XLRI | EDP in Data Science with Python, R and Excel

Enhance business performance with data driven insights

Course Snapshot
  • FeeINR 80,000 + GST
  • Work Experience0 - 30 Years
  • Duration7 Months
  • Delivery MethodOnline
Course Detail

About XLRI Jamshedpur

XLRI is one of India's leading management school based in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. Established in 1949 as the Xavier Labor Relations Institute, by Fr. Quinn Enright, XLRI is acknowledged as India’s oldest business management school.

Program Overview

Businesses today are trying to engage with data science in one form or another. Unfortunately, only a few have been able to even grasp the idea of what constitutes data science, let alone implement it usefully and profitably. This online data science course introduces its participants to the world of data science. The objective is to strip away all the distractions around data science – codes, tools, etc., and teach the techniques using practical cases that can be understood and appreciated by someone with an elementary knowledge of mathematics. This course uses hands-on approach to data science where participants get to work with data sets to generate insights for businesses.

Program Features

- Get certified from XLRI
- Learn Python, R and Excel hands-on
- Work with data sets & generate business insights
- Gain practical knowledge of tools
- Learn from the top faculty of XLRI
- Competency in decoding the art of data science

Who should attend

- Managers & Leaders who are responsible to manage large data analytics/data base projects and who wish to excel in this domain.
- Young professionals who have basic knowledge of Business Analytics and now wish to learn technologies that can help generate useful insights from data.
- Executives with analytical aptitude who want to learn Data Analytics through hands-on practice on popular tools.
- Individuals who aspire to switch to or embark on a career in Business Analytics or Data Science.

Course Schedule

- Duration: 7 Months
- Start Date: 2nd Nov 19
- Schedule: 3 hours every Ssaturday from 07:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. IST

Desired Candidate Profile


- For Indian Participants : Graduates (10+2+3) or Diploma Holders (only 10+2+3) from a recognized university (UGC/AICTE/DEC/AIU/State Government) in any discipline.0
- For International Participants : Graduation or equivalent degree from any recognized University or Institution in their respective country.
- Proficiency in English, spoken & written is mandatory.


- Mathematics as a subject up to Class XII.
- Familiarity with Python and R is desirable but not mandatory.
- Knowledge of basic programming concepts will be beneficial.
- This course is entirely hands-on and so it is recommended, though not a necessity that students have two devices – one to follow the lecture, and the other for hands-on practice on Python and R (laptop/desktop).

Course Modules

- Introduction to Python
- Introduction to R
- Introduction to Excel
- Data Wrangling in Python and R
- Introduction to Statistics
- Market Basket Analysis
- Customer Segmentation: Cluster Analysis
- Predicting Employee Churn
- Data Visualization
- Classification Techniques
- Regression
- Forecasting