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Acharya Executive PGDM

Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management Data Science

Approved and recognised by AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Govt of India

Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in aggregate from a UGC Recognised University. Candidates should also have Corporate Work Experience.

A truly Global Executive PGDM!

Acharya School of Management brings in best practices of global business to provide international exposure to executives in terms of academic delivery by collaborating with following international universities:

  • Carleton University, Canada
  • Trinity Western University, Canada
  • Old Dominion University, USA
  • Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago
  • Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, USA
  • Illinois University, Rockford, USA
  • Harrisburg University, PA, USA
  • National University of Singapore (NUS)
  • Northumbria University, UK

Data Science

Data Science and data analytics are currently two most sought after professions in the global market. With a large amount of data sets available with organisations at their fingertips, the need for data analyst and business analyst is at an all time high. Today, several international organisations rely on data analysis to make major business decisions. A post graduate diploma in management programme can educate and help the executive students to develop skills in the areas of descriptive analytics, prescriptive analytics, predictive analytics and will even be able to develop predictive models using statistical methods and statistical analysis. These skills can enable large organisations to make more reliable data driven decisions. Machine Learning is another field that uses a lot of data analysis. Graduates of this programme can be on their path to becoming a data scientist. A hands on experience in handling big data is another key feature of this programme. Since the graduates of these programmes are employed in areas involving decision making processes, data analyst jobs are always highly paid.

Career Scope

Executive PGDM in Data Science can benefit candidates from exponential growth as they will be playing vital roles in decision making of the organisation. As such, you will find the following high paying job roles to suit you perfectly:

  • Data Scientist
  • Business Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Healthcare Analyst
  • IT Analyst
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Predictive Modeller
  • Project Manager
  • Technology Analyst
  • Statistician
  • Data Architect
  • Analytics Manager
  • Technical Team Leader
  • Data Business Analyst

Delivery Modes

Campus mode

The campus mode is delivered through in-class and online sessions conducted over weekends on Campus. Working professionals who enrol for this mode also have the option of attending online sessions.

Mixed mode

The mixed mode is delivered through live in-class sessions held on Campus, which are simultaneously accessible online for working professionals.

Course content

  • Business Analytics
  • Marketing Analytics
  • People Analytics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Data Visualization
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Financial Analytics
  • Data Mining
  • Business Intelligence
  • Predictive Modelling
  • Text Analytics
  • Advanced Machine Learning

What sets Executive PGDM at ASM apart:

  • Combination of physical, hybrid and online classes to choose from
  • Weekend Classes
  • 700 Plus hours of Academic delivery
  • Three trimester to help you in understanding foundation of business management
  • Four Trimester focusing on Data Science
  • Lab sessions on Python, R, Tableau, SAS etc
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Lab sessions
  • 50 Mentor sessions
  • 100 plus model building sessions
  • Learning Management System to track your progress
  • Practical learning assessment system
  • Capstone Projects
  • Customized Learning Analytics report to enhance your learning


  • Our Pedagogy includes blended learning, case studies and hands-on workshops
  • AICTE, approved Master’s program
  • All classes will have recorded videos and course materials will be available online
  • Course designed with an objective to enable career advancement
  • Weekend Classes
  • Add on certifications
  • Real life case based teaching methodology
  • Senior faculty from industry with global corporate exposure and accomplished full-time faculty
  • An emphasis on Leadership Development
  • An accelerated, interactive and a self-paced course
  • Rigorous, relevant, contemporary and progressive curriculum designed to meet the real time needs of industry
  • Peer-group interactions and an exposure to a diverse group of professionals
  • Enhanced career opportunities in the global workplace
  • 24 months; Part time; weekend classes
  • Extensive network of alumni-executives across diverse industry sectors
  • Assistance in career counselling, mapping and development
  • Capstone Project work

Programme benefits:

Gear up for a successful career transition without taking a break from your career. This programme provides a unique opportunity to develop in the following areas:

Quantitative techniques (Basics to Advanced)

A wide variety of Analytics technologies Qualitative research techniques and Design thinking approaches which help in identifying unique opportunity spaces and breakthrough solutions

Information design

An emphasis on Information design which helps transform data into very intuitive infographics and visual analytics solutions

A strong Business foundation

Offered in the form of foundation courses similar to other PGDM programs giving understanding of all functional areas of a Business as well as a range of specialisation and value added courses and verticals which provide deeper insights into specific horizontal and industry specific issues – all of which is so important for interpretation of data

Industry engagement

ISME is known for its International approach and wide industry engagement– this is through guest speakers, visiting faculty and real life project challenges




Acharya Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Road
Acharya PO, Soldevanahalli
Bangalore-560 107, India

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