Finance & Accounting MDPs: Data Science for Finance Managers

This programme is designed to give working executives a basic understanding of data science concepts that are practically applicable to finance. The role of a manager in an organisation has become dynamic and multi-faceted. Understanding the use of supervised and unsupervised learning techniques help the managers to take informed decisions. This course is intended for finance executives who work in a strategic role and required to understand data analysis to take meaning decisions.

By the end of this programme, the participants will be able to:

  • To discuss the fundamental data science concepts that are applicable to the field of finance.
  • Hands-on experience with software such as R and Python
  • It will aid financial executives in the comprehension, analysis, and interpretation of financial data.
  • It will enable financial executives to communicate and connect more effectively with the organization's other core functions, helping the organisation to run more efficiently.

  • Introduction to data science
    • Use of big data in finance
    • Use of blockchain technology in finance
  • Supervised learning – Regression, Classification
  • Unsupervised learning – Clustering
  • Introduction to R and Python
  • Use of ML and AI in BFSI sector

Early and mid-career professionals in private and public enterprises who want to learn about application of data science in financial would benefit from this training. Basic knowledge of statistics and finance is required.

  • INR 48000 + GST (This includes academic fee, Programme kit for participants, boarding and lodging) per participant


Prof. (Dr.) Ankit Sharma

Dr. Ankit Sharma is working as Assistant Professor in the area of Finance and Accounting at Chandragupt Institute of Management Patna. Before joining the institute he worked in two start-ups in Mumbai and Bengaluru. He served as the Vice President, Global Product Development in S-Ancial Global Solutions Private Limited, Mumbai and Research Mentor at Accendere Knowledge Management Services Pvt. Ltd. Dr. Sharma is a recipient of CSIR JRF and GATE fellowship. He is a doctorate in the field of Genetics and Plant Breeding from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology and Fellow of IIM Indore in the field of Finance and Accounting. Apart from writing a book he has written several research papers that have been published in national and international research journals. For details visit:

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