IBM inaugurates Business Analytics Lab at ASB Coimbatore
IBM Business Analytics Lab was inaugurated by Mr. Kaushik Bhaskar, Vice President, India Software Labs IBM India and Dr. P. Venkat Rangan, Vice Chancellor, Amrita University at the Amrita School of Business (ASB) Coimbatore.
In this Lab, under the Career Education program, IBM is providing relevant software and training using various industry cases to the faculty members and MBA students of ASB. The objective is to enable future business managers with the requisite skillsets to succeed in any business, industry or function they choose to be in.
Commenting on the collaboration with ASB Coimbatore, Mr. Kaushik Bhaskar said, “This new generation of business managers equipped with best in-class analytical skills would bring greater value to this industry. Students would also be work on cases that emanate from real-world business scenarios to gain the best of experiential learning.”
Dr. Raghu Raman, Chairman, ASB said “With this new business analytics lab, we are very focused on building both Quantitative and Analytical skills as a core competency in every MBA student. This is exactly what the businesses today are looking for in our students.”
Post the completion of the faculty development programs, the distinguished faculty members will train MBA students on Big Data and Descriptive Analytics to start with and soon proceed to topics on Predictive Analytics.