ePost Graduate Diploma in Advanced Business Analytics (ePGD-ABA)

IIM Ahmedabad

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Academic Year
2023- 2024
Course Duration
16 Months
Application End Date
October 30, 2022
Programme Start Date
To Be Announced
Hybrid Learning
(Live Online + Campus Immersion)

Programme Overview

With the deluge of digital data, data-driven decision-making has now become an integral part of every organization. The ePost Graduate Diploma in Advanced Business Analytics (ePGD-ABA) programme provides a rigorous framework for transforming the data into insights for effective business decision-making. It is designed to empower professionals to ask the right questions, address them with the analysis of the right kind of data, and finally drive the decisions with the insights gained from the analysis. It builds on IIMA’s legacy of exceptional academic rigor combined with a focus on application to the real world.

Programme Highlights

Certification of Completion in ePost Graduate Diploma in Advanced Business Analytics - IIMA


Prestigious Alumni Status of IIMA


Mentorship by IIMA faculty and industry experts


21 Days of Campus Immersion


Exposure to analytics tools and techniques

Admission Criteria

Eligibility & Selection

  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience (preferably in the domain of business analytics); the experience criterion may be waived for candidates with exceptional academic qualifications.
  • Bachelor’s degree holders with strong quantitative and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • A valid test score (GMAT/GRE/CAT/GATE or the ePGD-ABA qualifying-cum-aptitude test).

Syllabus Breakdown

  • Introduction to R & Python 
  • Basic Statistics and Probability 
  • Basic Linear Algebra
  • Business Analytics in the Real World, Problems and Data 
  • Probability and Statistics using R and Python 
  • Data Visualisation using Tableau 
  • Big Data Management
  • Regression Analysis 
  • Time Series Analysis 
  • Panel Data Analysis 
  • Categorical Data Analysis 
  • Bayesian Analysis 
  • Network Analysis 
  • Machine Learning with Big Data 
  • Textual Data Analytics 
  • Applied Causality and Experiments for Business 
  • Optimization Problems in Business 
  • Business Simulation 
  • Model Thinking
  • Nonlinear Optimisation
  • Ethics, Privacy, and Data Security 
  • Analytics Communication 
  • Driving Organisational Value with Analytics
  • Marketing Analytics 
  • People Analytics 
  • Finance Analytics 
  • Operations Analytics 
  • Strategy Analytics 
  • Public Policy Analytics
500+ Learning Hours
Hands-on Exercises and
Project Assignments
Case Studies
Self-learning, Role play
and Simulations

About IIM Ahmedabad

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad) is the world’s leading public business school established in 1961 and located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Over the 60 years of its existence, it has been acknowledged for its exemplary contributions to scholarship, practice and policy through its distinctive teaching, high-quality research, nurturing future leaders, supporting industry, government, social enterprise and creating a progressive impact on society.

Over the years, IIMA’s academically superior, market-driven, and socially impactful programmes, have earned a high reputation and acclaim globally. It became the first Indian institution to receive international accreditation from EQUIS.  The institute also is placed first in the Government of India’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), India Rankings 2022.

FT Executive Education Rankings Business Standard 2022

NIRF – Management Category 2022

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Programme Certification

Eligible participants will receive a certificate of completion in Strategic Management from IIM Ahmedabad at the end of the Programme, subject to fulfilment of attaining an overall 80% attendance.

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Fee Structure

Programme fee
Total Programme Fee
INR 12,00,000/-

(including all applicable taxes)

Note : There will be options for educational loans from leading banks both public and private for the programme.

Sponsored Candidates : IIMA welcomes sponsored candidates (individual or in groups) from organisations looking to groom their employees in the frontier areas of applied analytics. The Human Resource and Learnings & Development teams are encouraged to get in touch with the ePGD-ABA office for more details.

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Frequently Asked Questions
Will I be receiving an alumni status after the ePGD-ABA programme?

Yes, after the successful completion of the programme, all participants will get prestigious IIMA alumni status.

What is the duration of iima ePGD-ABA programme?

The ePGD-ABA is 16 months diploma programme by IIMA that aims to equip you with the knowledge and implementation of data, which can help to produce effective decision-making to scale the organisation.

What will be the delivery format of the ePGD-ABA Programme?

There will be a mix of online and on-campus classroom sessions. You can learn without a career break and pursue ePGD-ABA.

What is the fee for iima ePGD-ABA programme?

The ePGD-ABA programme fee is INR 12,00,000/- inclusive of all taxes.

What will be the class schedule for iima ePGD-ABA?

The ePGD-ABA programme lectures will be held on weekends or after business hours.

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