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  /  Latest News   /  IIM Calcutta & Eruditus Roll Out Business Analytics Programme for Senior Management
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IIM Calcutta & Eruditus Roll Out Business Analytics Programme for Senior Management

Mumbai, January 21, 2022: IIM Calcutta, one of the leading Business Schools in India, has announced the launch of the next batch of its 9-month Senior Management Programme in Business Analytics (SMPBA) with Eruditus, the global leader in making high-quality education accessible and affordable to individuals, companies, and governments worldwide.  

The intensive, multi-modular programme is ideal for mid to senior level executives who want to leverage data analytics to make business decisions and for people who want to skill in the new and emerging technologies and techniques in the field of analytics. The programme would also help professionals gain a competitive edge by formulating effective data-backed business decisions. 

The use of data driven intelligence has gained pace in recent times and has emerged as the game changer. Analytics can help in making informed business decisions by bringing agility to business. The programme includes three on-campus immersions. The curriculum comprises live interactive online sessions, real-world case studies, group discussions, simulations and guest speakers from leading industry experts.  

Commenting on the collaboration, Mohan Kannegal, CEO, India and APAC, Eruditus, said, “Business Analytics is a unique blend of technology and business. A larger part of corporate structure today is data driven and it is quintessential to be acquainted with analytics to ensure better decision-making skills in real time. At Eruditus, we strive to make high-quality education accessible and affordable to all and aligned with this mission, we are proud to bring the most prestigious B-School in India to bridge the skill gap in the fast-paced data driven analytical world.” 

Prof. Peeyush Mehta of IIM Calcutta, said, “Majority of organizations have adopted analytical capabilities in the last 5 years to stay relevant in today’s business environment. Business Analytics is being widely used by organizations to take proactive business decisions and predict the future decisions by leveraging data analytics tools.” 

Prof. Saibal Chattopadhyay of IIM Calcutta further adds, “The course curriculum is designed to align the thought process of professionals who can take effective business decisions. The program will provide a wider approach to solve business issues, thereby enhancing the ability to tackle any issues. This collaboration would also help reach a wider group of senior professionals who want to upgrade themselves with the changing business needs.” 

THE SMPBA programme combines strategic aspects of Business Analytics with relevant technology-oriented aspects. All the enrolled executives, on successful completion of the program, would be eligible for the prestigious IIM Calcutta Executive Education Alumni status. Applications are open for the cohort beginning March 30, 2022. 


 About Eruditus:  

Eruditus Executive Education offers customised and open programmes in India, Singapore, Dubai and other global locations in collaboration with MIT Sloan, Columbia Business School, INSEAD, Harvard Business School (HBS), Kellogg Executive Education, Berkeley Executive Education, Wharton Executive Education, IIM Lucknow Executive Education, IIM Calcutta Executive Education and Emeritus. Our world-class executive education programmes, supported by eminent programme experts, provide an immersive learning experience integrated with actionable insights and practical business applications. The meticulously curated programmes are delivered in a different range of formats; in-class, online, as well as blended programmes. Our extensive portfolio also includes short 2-4 day in-class workshops, online courses of 2-3 months duration as well as comprehensive learning journeys that run over 6-9 months, customised to an organisation’s requirement. The Eruditus Group has more than 1,400 employees globally and offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Shanghai, Singapore, Palo Alto, Mexico City, New York, Boston, London, and Dubai. Following its $650 million Series E funding round in August 2021, the company is valued at $3.2 billion, and is backed by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Leeds Illuminate, Prosus Ventures, Sequoia Capital India, Bertelsmann, Accel and SoftBank Vision Fund 2. Learn more at 


About IIM Calcutta:  

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta was established as the first national institute for Post-Graduate studies and Research in Management by the Government of India in November 1961 in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, The Ford Foundation and Indian industry. During its initial years, several prominent faculty formed part of its nucleus, including Jagdish Sheth, J. K. Sengupta, among others. Over the years, IIM Calcutta has grown into a mature institution with a global reputation, imparting high quality management education. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalising Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level programs, Executive Training Programs, Research and Consulting Activities.