Batch 3

Professional Certificate Programme in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

  • Integrated with Generative AI
Work Experience

Application Deadline: June 19, 2024

Programme Overview

Data Science and AI is transforming businesses around the world. As the pace of change accelerates, the value add must accelerate too. To help you scale data science, reap benefits, and secure a career upgrade, IIM Kozhikode has launched the Data Science and AI Programme. 

Make most of the ample job opportunities in this field by learning hands-on and functional data science, machine learning and AI tools and techniques. Grasp new-age skills and knowledge to capture continuous insights, address common challenges, and make better-informed decisions. Maximise profits and ROI by using Generative AI to accrue value and unleash the next frontier of growth. 

Programme Highlights


350+ Pre-Recorded Videos 60+ Assignments 50+ Quizzes


Hands On Experience with 8+ Industry Tools*


25+ Hours of Generative AI content and Doubt Clearing Sessions


2 Industry backed Capstone Projects

Note: -

  • The final number of quizzes, assignments and discussions will be confirmed closer to the programme start.

  • This is a self-paced online programme. Thus, faculty will not be a part of weekly live sessions or any other live interaction in this programme. We have a curated panel of eminent industry practitioners who will be conducting the weekly live doubt-clearing sessions.

  • *The pre-recorded demo videos are optional and will not be factored into your final evaluation.

Who is this Programme for?

  • Early Level managers looking to effectively lead end-to-end DS, ML & AI projects and solve complex business problems

  • Consultants who are looking to build their expertise in DS, ML & AI for better client management

Note : Basic understanding of mathematics and statistics is recommended for the programme.

World-class learning with faculty-led, pre-recorded videos

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Globally Renowned Faculty

  • Learn from the best instructors and resources from anywhere in the world.

  • Access the experts, regardless of their location.

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Cohort-Based Learning

  • Learn with an accomplished group of peers and build your network.

  • Gain cross-industry and cross-functional knowledge.

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Flexible Learning

  • Learn at your own pace with high-quality, pre-recorded faculty videos.

  • Advance your career without disrupting your busy schedule.

Programme Modules


  • Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/ modified/ adapted to fit the total programme hours.

Projects and Assignments

Note: Modules/ topics are indicative only, and the suggested time and sequence may be dropped/ modified/ adapted to fit the total programme hours.

Generative AI

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Modules on Generative AI

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Generative AI Tools

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Generative AI Tools (ChatGPT, Google Bard,, Midjourney)

Tools Covered


  • All product and company names mentioned in this material are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Their use does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them.

  • The tools showcased in this material will be taught through pre-recorded demo videos.

  • Please note that the fee does not cover any payments required for certifications offered by the tools or tool subscriptions.

  • These pre-recorded demo videos are optional and will not be factored into your final evaluation.

Programme Director

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Prof. M.P. Sebastian, PhD

Prof. M.P. Sebastian, PhD Professor, Information Systems

Professor Sebastian received both his masters degree and PhD from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. His research interests include artificial intelligence, machine l...

Programme Certificate

Programme Certificate

IIM Kozhikode will award a certificate of successful completion to participants who complete the programme successfully with 70% of the score in the evaluation. A participant with less than 70% of the score in the overall evaluation will not be awarded any certificate.

Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of IIM Kozhikode.

Key Programme Takeaways

  • Learn how to implement data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques and devise cutting-edge solutions to real-life problems within your organisation

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of DS and AI concepts and identify the best models to fit various business situations

  • Gain hands-on learning in identifying, defining, designing, implementing and monitoring DS and AI projects

  • Interact and collaborate with industry experts to understand the technical and business applications of Machine Learning and Generative AI

Past Participant Profiles

Work Experience
Top Industry
  • IT/ Computers

  • Banking

  • Financial Services

  • Healthcare

  • Consumer Products/Retail

Past Participants of Emeritus work at

Emeritus Career Services

15 Recorded sessions and resources in the following categories (Please note: These sessions are not live):

  • Resume and Cover Letter

  • Navigating Job Search

  • Interview Preparation

  • LinkedIn Profile Optimisation

Job Placement Assistance

  • Job openings are sourced by the CS Team and virtual hiring drives are conducted for the applicants.

  • Dedicated online portal for all candidates where they can apply for jobs & track past applications.

  • Regular job postings.

Please note:

  • IIM Kozhikode or Emeritus do NOT promise or guarantee a job or progression in your current job. Career Services is only offered as a service that empowers you to manage your career proactively. Emeritus offers the Career Services mentioned here. IIM Kozhikode is NOT involved in any way and makes no commitments regarding the Career Services mentioned here.

  • Job placement assistance is focused for students with 0 to 5 yrs of experience.

  • This service is available only for Indian residents enrolled in select Emeritus programmes.

Student Loan Available

Below EMI plans are available for the Programme Fee: INR 1,50,000 + GST

Full Fee with GST

Tenure (months)


INR 1,77,000


INR 6,318


  • The above EMI's are indicative. The EMI's offered by each of the loan providers might vary from the above figures, depending upon tenure and loan amount to be disbursed.

  • Other EMI tenures available (Months):

    Propelld: 12/18/24/30/36/42/48

    Eduvanz: 12/24/36/48

The Learning Experience

More than 300,000 professionals globally, across 200 countries, have chosen to advance their skills with Emeritus and its educational learning partners. In fact, 90 percent of the respondents of a recent survey across all our programs said that their learning outcomes were met or exceeded. All the contents of the course would be made available to students at the commencement of the course. However, to ensure the program delivers the desired learning outcomes, the students may appoint Emeritus to manage the delivery of the program in a cohort-based manner during the course period the cost of which is already included in the overall Course fee of the course.

A dedicated program support team is available 7 days a week to answer questions about the learning platform, technical issues, or anything else that may affect your learning experience.

Elevate your career with this programme!

Flexible payment options available.

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