EMPI Business School launches Indias first AI-infused PGDM in collaboration with IBM

EMPI Business School in collaboration with IBM has introduced Indias first unique AI-Infused Management Programme (PGDM) in all streams(Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, Global Business, Advertising and Business Analytics). The programme will help prepare students for career paths in Artificial Intelligence (AI) across variety of industry sectors. In 2006, EMPI was the first institution, in India and perhaps in the world to launch a Post Graduate Programme in Research & Business Analytics and has been empowering young minds since then in the area to make changes in businesses through data-driven informed business decisions. Artificial intelligence in businesses is a breakthrough that can enable good managers to be great. The comprehensive 2-year, full-time, AI-Infused PGDM programme aimed specifically at aspiring young managers, would commence from June 2019 at EMPI Business School, New Delhi.

With government pushing towards digital transformation and invention of smart machines the AI sector is witnessing tremendous growth opportunities. According to World Economic Forum (WEF) AI will create 58 Million new jobs by 2022 and Analysis fromPWCestimates, artificial intelligence (AI) Will Add US$15.7 Trillion to the World Economy by 2030. In the recent LinkedIn’s Emerging Job reports, Artificial Intelligence had a significant presence in the top emerging jobs in 2018. AI was one of the fastest growing skills on LinkedIn and recorded a 190% global increase in demand.

Padma BhushanShri N Vittal, IAS (Retd.) Enabler of Indias IT and Telecom Revolution; Patron Chairman of EMPI Group of Institution said AI is something that touches every aspect of peoples lives. We are living in a society that is increasingly becoming reliant on data. With data comes knowledge, with knowledge comes power and with power comes responsibility. AI has the power to transform operations, customer experiences and product design exponentially across every sector. I believe our students have a duty to lead their companies ethically as well as effectively.

Mr. Pankaj Saran, President, EMPI Institutions called the association with IBM as a landmark that addresses the critical need of India developing a competitive advantage for future growth. The jointly developed curriculum caters to the various skill requirements of organizations across the world including Banks, Education, Healthcare, IT & ITES, Transportation, Telecom, Insurance, Automobile, Aviation, Manufacturing, Logistics, Retail, Petroleum, Food, Real Estate, Media, Entertainment, Hotels and other industries. 
He said,The programme is based on the EMPI credo of Innovating Futures.The AI Infused PGDM programme will amplify knowledge and move students up into cognitive digital engagement. Every industry is waking up to the power of AI, machine learning & advanced analytics and companies need people who can use business data and information to make faster & better decision, prediction and recommendation that will bring value to their organizations.

IBM will setup Indias first AI Lab at EMPI campus for students to put classroom theory into practice, to enhance their skills through projects. Experts from IBM and associates will mentor the students through various phases of the AI projects. All students of EMPI will get the opportunity to appear in globally recognized AI skills certificationprogramme, which will open pathway for jobs.

David Easow, Executive Director, EMPIs Vittal Center said, We are extremely proud to introduce an industry-focused AI-infused PGDM program that is wellaligned to train talent for jobs, for Industry 4.0. The future of work is not humans vs. machines, but humans working more effectively with machines. I am confident that the graduates of this programme will be proficient to help businesses unlock the true potential of data empowered decision-making and recommendation. Were proud to partner with IBM to create this ambitious AI-infused PGDM programme.

The objective of the Programme is to produce students with a sound understanding of the fundamentals and state-of-the-art approaches to artificial intelligence in the industry and enable students to become leaders in business world. The rigorous academic content will focus on application of AI with deciphering data to improve productivity, automate business processes, and guide design of future strategies.

NITI Ayog, Government of India has selected EMPI Institutions for setting up the Atal Incubation Centre-EMPI under Atal Innovation mission. Thecenter will provide EMPI students with a golden opportunity to work with AI and IOT based start-ups and corporate mentors thereby giving them an opportunity to enhance their technical, managerial & business skills in various domains.

Candidates interested to build their profile and skill sets for the new global economy by joining the AI-Infused PGDM programme may send email to ai@empi.ac.in or fill online application form at http://admission.empi.ac.in/empi-pgdm/

For details log on to: http://empi.ac.in/pgdm-artificial-intelligence/

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The EMPI with an objective of enhancing international exposure and learning has been endeavouring for joint working through academic fusion in areas such as Student and Faculty Exchange, Research and Development, Joint project/consulting work, International Seminars and Conferences through its network of Institutions all over the world.