The technological developments have led to digitising everything around us, producing unlimited data. The cardinal need of the current scenario is to derive insights from all of the data being generated by interactions among people and between people and machines.

The Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIML), in collaboration with Eruditus Executive Education, has designed a cutting-edge Executive Programme in Data Science to equip participants with an understanding of tools and techniques used for handling, managing, analysing and interpreting data.

The Executive Programme in Data Science is an intensive, 9-month, multi-modular, programme with a blend of live online classes and campus immersion sessions with renowned faculty at IIM Lucknow. The programme also builds a solid foundation of the concepts of machine learning. The learning journey also includes real-world case discussions. Prior knowledge of programming is not required, though mathematical aptitude will be helpful.


  • On successful completion of the programme, participants receive MDP Alumni status of the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow.
  • An in-depth understanding of data structure and data analysis.
  • The managerial understanding of the tools & techniques used in Data-Science and Machine Learning.
  • The skills to make data-driven, real-time, day-to-day organisational decisions.
  • Have an understanding of the concepts of statistics required to make strategic and effective business decisions.
  • Skills to implement machine learning algorithms.
  • Skills and knowledge required to manage data science and analytics teams at your organisation.


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    Coming Soon


    9 Months
    (Live - Online Classes & Campus Immersion Sessions at IIM Lucknow)


    INR 2,15,000 + GST

Who is this Programme For

  • Graduate with a minimum of 1 year of work experience.
  • Should be familiar with high-school maths and should have a mathematical orientation.
  • Should be willing to learn some programming.

Programme Modules & Faculty


  • Descriptive Analytics – Exploratory Data Analysis (using R/Python)
  • Statistical Inference
  • Tools & Data Management (Intro to Excel, R/Python, SQL)
  • Data Inspection and Pre-Processing Techniques (using R/Python)
  • Descriptive Analytics – Data Visualization (using Tableau or Python or R)

Predictive Analytics

    • Regression (Linear/Non-Linear/Logistic)
    • Classification
    • Time Series analysis
    • Text Analytics
    • Social Network Analysis
    • Clustering

Prescriptive Analytics

  • Simulation (using Excel)
  • Optimisation (using Excel)
  • Big Data & Big Data Technologies
  • Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Programme Curators

Dr. Gaurav Garg
Dr. Gaurav Garg

Associate Professor

Decision Sciences

Dr. Gaurav Garg has a Ph.D., M.Phil, and M.Sc in Statistics. He teaches Quantitative Analysis for Management, Business Statistics and Advanced Data Analysis in the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow. His research interests include Linear Models, Measurement Error Models, and Restricted Regression.

 Dr. Vivek Gupta
Dr. Vivek Gupta

Assistant Professor

Information Technology and Systems

Dr. Vivek Gupta has completed his PhD in Management from ATKU, Lucknow. He has also completed his M.Tech from IIT Delhi and B.Tech from NIT Warangal. Dr. Vivek Gupta has served corporate (OMC Computers Ltd, HCL Technologies Ltd., Ericsson HP India Ltd.) and Government (All India Radio, New Delhi through UPSC’s Engg. Services Exam) sector for about 14 years in various capacities at senior/ middle management levels, before joining IIM Lucknow in May 2001.

He is with the I.T. & Systems Group at IIM Lucknow and is involved in teaching/ research activities. His areas of interest in teaching and research include managing networking environment, IS/IT usage, applications, and outsourcing in organization, network security and managing various IT related information systems and data analysis.

Programme Fee

Dates Length Location Tuition Fees
Coming Soon 9 Months Live - Online Classes & Campus Immersion Sessions at IIM Lucknow INR 2,15,000 + GST
Deadline Application Fee
Round 1 Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 INR 2,500 + GST
Round 2 Tuesday, Dec 24, 2019 INR 3,000 + GST
Round 3 Thursday, Jan 30, 2020 INR 3,500 + GST
Remarks Instalment Amount
Booking Amount Within 7 days of selection INR 20,000 + GST
Instalment 1 Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 INR 55,000 + GST
Instalment 2 Friday, Apr 10, 2020 INR 70,000 + GST
Instalment 3 Wednesday, Jun 10, 2020 INR 70,000 + GST

Student Loan Details

Loan Amount Available Tenure (months) EMI
INR 2,53,700 42 INR 7,898


  • The above EMI’s are indicative. The EMI’s offered by each of the loan providers might vary from the above figures, depending upon tenure and loan amount to be disbursed.
  • Other EMI tenures available (Months):
    Propelld: 6/12/18/24/30/36/42/48
    Eduvanz: 12/24/36/48

Please visit Students Loans and Financing for details on how to avail a student loan.


This programme includes live online classes. To attend a live online class you will need to have a PC/Laptop/Mac with

  • Speakers and microphone: built-in or a USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • Webcam: built-in or USB plug-in
  • Processor: with Dual Core 2Ghz or higher (i3/i5/i7 or AMD equivalent)
  • RAM: 4 GB or higher
  • OS: Either MacOS 10.7 or higher OR Windows 8 or higher
  • An internet connection: Minimum bandwidth of 3.0 Mbps (up/down)
  • Browser: IE 11+, Edge 12+, Firefox 27+, Chrome 30+
  • Zoom software client installed on your PC/Laptop/Mac

We use the Zoom software application to conduct live online classes. Zoom works on a variety of PCs/Laptops/Mac systems and also on phones and tablets. You can join your live online class from a phone or tablet if it supports the Zoom client. We recommend that you attend classes from a PC/Laptop/Mac.