Jigsaw academy along with University of Chicago hosted Graduation of the First Batch of Collaborative Program

Top Quote Jigsaw Academy hosted the graduation of the first batch of students from the Postgraduate Program in Data Science & Machine Learning (PGPDM). End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) April 29, 2018 - This past weekend, Jigsaw Academy, hosted the graduation of the first batch of students from the Postgraduate Program in Data Science & Machine Learning (PGPDM).

    The venue of the event was the Hilton embassy golf links, and in attendance were several dignitaries from the education space, as well as the analytics industry. Christopher Guymon, Interim Dean and Mary Morley Cohen, Associate Dean, were those visiting from the University of Chicago Graham School and conducted a live conference session with the students. Several enterprise leaders enlightened the target audience about the prevailing trends as well as well as the future of the Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence industry.

    Day one of the event went off with the students highlighting their Capstone Projects, which showcased their learnings and experience from the course, and how these have been put into real-world data projects. In accordance to this, some interesting sessions were conducted by members of the analytics fraternity. Himanshu Misra and Lekha Bhojan from The Math Company spoke about the current trends in the analytics space, how to efficiently tell a story with data and how to circulate data science results in the business context. This was followed by an enlightening talk by Dr. Madalasa Venkataraman, the Chief Data Scientist at TEG Analytics, who highlighted the power of AI (Artificial Intelligence), and how it could transform and improve the analytics industry.

    Day two of the event began with Johnson Pushpanathan, an industry veteran with more than 28 years of expertise, who walked the students through an interesting session that detailed the applications of Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning in the real world. The event’s sessions concluded with an address from Dr. Angshuman Ghosh, the Lead Data Scientist at Target. His lecture was highly informative and important to the students. He spoke about identifying the best career path in analytics, and how to go about finding the right job.

    The Postgraduate Program in Data Science and Machine Learning (PGPDM) is a highly specialized learning program for young professionals looking to make a career in Data Analytics. This program is a collaboration between the University of Chicago Graham School, Jigsaw Academy and corporate partner IBM. It is geared towards building a generation of elite technology professionals in India. The program offers intensive training in the areas of Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Data Visualization and Project Management, as well as counselling to students to help them find suitable jobs and take the next step in their career

    About the University of Chicago Graham School
    The Graham School is committed to rigorous and transformative education, providing strategic learning opportunities to individuals as well as to private, not-for-profit, and public sector organizations.

    • 3 professional master’s degree programs

    • 8 professional development programs

    • 127 years of tradition

    • 3,757 students

    • 1,049 graduate degrees conferred

    • 4,438 certificates awarded

    About Jigsaw Academy
    Jigsaw Academy is a global award-winning online analytics and Big Data training provider, headquartered in Bengaluru, India. Founded by the duo of Gaurav Vohra and Sarita Digumarti, Jigsaw Academy has helped over 45,000 students in 30+ countries build a successful career in analytics with their specialized industry-oriented courses.

    • Ranked no. 1 for analytics training in India by Analytics India Magazine
    • 45,000+ students trained in over 30+ countries

    • 400+ years of combined faculty experience
    • 450 leading employers of analytics professionals

    • Largest digital content library for analytics and Big Data in the world

    • 15,000+ hours of learning content viewed in a month

  • FB Icon Twitter Icon In-Icon
Contact Information
  • Gaurav Baidyasen
  • Jigsaw Academy
  • Jigsaw Academy No. 308, First Floor, 100ft Main Road, Indiranagar, 1st Stage, Bangalore-560038 Landm
  • 560038
  • Voice: 9663777883
  • Visit our Site