The premier Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur has launched a slew of eMasters degree programmes to groom leaders to navigate in the fast changing global economic and financial landscape.
The eMasters degree in Economics, Finance and Public Policy; Economics, Finance and Data Analysis; and Economics and Finance for Businesses are designed to help professionals build relevant expertise and stay agile in a fast-paced environment.
Through these programs, professionals will gain knowledge in developing futuristic public policies, strategic decision-making skills, and gaining business intelligence and decision-making perspectives.
They are dexterously designed by the Department of Economic Sciences to provide an in-depth understanding of these domains.
India’s economy is growing rapidly and significantly, with a focus on self-sufficiency and investment in manufacturing and service industries.
The country is a global hub for material and service sourcing, with a growing number of startups contributing to its success.
Data-driven decision-making has played a key role in driving these advancements through digitisation, process automation, and data analysis.
Despite recession, the data and analytics sector has remained strong. To further boost the economy, the central government is implementing fresh policies, and creating more job opportunities in economics, finance, and public policy.
With a projected GDP of $7.5 trillion by 2031, India requires a highly skilled workforce to withstand upcoming challenges and to emerge as a strong force in core domains. The new IIT Kanpur degree programmes are designed to harness these potential.
According to the IIT Kanpur, the flexibility of completing eMasters degrees within 1-3 years, makes it a unique and preferred choice for working professionals.
Moreover, selection into these programs does not require GATE score. World-class faculty and experts from the forefront of cutting-edge research at IIT Kanpur teach the 60-credit, 12-module industry-focused curriculum.
The courses come with a credits transfer facility where a waiver of up to 60 credits can be transferred for higher education (MTech/PhD) at IIT Kanpur. The weekend-only live interactive classes coupled with self-paced learning are a bonus.
The programs’ immersive learning format gives professionals access to IIT Kanpur placement cell, incubation cell, and alumni network, leading to successful career advancement and networking experience.
Participants also get to visit the IIT Kanpur campus to interact with their fellow peers and the faculty. The applications for the July 2023 batches are open till May 12, 2023.