Data science programme for managers launched in Hyderabad

By Author  |  Business Bureau  |  Published: 27th Feb 2018  7:16 pmUpdated: 27th Feb 2018  7:47 pm

Hyderabad: TalentSprint, which offers skilling programmes, on Monday launched ‘Data Science for Managers’ programme in partnership with Praxis Business School.

Dr. Santanu Paul, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, TalentSprint, said, “We want to enable 100,000 working professionals gain expertise in technologies like data science, blockchain, finTech, AI and machine learning in five years. We are launching programmess in association with partners. Our newest programme – Data Science for Managers – is with Praxis, a B-school known for its data science and analytics expertise. Our FinTech and Blockchain programme is with Ripple, PayPal, Paytm Payments Bank, ICICI Bank, Indian Angel Network.”

According to a forecast by PWC, 2.7 million new data science and analytical jobs will be created by 2020, he said adding that this is a universal skillset required across all industries, not just IT.

Charanpreet Singh, Co-founder and Director, Praxis Business School Foundation said: “All managers need to be data fluent.”

The Data Science for Managers programme, ideal for practicing managers with at least five years experience across all sectors, will start from March 2018. It will be a 18-week programme that will be held on Saturdays. It will be initially offered in Hyderabad. This will include three workshops also. The course fee is Rs 2,00,000.