Business Analytics training

Business Analytics training

Business Analytics training is designed to equip professionals from various backgrounds such as statistics, marketing, finance, IT etc

Business Analytics training is designed to equip professionals from various backgrounds

In this age of information, organisations are increasingly trying to gain insights from volumes of structured and unstructured data to identify new market opportunities for their products and services. Business analytics is at the core of decision making which can give organisations an edge over the competition. This has created significant opportunities for professionals in the field of analytics.

Business Analytics training using R

KPMG in India’s ‘Business Analytics training using R’ is a five-day instructor led practical course designed to equip professionals from various backgrounds such as statistics, marketing, finance, economics, IT, analytics, marketing research, etc. with the fundamentals of analytics.

The course aims to enhance the skills of participants in understanding, interpretation and analysis of data using statistical, analytical and probabilistic techniques. The course covers some of the common machine learning techniques. Scenarios and hands-on analysis of data from various industries including Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Sales and Software Services are part of this course. Business Analytics training using R’ covers techniques for performing process performance models, baselines, simulation, variability analysis, statistical analysis required by models such as CMMI®, PCMM®, Six Sigma, etc. 

Learner-centric approach: Our training modules are designed and graded in such a way to help the trainee absorb the contents with interest and ease. Any aspect that may appear complex is broken into simple concepts which are easily comprehensible and applicable. We try to maintain a 1:12 ratio between instructors and trainees. The instructors are master trainers who motivate the learners for purposeful and fruitful learning. The training approaches are frequently refined to cater to the learner requirements. The trainees are given opportunities to solve problems, discuss, ask questions, analyse data and generate hypothesis. A lot of research has gone through to evolve the matter and manner of imparting and sharing the modules to facilitate a sound grasp of concepts.

Business Analytics training using R: Topics

Topics covered

  1. Understanding Business Analytics
    • Importance of data in business
    • Framework of business analytics
    • Data-driven decision making
  2. Understanding R in detail
    • Basics of R
    • Introduction to R libraries
    • Data structures and data types in R
    • Operators, control structures and functions in R
    • Programming in R
  3. Data preprocessing and cleaning
    • Data inspection and anomaly detection
    • Data manipulation
    • Preparing tidy data
  4. Data visualisation
    • Charts and exploratory graphs
    • Relationship plots
  5. Supervised learning
    • Classification techniques – decision tree and random forest
    • Regression – Simple, multiple and logistic regression
    • Time series Analysis –ARIMA and seasonal ARIMA Modelling
  6. Unsupervised learning
    • Clustering techniques – K means clustering, hierarchical clustering
    • Association Rule Learning - Apriori
  7. Text analytics
    • Sentiment analysis
    • Network and Social media analysis.

Scenarios covered in the training:

  • Modelling customer segmentation
  • Customer sentiment analysis
  • Credit risk modelling
  • Social network analysis
  • Social media analysis
  • Process and predictive modelling
  • Capability baselines
  • Attrition analysis
  • Market basket analysis and others.

Training locations: Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chennai

Training Calendar

Month Date Location
July 2017 12 - 16 Bengaluru
19 - 23 Mumbai
August 2017 7 - 11 Bengaluru
30 - 3 Delhi (Gurgaon)
September 2017 6 - 10 Bengaluru
13 - 17 Pune
20 - 24 Hyderabad
October 2017 4 - 8 Bengaluru
11 - 15 Mumbai
25 - 29 Chennai
November 2017 8 - 12 Bengaluru
15 - 19 Delhi (Gurgaon)
22 - 26 Pune
December 2017 6 - 10 Hyderabad
13 - 17 Bengaluru
January 2018 3 - 7 Bengaluru
10 - 14 Kolkata
17 - 21 Mumbai
February 2018 7 - 11 Bengaluru
14 - 18 Chennai
21 - 25 Delhi (Nodia)
March 2018 7 - 11 Bengaluru
14 - 18 Hyderabad
21 - 25 Pune

For registration and enquiry, please write to

Cell: +91 9061342432 (Raynette Furtado)

Feedback from participants :

“Thanks for providing such a detailed course for R. Training was really good and well structured. One could not have asked for more in the five day course. Trainers were really good and very narrative in their approach” – Ashwani Gupta

“Trainer had very good clarity on the subject. Explained using numerous examples, shared lot of insights” – Akanksha Kumari

“The workshop has been very enriching and informative covering all the important aspects of business analytics from an industry perspective. I have greatly benefitted from this course and would strongly recommend it to everyone” - Srinivas Borgaonkar

The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the participants and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of KPMG in India.

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