RVIM SetConnect CoE
This Centre of Excellence has been established by RV Institute of Management (RVIM), and SetConnect Inc., to focus on Business Analytics. The objective of this CoE is to provide industry-relevant, certification programmes in Business Analytics for students and working- professionals.
RVIM, a stand-alone premier B-School is part of the prestigious RV group of institutions and has a vision to become a world-class Institute of Eminence. The institute is growing in its competence and capability in Business Analytics. SetConnect Inc., a company based in Austin, Texas, USA has a focus on providing curriculum, technology and global faculty in business analytics, artificial intelligence and allied sciences.
Technology and Management are increasingly getting interconnected and Business Analytics provides the connecting link. Therefore, Business Analytics skills are much sought after. The demand for these skills continues due the increased investment in data-related projects by companies and the growth of AI. The programmes run by the CoE will empower MBAs and working executives with these vital skills.
List of Programmes
Faculty and Industry Experience
Dr. Ramesh Rajagopalan
A versatile leader with 30+ years unique blend of experience in Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Big Data and Cloud solutions
Mr. Gurudutt Shenoy is a seasoned leader with over 30 years of industry experience in India and abroad in Business Strategy, CXM & Design Thinking.
Dr. Novin Ghaffari
Dr. Novin Ghaffari holds a PhD and a master’s in statistics with undergraduate degrees in math, finance, and supply chain management.
Dr. Bugra Alkan
Dr. Bugra Alkan is a Lecturer at Computer Science and Informatics Division, carrying out research and teaching activities in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.
Why RVIM-SetConnect CoE
RVIM is a unique B-School that carries the flag of RV’s academic excellence and demonstrates it in its every activity. The institute is renown for its dedicated and experienced faculty with a deep industry background, state-of-the-art infrastructure, personalised student focus, 100% placement support, and robust industry and institutional linkages.
SetCONNECT Inc., is an organization founded by a group of management and academic professionals who have served over 35 years each in their respective industries. The range of experience of the founding team spans technologies and multiple geographies across the globe. The founders have drawn upon their experience of working on curriculum development, implementing a wide range of academic programs, as well as providing business solutions to a wide range of industry customers.
- Global faculty
- Industry-relevant curriculum
- Blended learning
- Outcome focused programmes
- Provide a pathway to careers in Analytics and Data Science
RV Institute of Management and SetConnect Inc. set up Centre of Excellence for Analytics
RV Institute of Management (RVIM), a leading management institute under the Bengaluru Central University and SetConnect Inc., a company based in Austin, Texas, USA with a focus on providing curriculum, technology and global faculty in business analytics, artificial intelligence and allied sciences have entered into a partnership to establish a Centre of Excellence for Business Analytics.
The two organizations plan to leverage their respective strengths to provide industryrelevant, certification programmes in Business Analytics for students and workingprofessionals. It is expected that the CoE will build the right faculty capability and tools in order to support cross-functional working across the MBA stream.Dr. Purushottam Bung, Director RVIM, stated that “RVIM, a stand-alone premier B-School is part of the prestigious RV group of institutions and has a vision to become a world-class Institute of Eminence. We want to be known for our competence and capability in the area of Business Analytics – which is the way forward. This is the reason that we have partnered with SetConnect Inc., USA. We wish to draw synergies from each other and emerge as a Centre of Excellence in true spirit. Technology and Management have become like two strands of DNA and Business Analytics is the connecting link between the two. Therefore, Business Analytics skills are much sought after. We at RVIM would like to empower MBAs and working executives with these vital skills”.
Dr. Ramesh Rajagopalan, CEO, SetConnect Inc. stated that there continues to be a significant global talent shortage in Data Science and Analytics. Dr. Ramesh said that “Part of the reason why the demand for these skills continues is the increased investment in datarelated projects by companies and the growth of AI. The RVIM SetConnect CoE will focus on bringing critical skills needed to help companies with their analytics projects. We provide a global curriculum, global faculty and a blend of academic and industry expertise. Partnering with a prestigious institution like RVIM allows us to jointly provide students and working professionals with programmes that will enable them to enter and grow their careers into the exciting field of Business Analytics”.
The first of the programmes is expected to be launched by March 2021.