Upcoming Analytics Courses

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We are happy to announce the launch of 3 new courses for Jigsaw Academy.

Retail Analytics with SAS, Knowledgestudio and Excel

Program Start Date: 15th Oct

Objective: This course will provide an understanding of the retail industry and how it works, the data structure within retail, opportunities and challenges in retail. The course will also cover the various analytic techniques that are widely used in this domain such as market basket analysis, customer segmentation, store segmentation etc. For more details about the course, click here.

Pre-requisites: Participants need to have a good understanding of the data manipulation and data exploration methodology. They should also have an understanding of some of the widely used analytic techniques like regression and clustering. Participants should have a good knowledge of SAS

Who should attend this course: If you are an analyst seeking to enhance your skills by

  • Developing an understanding of the retail domain
  • Learning the various analytic techniques widely used in retail

Tools used: Knowledgestudio, WPS, SAS language, Excel

Program Details

Program Duration: 3 weeks, 20 hours;    Class Room Sessions: 10 hours

Lab Sessions: 10 hours;   Location: Virtual classroom;   Program Fee: Rs. 10000

October Program

Program Start Date: 15th Oct 2011;    Class Timing: Saturday 2 pm to 4 pm, Sunday 2 pm to 4 pm

For more details about the course, click here.

Analytics with R

Program Start Date: 4th Oct

Objective: This course is designed to provide a basic introduction to R, and its use in exploring and analyzing data. We will cover the different R installations and interfaces. We will cover regression analysis in R using case studies. For more details about the course, click here.

Pre-requisites: Participants need to have a good understanding of the data manipulation and data exploration methodology. They should also have an understanding of regression analysis.

Who should attend?:If you are an analyst seeking to

  • build skills on R, the most popular open source analytic tool in the world
  • Analyze large data sets and do not have access to proprietary tools like SAS, Knowledgestudio, KXEN etc.

Tools use: R, Excel

Program Duration: 3 weeks, 20 hours;    Class Room Sessions: 10 hours;

Lab Sessions: 10 hours;   Location: Virtual classroom;   Program Fee: Rs. 10000

October Course

Program Start Date: 4th Oct 2011;    Class Timing: Tuesday and Thursday, 7 pm to 9 pm

For more details about the course, click here.

Financial Services Analytics using SAS, Knowledgestudio and Excel

Program Start Date: 5th Nov

Objective: This course provides an understanding of the financial services domain with emphasis on the data structure and availability. The course will also cover the various analytic techniques that are widely used in this domain. For more details about the course, click here.

Pre-requisites: Participants need to have a good understanding of the data manipulation and data exploration methodology. They should also have an understanding of some of the widely used analytic techniques like regression. Participants should have a good knowledge of SAS

Who should attend this course?: If you are an analyst seeking to enhance your skills by

–    Developing an understanding of the financial services domain

–    Learning the various analytic techniques widely used in financial services

Tools used

Knowledgestudio, WPS, SAS language, Excel

Program Details

Program Duration: 3 weeks, 20 hours;    Class Room Sessions: 10 hours;

Lab Sessions: 10 hours;   Location: Virtual classroom;    Program Fee: Rs. 10000

November Program

Program Start Date: 5th Nov 2011;    Class Timing: Saturday 2 pm to 4 pm, Sunday 2 pm to 4 pm

For more details about the course, click here.