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BCG RISE - Business & Data Analytics


Apr 15 2024, Monday - Nov 09 2024, SaturdaySee Schedule below for times (GMT +8:00) Kuala Lumpur, Singapore



, Singapore



Deliver business impact through hands-on problem solving with data analysis. Learn about business intelligence and data analytics from BCG's data experts and unlock new career opportunities as a Data Analyst in 6 months. Key topics include: Python, SQL, Tableau, Power BI and new technologies such as AI, Blockchain, Quantum Computing & Metaverse.

Course Description & Learning Outcomes

Globally, industries and working professionals are recognizing the need to acquire data & analytics skills to stay relevant in today’s digital economy. Whether you are looking for a career transition into a data analytics role or looking to give a boost to your current role by adding these skills to your repertoire, RISE’s Business & Data Analytics (BDA) course is for you! You will get to learn the role that data & analytics plays in business, build a foundation of key skills necessary to be effective in managing & analyzing data and get opportunities to apply these skills in solving real-life business problems with our industry partners! What’s more? RISE will also help you be job-ready through career workshops, mentorships, interview preparation and mock interviews!

Learning Outcomes:

1) Strengthen foundations of digital and business essentials via structured problem solving, digital use cases and business case development from BCG’s own toolkits

2) Develop expertise across the data lifecycle, from data preparation, data analytics, data visualization to machine learning

3) Gain familiarity with popular data analytics tools like Excel, SQL, Power BI, Tableau and Python

4) Apply your learnings to a final Capstone project, where you will solve a real business problem for an organisation

Specialization Tracks offered:

1) Functional Analyst / Manager track: Organizations are increasingly looking out for functional analytics talent – those who can combine data analytics skills with deep functional expertise. This track aims to equip a mid-career professional (with experience in a functional domain) with key data analytics skills to land a functional analyst role! If you’re a mid–career professional in a functional role (e.g. in Operations, Finance, HR or Supply Chain) and looking to use data analytics skills to get ahead in your career, this is the right track for you!

2) Data Analyst track: This track is designed for participants looking to build a career in data analytics. This track will cover data analytics skills in more depth (as compared to FA/M Track) and will provide opportunities to prepare you for real-life interviews (through practice hands-on technical tests & mock interview role-plays). If you’re looking to transition into or enter a data analytics career, this is the right track for you!

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Start Date: 15 Apr 2024, Monday
End Date: 09 Nov 2024, Saturday

Every Monday and Wednesday (7-10pm), and Saturday (1-4pm, with some at 9am-12pm) ▪ Format: All classes are online in real time, and instructors teach with camera on. Only final capstone project will require in-person attendance at BCG's Singapore office.

Location: Online


Day/TimeAgenda Activity/Description
OrientationCourse Introductions, setting expectations, understanding yourself as a learner
Business Essentials Build business fundamentals (Hard & soft skills) -Structured problem solving -Business communication
Data Essentials Learn fundamentals of digital & technology -Cloud computing, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, blockchain, AR/VR, metaverse, quantum computing
Introduction to Business & Data Analytics (BDA)Intro to core digital and specialisation skills -Excel -SQL -Power BI -Tableau (Functional Analyst track only)
Digital SpecialisationsCore skills and tools required for the respective specialization -Python -Machine learning -Low code no code (Functional analyst track only)
Capstone Project Real project from industry that uses all concepts and skills covered to help you have hands-on experience to build a portfolio.


Course fees: From SGD$924 onwards after GST (With 95% subsidy applied). Estimate your course fees here: https://rise.bcg.com/calculator/

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Trainer's Profile:

Nelson Liu, Lead Trainer, BCG U, Boston Consulting Group
Nelson Liu

-ACTA Certified Trainer & Assessor with more than 7 years experience in adult education -Specialises in Data Visualisation, Programming in Analytics, Data Wrangling and Machine Learning -Developed analytics solutions for various industry clients in diverse functional areas

Trainer's Profile:

Gouri Choudhury, Lead Trainer, BCG U, Boston Consulting Group
Gouri Choudhury

-Experience ACLP certified trainer with 3+ years of training experience in adult training -Overall 7+ years of industry experience in Data Analytics, Machine Learning and Computer Vision -Master in Economics (with Statistics and Mathematics)

Trainer's Profile:

Subhrajyoti Das, Data & Analytics Manager, Boston Consulting Group
Subhrajyoti Das

-PMP & Six Sigma MBB certified professional with 15 years of experience in Data Analytics, Solutions Delivery, Machine Learning and Product Development -Led over 30+ business modelling and predictive cases for various practice areas.


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