IIMA Invites Applications for its e-Post Graduate Diploma
Programme in Advanced Business Analytics


The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), a global premier management Institute, is inviting applications for the fourth batch of its e-Post Graduate Diplomain Advanced Business Analytics (e-PGD ABA), which is a 16-month programme in Applied Analytics for working professionals.

Data analytics application in management practice and the growing need for data driven decision
making has become an important aspect of every business today. This has resulted in an acute
demand for skilled analytics professionals who can deliver state-of-the-art solutions to business
problems. The e-PGD ABA programme is designed specifically to cater to this demand and is
inviting applications from professionals who would like to learn Applied Analytics without taking a
break from their work. Interested candidates can apply for admission to the programme from
August 1, 2022. The application form can be downloaded from https://epgd-

Meant to accommodate the hectic schedules of working professionals, the programme offers a
carefully balanced mix of online and on-campus experiential modules. The objective of the
programme is to help candidates learn and internalize strong conceptual foundations of Applied
Analytics through rigorous coursework, peer to peer learning and capstone projects.
Candidates who have a minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience (preferably in business
analytics), hold a bachelor’s degree, have strong quantitative and analytical problem-solving skills
and a valid test score in GMAT/GRE/CAT/GATE or the ePGD-ABA qualifying-cum-aptitude
test can apply for the programme.


Professor Sachin Jayaswal, Chairperson, ePGD-ABA said, “With the first two batches of the
programme, we have seen professionals transform their career paths, also transitioning into data
analysis roles despite being from non-analytics backgrounds. Our programme looks at application
of Analytics across functions including Marketing, HR, Finance, Operations and Public Policy and
hence is apt for professionals from different areas. ePGD-ABA builds on IIMA’s legacy of
exceptional academic rigor combined with focus on application to the real world.”

The programme offers a meticulously designed coursework that caters to the current market
requirements and touches upon all functional domains of business management and public policy.
The efficacy of the programme is ensured through faculty members who bring into the classroom,
insights and knowledge that are based on cutting-edge research and consulting projects with
industry partners. To add to this, the coursework is packed with guest sessions from industry
experts and thought leaders from academia, which ensures that participants are industry-ready at
the end of the programme.

The ePGD-ABA programme offers courses on tools and techniques for data visualization,
modelling and analysis of data, machine learning algorithms, , and finally, the domain specific
applications of data analytics across functions.


Important Dates

Events Round-1 Round-2
Application Opens August 1, 2022 November 7, 2022
Application Deadline October 30, 2022 January 15, 2023
Entrance Exam November 6, 2022 January 22, 2023
Personal Interviews November 12-13, 2022 February 4-5, 2023
Selection Announcement November 21, 2022 February 20, 2023
For more information, please visit: https://www.iima.ac.in/web/epgd-aba/apply/

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