Professional Certificate Program in Machine Learning

The Professional Certificate Program in Machine Learning is strategically designed to make you a competent authority in the enticing world of Machine Learning by introducing you to the fundamentals and dynamics of Machine Learning.

  • Become a coding specialist in R & Python.
  • Learn Classification (Linear, Decision trees, Kernel estimation, etc.) and clustering (Linear and Non-Linear) techniques along with their applications.
  • Learn Virtual Assistance through various Machine Learning concepts.
  • Duration: 20 weeks
  • Learning Mode: Faculty-led online
  • Eligibility: BE, BTech (CSE, ECE,EEE, IT), MCA, MSc (CS, IT, CA)
  • 1,499

Modules We Cover

Big Data 101
Statistics 101
R Programming
Big Data with Spark & Python
Data Mining 1 - Machine Learning with R
Data Mining 2 - Advanced Machine Learning with R


Has spent two decades in the corporate world in areas as diverse as Cryogenics, Steel, International Trade, Consulting and IT with organizations such as British Oxygen, Tata Steel, PwC and Compaq-HP. He has taught at the University of Iowa and has been a visiting faculty at IIM Lucknow, IIM Raipur, IIM Udaipur, IIM Shillong.

Charanpreet Singh

BTech (IIT Kanpur), MBA (University of Iowa), Co-Founder and Associate Dean - PRAXIS

He has worked as an online SAS trainer at Wireclass and provided online analytics training in U.S.A. and U.K. He worked as a Professor of Data Mining, Data Visualization and Advanced Analytics at iNurture Education Solutions Pvt. Ltd after which he has joined Praxis Business School as an Assistant Professor of Business Analytics.

Gourab Nath

MSC (WB State University)

Comes with an experience of 27 years delivering Management and IT consulting services in large organizations like (PwC) and CMC Ltd. He was a partner in the Management Consultancy Business at PwC and led large software projects in India and abroad.

Jaydeep Mukherjee

BTech (IIT Kharagpur), MTech (ISI Kolkata)

Suresh Krishnaswamy (popularly known as Sky) heads our Big Data & Business Analytics Center of Excellence. Sky has rich experience of over 26 years ranging from IT consulting, transition, transformation,applications development, to strategy making and business analyses with leading global IT and Consulting services companies in India and abroad.

Suresh Krishnaswamy

Head - COE - Big Data and Analytics

Has close to 2 decades of industry and 5 years of teaching experience. Has worked as Senior Scientist at TCS Innovation Labs after stints with Akamai Technologies, ONGC and Hindustan Motors. His areas of interest include Advanced Statistical Modeling, Data Mining, Graph Theory, Discrete Math and Internet Technologies.

Jaydip Sen

B.E (Jadavpur University), M.Tech(ISI, Kolkata); Pursuing PhD in Information Privacy in IoT

He is listed as one of the 10 prominent analytics academicians in India by Analytics India Magazine.Has spent nearly two decades in the IT, software and management consultancy business and has worked in Tata Steel, Tata IBM, PwC, where he was a partner and in IBM where he was the head of the Kolkata Delivery Centre.

Dr. Prithwis Mukerjee

B.Tech (IIT Kharagpur), M.S., Ph.D. (University of Texas at Dallas) Program Director - Business Analytics

Has been one of the most prominent market researchers of the country in the last decade and has worked in the top three multinational MR agencies of India - The Nielsen Company, TNS and IMRB International for 13 years in different functional and leadership roles. He was Associate Director at Nielsen and Group Business Director at IMRB International.

Prasenjit Das Purkayastha

M.Sc (J.U); PGDM (Goa Institute of Management)

Has worked in the industry for 4 years in Planning and Operations at HPCL prior to joining academics. He is actively involved in corporate training and has successfully completed training sessions on Data Mining processes in organizations like Abzooba, Infosys, TCG, ICICI Bank.

Subhasis Dasgupta

B. Tech (NIT, Surat); MBA (IBS); Research Scholar (IIM Ahmedabad)

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About the Praxis

Praxis Business School, Kolkata, is a premier B-School whose courses are rated among India's top two in Big Data and Analytics domain. It is one of the most trusted and influential management education institutions in India. Praxis Business School is motivated by the desire to generate business professionals who can partake in and add to the economic development of the country.

Course Key Features

Career Benefits

As a trending career of 2018, the demand for Machine Learning Experts has hit the ceiling. There is a surplus of Machine Learning jobs today than there were in the last 5 years, but not enough ML Experts to keep up with this soaring demand. Make the most of this growing opportunity by becoming a Certified Machine Learning Expert with this Post Graduate Program in Machine Learning today.

The career options available to an ML Expert are listed below:

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Machine Learning Researcher
  • Deep Learning Engineer
  • Computer Vision Engineer
  • Machine Learning Engineer

Outcome of the Program

The new and exhaustive data science skill set acquired through this online, machine learning certification course would enable you to build your career optimally. Professional certificate program in machine learning is one of the key requisites in any large organization. The time is at its best for someone to take up a career in this domain. Enormous opportunities and extreme dearth in getting candidates force large organizations go helter-skelter. It is imperative that career seekers grab this opportunity.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Machine learning is a branch of Data Science. It is an application of Analytics that gives computer systems the ability to "learn" from data and improve from past failures/experience, without being explicitly programmed to do so.

According to Wikipedia, data science is an interdisciplinary field that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems to extract knowledge and insights from data in various forms, structured and unstructured.

With the onset of Artificial intelligence and the growing use of Machine Learning, the future of professions is quickly shifting to a technology centric one. Machine Learning is revolutionizing and the demand for Machine Learning Exerts increasing rapidly. Choose this program to get into a career that is here to stay.

This Machine Learning Program gives you an advantage over others as it gives you an all-round training in Machine Leaning where approach, methodology and execution is concerned.

Yes, the job market is ripe for Machine Learning Professionals. According to a report by Gartner, AI will create 2.3 million Machine Learning jobs by 2020. India is facing a shortage of ML Experts and the demand for these professionals is already soaring. Get skilled and get hired to bag these job opportunities today.

If you are fascinated with the world of Data Science, and you find things like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning exciting, then this is the certification for you.

There are no eligibility criteria as such. But this program is ideal for IT and Engineering students.