PGDM – Business Analytics

AICTE Approved PGDM in Business Analytics Course in Kolkata

One of the most sought after Business Analytics PG courses in India, Globsyn Business School’s AICTE approved Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Business Analytics (PGDM – Business Analytics) curriculum provides in-depth knowledge of analytical concepts, techniques, and their applications in improving business decisions. The objective of the programme from GBS – leading MBA colleges in Kolkata – is to facilitate in-depth exposure to the students regarding methodologies and practices of Business Analytics and to prepare them for the emerging needs of industry in the various functional domains.

In today’s corporate world data driven decision making is the most sought-after industry skill. The PGDM – Business Analytics programme will focus on honing your understanding of key concepts, your managerial judgment, and your ability to apply course concepts to real business problems. Based on Globsyn’s triad of Innovation, Research and Technology, this extremely enriched PGDM course in Kolkata is intended to help students gain skills to excel in the fast paced business world by learning how to leverage data and analytics to make better business decisions.

Geared to help students keep pace with changing market dynamics and make better strategic business decisions informed by real metrics and insights, this programme is amplified with the finest business analyst training, ready access to up-to-date, high-quality data and analysis, which will shape them into ‘industry relevant managers’ of the global knowledge economy.

Duration: 2 years Full Time Programme.

PGDM in business analytics

Program Educational Objectives

  • To provide graduates with a comprehensive knowledge of business analytics and its application in the diverse contexts of business
  • To produce management graduates who can solve business problems in real-world situations by applying analytical skills to make effective decisions
  • To produce responsible managers who have high regard for personal and organizational integrity in pursuit of sustainable development
  • To enable graduates to demonstrate critical thinking, creativity, and innovation to emerge as business leaders and entrepreneurs in the analytical domain
  • To equip students with effective communication skills, team spirit, and social values to meet the diversified needs of the industry


Foundation ProgrammeCoverage: Academic Sessions, Non-Academic Sessions, Corporate Connects, Employability Enhancement Sessions, Basic English, Basic Maths
Mode: Blended Mode – Online and Face to Face
Core CoursesCoverage: Python, R, Data Management, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Cyber Security, Economics, Quantitative Techniques, Operations, Business Research Methods, Finance, Marketing, HR, etc.
Mode: Mixed Mode – Lectures supplemented by Online Learning, Live on-site projects, Experiential Learning and Case Studies
Schools of ExcellenceSpecialization I: Business Analytics
Specialization II: Finance/Marketing/HR/Operations Management
Mode: Mixed Mode – Lectures supplemented by Online Learning and Case Studies


Semester I

Sl. No.Courses
1Financial & Management Accounting
2Managerial Economics
3Quantitative Methods - I (Applied Statistics)
4Organisation Behaviour and Human Resource Management
5Marketing Management
6Business Communication
7Excel for Business
8Programming with R
9Programming with Python
10RDBMS and Datawarehouse
11Professional Skills Development - I
12Basic English - I
13Basic Maths - I
Semester II

Sl. No.Courses
1Financial Management and Corporate Finance
2Quantitative Methods - II (Operations Research)
3Global Business Strategy
4Operations Management
5Spreadsheet Modelling with Excel
6Machine Learning - I
7Big Data Management
8Market Research
9MIS and ERP
10Data Visualisation
11Cloud Technology
12Digital Transformation and Strategy
13Professional Skills Development - II
14Basic English - II
15Basic Maths - II
Summer Internship Program

Semester III

Sl. No.Courses
1Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning
2Natural Language Processing (NLP)
3Machine Learning - II
4Data Engineering
5Cybersecurity and Cyberlaw
6Professional Skills Development - III
7Basic English - III
8Basic Maths - III
9Electives from School of Business Analytics (Major)
10Electives from School of Management (Minor)
Semester IV

Sl. No.Courses
1Business Ethics & Corporate Governance
2Data Governance and Data Ethics
3Blockchain and Industry 4.0
4Agile Project Management for Analytics
5Electives from School of Business Analytics (Major)
6Electives from School of Management (Minor)
Two Credits is allotted to Beyond Education Activities, which is spread across all four semesters.

Schools of Excellence

  • School of Business Analytics Excellence
  • Schools of Management Excellence (Finance/Marketing/HR/Operations Management)

Please be aware of AICTE’s eligibility criteria, admission policy and refund policy from the AICTE website, before applying for the PGDM – Business Analytics programme of Globsyn Business School.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Qualification for PGDM - Business Analytics course at GBS:
• 10th, 12th, and Graduation – 50% and above

Globsyn Business School accepts students with minimum 50% Cut-off (Percentile) in the entrance exams (CAT/MAT/CMAT/XAT/ATMA).

To apply for the PGDM - Business Analytics programme in Globsyn Business School, candidates must fill in the application form, mentioned below:

Admission to the PGDM - Business Analytics programme at Globsyn Business School is based on the scores achieved in CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA followed by Globsyn Admission Test (GAT), Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI).

Candidates who are in their final year of a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent may apply, as long as they can provide evidence of meeting the minimum eligibility requirements, latest by September 30, 2024. Failure to meet this requirement may result in the rejection of their application from the Program.

Globsyn Business School’s Corporate Relationship Program (CRP) team have always been arranging for Summer Internship Program (SIP) opportunities for the students.

The 8 – 10 weeks SIP opportunity is extended to all first-year students of the B-School, which allows them to contribute their knowledge, and enhance their cognitive and interpersonal skills, whilst providing the young minds with a first-hand exposure at working with various national and multinational business houses across various sectors in the global corporate world.

The image below lists the major recruiting companies who have been hiring students, over the years, during the Final Placement.

Globsyn Business School has a sprawling state of the art eight-acre campus located amidst a lush green landscape in the outskirts of Kolkata, which is well equipped with state-of-the-art modern facilities like Globsyn Student Home. Living in the Globsyn Student Home or hostel is an excellent way to kick start a student’s 2-year management journey at the B-School.

Globsyn Business School assists students who require hostel facilities in the vicinity of the Campus, with twin sharing rooms and all basic amenities.

Globsyn Business School believes in acknowledging excellence achieved by meritorious students in academic and extra-curricular pursuits and recognizing talent from a holistic point of view.

As a part of this ongoing initiative, the B-School offers various scholarships to its students in the form of National Scholarship Program (NSP), which recognizes merit from a broader perspective to include those who have excelled in non-academic areas. NSP provides two types of scholarships viz. ‘Kalyani Scholarships’ meant for students from economically disadvantaged background, and ‘Outstanding Achievers Scholarships’ designed for students achieving recognition or excellence in sports or culture/arts areas.

Globsyn Business School is committed to not only recognize the excellence achieved by its students, but also provide support and opportunities in their pursuit of various post graduate programmes.

As a part of this initiative students of GBS, over the years, have availed financial aid from these intuitions: State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Central Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Bank of India, HDFC Bank, Union Bank of India, UCO Bank, Indian Bank, Canara Bank, West Bengal Student Credit Card Scheme, HDFC Credila, amongst others.