Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, is an all-India Institute for higher education and currently declared as one of the Indian Institutes of Eminence (IoE) by the Government of India. It has campuses in India (Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad) and abroad (Dubai). Its vision is the commitment to transparency and equal opportunity for all. The mission of BITS Pilani is to advance knowledge and educate students in science and technology and other areas of scholarship that best serves the nation.
The Department of Management at BITS, Pilani, was established in the year 1971. Based on the industrial demands, the Master of Management Studies (MMS) course was restructured as Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 2006. The department’s vision is to advance management knowledge and develop impactful leaders. Its mission is to be the destination of the first choice for key stakeholders, viz. students, faculty, organizations, and community, by designing and delivering cutting-edge management programs in a learning environment that develops leaders who are socially responsible, innovative & result-oriented.
BITS Alumni Association (BITSAA) has emerged as one of the strongest alumni networks of any university across the globe. BITSAA teams are highly engaged and vibrant. It helps alumni stay connected and provide support to each other at good and bad times. BITSAA also actively engages with BITS Pilani by sharing their knowledge and experiences with the incumbent students from time to time through different ways and means.
BITSAA Propel, an initiative by Alumni to provide additional opportunities by bringing the latest industry and research trends to all the students. Experts from academia and industry will curate and deliver rigorous programs in alignment with the BITS Academic Standards. BITSAA Propel aims to bring passionate Alumni on one platform, with an opportunity to give back to BITS, and create a long term impact on the brand of the institute we all love.
The phenomenal pace with which technological advancement is taking place has made it of paramount importance to equip oneself with capabilities that allow real-time business intelligence and predictive analytics so that decisions can be made effectively. Today, industries, organizations, and societies are generating vast amounts of data. It is pertinent for managers to interpret and analyze information quickly to arrive at the right decisions. Department of Management, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, Pilani Campus, India, in collaboration with BITSAA, has embraced this challenge by taking the initiative to organize a Webinar Series on ‘Business Analytics’ during March 23 – May 30, 2021.
Business analytics is the process of using quantitative methods to obtain meaning from data and make informed business decisions. As per a recent study by Micro Strategy, companies worldwide are using data to allow efficient business management practices, drive their corporate strategy, and improve their financial performance. The primary goal of the webinar series is to prepare students in the growing field of business analytics by bringing valuable insights from industry experts. This is one of many steps to build collaboration with industry experts across the globe by utilizing the network of professionals from BITSAA, allowing them to share their vast industry experience with the students, thereby nurturing the future generations to become the next generation professionals in the field of business analytics.
March 23 - May 30, 2021