Kristu Jayanti College, Bengaluru has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Skill Development Corporation (ISDC) and the Institute of Analytics to offer IoA Accredited B.Com, BBA & MBA Programmes. The MoUs was signed between Fr. Dr. Augustine George, Principal – Kristu Jayanti College, Mr. Shone Babu, Head of Partnerships, ISDC and Ms. Rosie Sweeney, Head of Memberships, IoA. ISDC has been working closely with large number Indian universities and autonomous colleges to address the skill gap across sectors and the partnership with Kristu Jayanti has been existing for 7 years.
The programmes accredited by Institute of Analytics (IoA) focuses on providing students with necessary skills and knowledge across various analytics related disciplines. During this course, students will learn to use analytic tools and techniques to navigate changing business environments. They will be imparted with knowledge of core courses embedded with specialized courses like Business Analytics, Spreadsheet Modelling, Marketing & HR Analytics, Supply-Chain Analytics, Data Visualization, R programming, Business Intelligence & Data Mining etc.
Institute of Analytics (IoA) is the Professional Body for Analytics & Data Science professionals in UK and International with more than 4500 members worldwide. IoA is a not-for-profit organisation that exists to promote greater awareness, understanding and innovation in Analytics & Data Science. IoA is fully supported in its mission by leading organisations in the sector and provides students with the opportunity to network with other professionals in the industry, to learn about career development opportunities, to share knowledge and expertise, to access Continuous Professional Development programmes and to carry the official designation of membership.
Speaking about the MoU, Fr. Dr. Augustine George, Principal of Kristu Jayanti College, said, “Career opportunities in data science and analytics have grown exponentially and there is a lot of scope in the market for data analytics professionals. It is our great pleasure to announce our recent partnership with ISDC, which will enable our students to pursue IoA Accredited data and analytics programme. In addition to enhancing their skills in business analytics according to global standards, students will gain exposure to international internships and placements”.
In a statement, Dr. Clare Walsh FIoA, Head of Education at IoA, said, “We have been working closely with ISDC to promote the data science and analytics program in Indian universities. I would like to congratulate both ISDC and Kristu Jayanti College, Bengaluru for their collaboration which is in the interest of students who will be able to pursue an exceptional career in Data Science and Analytics through our globally acclaimed programmes. We are looking forward to more such collaboration in Bengaluru in order to improve education and skills in Karnataka and to transform the state into a data-literate one.”
Tom Joseph, Executive Director -Strategy & Development at ISDC, commented about the MoU, “We have long been associated with Kristu Jayanti for various programmes since 2016. We are pleased to partner with them again to provide IoA -accredited business analytics programmes. The program will equip students and faculty in these fields with the skills necessary to compete internationally. This collaboration will provide students with the chance to develop their talents in the presence of renowned faculty and gain real-world experience in a rapidly developing industry. Furthermore, this helps them stand out in their domestic market.