Upskill to Succeed: Meet The First Batch of Postgraduate Program In Data Science & Machine Learning
The Postgraduate Program in Data Science and Machine Learning (PGPDM) is one of the most premier online courses in India, offering students the best of Analytics and Machine Learning courses. The one-of-a-kind course is offered by Jigsaw Academy in collaboration with the University of Chicago Graham School. With its premium course content developed by lecturers from the University of Chicago, data science experts and industry veterans from India and abroad, the course trains people to work on a range of analytics tools, advanced machine learning techniques, Big Data, project management, data visualization, and inculcate managerial skills to seamlessly bring in analytics into helping solve real-life business problems.
The program has fetched a massive recognition among aspiring data scientists in India, thanks to the globally recognized certificate they would receive from the University of Chicago Graham School. Mostly from IT backgrounds, applicants to the PGPDM program were those who understood the importance of analytics and decided to upskill to it. The first batch of the PGPDM program also saw aspirants from diverse other backgrounds, who wanted to switch domains in their careers and realized analytics as the most practical choice.
We had aspirants with over 11 years of experience in their domains to subject-matter experts in the batch, intending to switch to data science with the PGPDM program.
Here are some interesting student profiles from this year:
Sanjeev Nadkarni: He is a senior SAP SCM Functional Consultant with over 11 years of experience in implementation, upgrade, support projects with Fortune 500 clients. He has a rock solid experience of over a decade in the domain of supply-chain functions. He is in the US for the last six years on on-site in a client-facing role.
John Varghese: With a total IT experience of over 11 years, John Varghese is an SQL subject-matter expert. Having worked with some of the biggest tech companies like Tech Mahindra, Infosys and Accenture, he now works at IBM. From general networking skills and troubleshooting to SQL server database administration, his career has seen diverse project skills.
Amit Gurung: Amit has over 3.5 years of experience in automation testing and over 11 years of experience as a software quality assurance engineer. With an MS in computer science from Manipal University, Amit started his career with Q3 Technologies, Inc. He has worked with market players like Invensys Development Centre and Cognizant Technology Solutions and currently works at Schneider Electric in Bangalore. He has skills in testing and automation tools to programming languages and industrial automation.