Minto Park, Kolkata.

What is Big Data Analytics?

Big Data Analytics refers to the skills, practices and techniques used in converting large volumes of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data into actionable insights that aid strategic, operational and tactical decision making across industry verticals such as Banking, Financial Services, Telecom, Manufacturing, Retail etc.

Data Scientist – the sexiest job in the 21st century – HBR, October 2012.

Big Data analytics is the fastest growing discipline across the globe, resulting in an ever accelerating demand for analytics professionals, also called Data Scientists. By 2018, the US could face a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with deep analytical skills as well as 1.5 million managers with the know-how to use the analysis to make effective decisions; India alone will face a shortage of 200,000 analytics professionals (McKinsey 2011)

Who is a Data Scientist?
  • Skills: data analysis, programming, statistics, machine learning, probability, and effective communication.
  • Ability: learn quickly, ask the right questions,extract useful and valid insights about Data and communicate the findings in an effective manner.
  • Versatility: combine the skills of a programmer, a statistician and a business manager.
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