Certificate Programme in

Artificial Intelligence for Managers

About Programme

AI for Managers is a 16-month long programme comprising 11 online modular courses stacked together based on the order of their sequence in a learning curve. It aims to make the knowledge of Artificial Intelligence and its components such as Statistical Learning, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning accessible to a large number of interested candidates from fresh graduates to senior managers who aspire to become competent Decision Makers.

Program Objective

At the end of the programme the participants will be able to:


Recognize the emergence of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning as a competitive strategy.


Understand foundations of data science on which the AI models are built.


Learn descriptive, diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive analytics and their applications in generating solutions for business problems.


Understand and apply machine learning algorithms such as supervised learning, unsupervised learning, and reinforcement learning algorithms to solve problems across various functional areas of management.


Learn the functioning of artificial neural networks (ANN) and deep learning algorithms such as recurrent neural network (RNN) and Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) with applications.


Demonstrate data visualization and storytelling through data.


Demonstrate hands-on experience with software such as Python, Microsoft Excel, R, SPSS and Tableau.


Apply AI techniques to solve problems in various sectors such as Aerospace, Banking financial services and insurance (BFSI), E-commerce, Manufacturing, Retail, Sports and Services.

Programme Fee Tax(18%) Total
1,50,000 27000 1,77,000
  Early Bird Participants Other Participants Deadline
1st Instalment Rs 1,00,000 Rs 1,00,000 Early Bird: 25th March 2022
Others: 12th April 2022
2nd Instalment Rs 68,150 Rs 77,000 31st July 2022

Course Curriculum

Programme Duration: 16 Months

Course Length: Eleven courses comprising of 2 to 8 Modules

Foundations of Data Science

Start Date: 22 Apr 2022
End Date: 23 Jun 2022
No of Modules: 8 
Instructor: Professor U Dinesh Kumar

Data Preparation and Pre-processing

Start Date: 24 Jun 2022
End Date: 07 Jul 2022
No of Modules: 2 
Instructor: Sharada Sringeswara

Data Visualization and Story Telling

Start Date: 08 Jul 2022
End Date: 18 Aug 2022
No of Modules: 5 
Instructor: Sharada Sringeswara

Predictive Analytics

Start Date: 19 Aug 2022
End Date: 06 Oct 2022
No of Modules: 6 
Instructor: Professor Dinesh Kumar

Machine Learning with Business Applications

Start Date: 07 Oct 2022
End Date: 24 Nov 2022
No of Modules: 6
Instructor: Professor Dinesh Kumar

Machine Learning Using Python

Start Date: 25 Nov 2022
End Date: 26 Jan 2023
No of Modules: 8 
Instructor: Manaranjan Pradhan

Machine Learning Using R

Start Date: 25 Nov 2022
End Date: 26 Jan 2023
No of Modules: 8
Instructor: Kumar Rahul


Start Date: 27 Jan 2023
End Date: 16 Mar 2023
No of Modules: 6 
Instructor: Manaranjan Pradhan

Prescriptive Analytics

Start Date: 17 Mar 2023
End Date: 27 Apr 2023
No of Modules: 5
Instructor: Professor Rajluxmi V Murthy

Reinforcement Learning

Start Date: 28 Apr 2023
End Date: 08 Jun 2023
No of Modules: 6
Instructor: Professor Dinesh Kumar

Deep Learning and Artificial Neural Network

Start Date: 09 Jun 2023
End Date: 10 Aug 2023
No of Modules: 8
Instructor: Naveen Kumar Bhansali

Who Can Apply?

Fresh graduates with aspirations to build a career in AI/ Machine Learning or who wish to enhance their skills for better career opportunities.
Current/ Aspiring Data, Software, and IT professionals interested in gaining cutting-edge knowledge on AI and ML.
Consultants looking to build expertise in Data Science and Machine Learning for better client delivery.
Senior managers and business leaders who oversee AI and Machine Learning projects with a keen interest in implementing a data-driven decision-making approach.

Entrepreneurs and business owners who want to leverage AI and ML to accelerate their business growth.

Admission Criteria

The Programme follows a comprehensive admission procedure to ensure that the learners’ goals are oriented towards a challenging experience. Participants are carefully chosen through Profile Screening and Online Test.

Important Dates

Early Bird Deadline [DISCOUNT- 5%]: 28th February 2022 

Last Date of Registration: 31st March 2022

Programme Commencement: 22nd April 2022

Program Highlights


Industry-relevant Curriculum

Experienced Instructors from Industry & Academia

Real-World Case Studies published by faculty at Harvard Business Publishing

Education from India’s Best Management School

Hands-on Learning Experience

Certificate from IIMB

State-of-the-art Pedagogical Tools


Peer2Peer Learning Forum


Class labs/ Home Assignment

Project Presentations

Evaluation, Grading policy and Certification

  • Evaluation will be done using end of week assessments.
  • Online tests for all courses except: Data Preparation and pre-processing
  • Elective Grading: Flexibility to choose between ML using R or ML using Python for certification.
  • To earn a programme completion certificate, participants are expected to score 60% and above in all the 9 individual courses.

Meet the Instructors

Professor U Dinesh Kumar

Professor U Dinesh Kumar

Decision Sciences and Chair of Excellence

Professor Rajluxmi V Murthy

Professor Rajluxmi V Murthy

Decision Sciences

Kumar Rahul

Kumar Rahul

Alumnus of IIMB and Research Scholar of IIMK

Manaranjan Pradhan

Manaranjan Pradhan

Alumnus of IIMB and Authored a Book on Python

Naveen Kumar Bhansali

Naveen Kumar Bhansali

Adjunct faculty and alumnus of IIM Bangalore

Sharada Sringeswara

Sharada Sringeswara

IIM Bangalore and BITS Pilani alumni

Contact Us

+91 9560433863


Indian Institute of Management,
Bannerghatta Main Rd, Bilekahalli,
Bengaluru, Karnataka – 560076




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