MBA Business Analytics with IBM

MBA Business Analytics with IBM

start date

01 Aug’ 2017

End date

31 Jul’ 2019


2 Years

Last date to apply

15 Aug’ 2017



The MBA Business Analytics programme at JGBS is co-designed by IBM. The objective of this programe is to prepare industries future business leaders who can think and understand the business process analytically and can provide end-to-end ecosystem of data analytics along with cognitive capabilities. The industry captains of tomorrow would require a comprehension of business management fundamentals along with critical capability of data-driven decisions to a real business challenge faced by industry.

The pedagogy of the programme emphasizes learning by doing and providing solutions of real time problems of industry rather than classroom instruction and rote-learning. In other words, the curriculum emphasizes that students grow and enrich themselves. In this pursuit, activities like live projects, field assignments and simulation games form an integral part of the programme. For complete development, extra-curricular activities such as debates and dramas are equally important. The vibrant campus life provides students with such options along with access to state of the art sporting facilities.


JGBS and IBM join hands to arm Business professionals with cutting edge Business Analytics skills. JGBS and IBM are collaborating on an academic initiative that will provide Business Analytics training to MBA students, helping them to develop the skills needed for become a future business leaders.

IBM has established the IBM Business Analytics Lab at the JGBS campus, where students learn industry relevant software and are trained on predictive, cognitive analytics using IBM SPSS and WATSON, Descriptive Analytics using IBM Cognos and Big Data & Analytics using IBM InfoSphere and BigInsight.

The minimum credits required for fulfilling the requirements of the degree is 62 credits. Compulsory credits for fulfilling the degree requirements are 38 credits. A minimum of 12 credits needs to be fulfilled for obtaining a major in a functional area. Maximum credits that may be transferred through the One-Semester Exchange or One-Year Exchange is 18 credits.