To be advised
To be advised
7 hours / 1 day
9am to 5pm
Mode of Training:
Competitive pressures for an SME make it imperative that efficiency and adaptation to the environment are important. With the variety and multitude of data sources growing by the day, analytics is an emerging field that has extensive applications in large organizations. This course focusses on answering how the emerging analytics field can be adopted by start-ups and SMEs to improve efficiencies at their smaller organizations.
The objective of this course is to provide an awareness of what are the capabilities that analytics provides and how those capabilities can be used in the SME context.
• Introduction to Analytics
• Analytics success stories in SMEs
• SME problems that can be solved with Analytics
• Investment required in analytics for start-ups and SMEs
• Path to return on investment
Entrepreneurs, Business Heads, C-suite executives, Start-ups.
Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge
Award / Certification / Accreditation
Certificate of Attendance awarded by the Singapore Polytechnic.
Profile of Trainer
Abhisek Ghosh has over 15 years of analytical leadership experience working with Citibank and GE, and consulted with financial services clients with Adventity and Fractal. Abhisek was formerly Head of Consulting Delivery for Brainmatics, a quantitative risk consultancy.
Currently, Abhisek leads the Japan analytics team in Visa Inc. This regional team is focused on developing analytical solutions for Visa. During his six years with Visa, Abhisek has held roles in both the Product Management and Analytics functions and is one of the founding members of Visa Analytics.
Abhisek holds a Master of Statistics from the Indian Statistical Institute, with experience in secured and unsecured lending, campaign management, CLC Management, Credit Risk and BASEL II compliance.
Nirmal Palaparthi is an Analytics professional with 19 years of experience in building practices from ground up in Asia. He has Co-founded and successfully exited from two Analytics companies. The first was Fractal Analytics, India’s leading third party analytics provider and the second: Mobius Innovations, a context awareness platform company, which was acquired for building significant IP. He has consulted for clients in 15 countries, across Banking, Retail, Telecom, Consumer Product and Enterprise Software verticals and has built digital ecosystems for multiple clients. He has an engineering degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Course Fees payable:
|Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRs||Singapore Citizens||Others|
|Non-SME sponsored||1Sponsored by SME||2Aged 40 and above||3Aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month|
Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click here2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.3 Under the Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme. For more information on the scheme, click here.
1. SkillsFuture (SF) Series
Singaporeans and Singapore PRs are eligible for 70% course fee funding for registration with effect from 28 October 2017. This funding is applicable to both individual and company-sponsored participants. Participants are required to achieve at least 75% attendance and/or sit and pass any prescribed examinations/assessments or submit any course/project work (if any) under the course requirement.
Singaporeans aged 40 years and above will enjoy a 90% subsidy of course fee.
Funding Validity Period: Till 31 Dec 2020
2. SkillsFuture Credit** (SFC)
With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.
This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 60 days before the course commencement date.
3. Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
UTAP is a training benefit for NTUC members to defray their cost of training. This benefit is to encourage more NTUC members to go for skills upgrading.
NTUC members enjoy 50% *unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP.
*Terms and conditions apply. Participants must be paid-up NTUC Members with no arrears in membership fees before course commencement and throughout the whole course duration.
*Unfunded course fee refers to the balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidy. This excludes GST, registration fees, misc. fees etc.
Withdrawal and Deferment
Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:Online Courses
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For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:Classroom
- 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
- Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
- On or after date of commencement - No refund
- There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.
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*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:
a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
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2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.