IISc Launches Online Course in Computational Data Science for Students and Professionals in Partnership with TalentSprint

IISc faculty will conduct the online course in Computational Data Science for students and working professionals who are looking to reskill

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IIT Madras

IISc and TalentSprint announced the launch of an online course in Computational Data Science. The 10-month executive program aims at equipping current and aspiring data engineers, data analysts, data architects and data scientists with the knowledge in using data for real-world decision making. IISc faculty and experts from an interdisciplinary background will teach the 10 month-long live and interactive online classes and mentor participants to solve data science problems.


Dr. Sashikumaar Ganesan, chair of the department of computational and Data Sciences (CDS) at IISc and Program Dean, said: “CDS at IISc is a first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary department to focus on research at the intersection of computer science and data science. Over the last five years, our PhD and MTech programs have attracted the best students from around the world. We are very pleased to partner with TalentSprint and jointly offer this executive program to working professionals who wish to capitalize on the data science wave sweeping through the industry.”

What the IISc and TalentSprint Online in Course on Computational Data Science Will Cover

The course, aimed at industry professionals seeking advanced expertise in data sciences and business analytics as well as students from Bachelors (four years or equivalent) or Masters in Science, Engineering or Management will teach the following concepts:

  • Computational Data Science in Practice
  • Mathematics of Data Science
  • Data Engineering
  • Machine Learning
  • Neural Networks
  • Business Analytics

The Advanced Program in Computational Data Science is open for applications for the first cohort, which starts in January 2021. A total of 50 students will be taught in the first session. Those who wish to know more about the course are advised to visit the official website for more information.