Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, a leading B School in the country in collaboration with Stuart School of Business, IIT Chicago, USA launched an International MBA program in Business Analytics at Great Lakes city campus today. Dr Bala V Balachandran, Founder, Dean & Chairman, Great Lakes Institute of Management and Dr John F.O. Bilson, Dean, Stuart School of Business, IIT Chicago announced the collaboration and launched the program in the presence of students, faculty members and prospective MBA candidates who were in for ‘Meet The Dean’ info seminar.

Announcing the launch, Dr Bala V Balachandran, Founder, Dean & Chairman, Great Lakes Institute of Management, said, “As we embark on yet another landmark collaboration to offer an academically elegant and affordably relevant course in the most happening discipline in the world, that is Business Analytics, it is with great conviction and commitment, we (Great Lakes) and Stuart School of Business have come together again.”

Curriculum at Great Lakes has always been designed to answer the raising questions from the industry for especially those who can challenge business practices and innovate new methods for progression in times like AIMLA (Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Analytics). This calls for continuous learning and upskilling to keep oneself relevant and ready, and hence, we have put together this fantastic course that will not only push the boundaries of business practice but also help become a transformational business leaders with analytical needs, added Dr. Bala.

Dr. John F O Bilson, Dean, Stuart School of Business, IIT Chicago said, “Today’s executives need new capabilities and disruptive thinking in order to succeed in the age of analytics. We are excited to join with Great Lakes and design this MBA in Business Analytics program to train the next generation of management professionals who need to thrive in a world of analytical – driven competition. This program will be life-changing, transformative educational experience that will prepare one for the challenges of next economy.”

The MBA in Business Analytics is a 12 month program, offered by Great Lakes Institute of Management in collaboration with Stuart School of Business at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago and Great Lakes, Chennai. It is a comprehensive program that covers the latest analytics tools and techniques along with their business applications. The topics would be covered in a practical and hand-on manner with real world case studies to enable participants to succeed in business roles using data analytics.

 

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