IIM Calcutta’s PGDBA course was recently ranked as the 14th best course in ‘Business Analytics’ while participating in QS 2019 for Masters in Business Analytics in the world. The course was introduced in 2015 and is available in three institutions namely, IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur and ISI Kolkata.
“We are thrilled that this course has been selected as the 14th best Post Graduate course in Business Analytics, especially since it was recently started in 2015. We are happy to have this achievement,” said Professor Prashant Mishra, Head of New Initiatives and External Relations.
There were 75 Masters courses from over 17 different countries that participated in the QS 2019 world ranking for Masters in Business Analytics.
The global average for employability on taking these courses was stated as 49.8. IIM Calcutta’s PGDBA course had a proud score of 82.5. The Dean states that “PGDBA is a tri-institutional course. The main advantage lies in the fact that those who take up the course get to experience the best out of three institutions namely, IIM Calcutta, IIT Kharagpur and ISI Kolkata”.
The PGDBA course is designed for students who are interested in understanding business-related problems and have a knack for mathematics. It is best suited for those who have an analytical mindset. The Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDMA) is a two-year full time programme that aims to bring out cutting edge business analytics professionals who want to be employed by leading firms in India and abroad.
IIM Calcutta was the only business school to have been ranked in the QS 2019 World ranking. Other countries which received most of the ranks were United States, United Kingdom, Spain, France and Australia.