Kolkata: SP Jain School of Global Management (SP Jain Global), a Forbes #12 ranked business school, is partnering with Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), a technology-focused research university for its one-year STEM-designated Master’s in Marketing Analytics, says a press release.
IIT is a top-ranked university (ranked #2 in the US for overall upward mobility) and its business school, Stuart School of Business, is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Less than 5 per cent of the world’s 13,000 business programs have earned the prestigious AACSB accreditation.
The program will be offered in Chicago, a growing hub of tech businesses, and may result in a 3-year Optional Practice Training (OPT) rights in the United States (upon application to the relevant authorities). Students who enroll for the program also benefit from internships and on-field training, IBM Digital Badges in topics such as Artificial Intelligence and IoT, and access to skills development, mentoring and assistance from the Career Management Center at IIT Chicago.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with IIT Chicago, one of the top-ranked universities in the US, to offer this path breaking program. The technology industry is one of the fastest-growing and dynamic industries in the US and the world. With technology pervading how traditional businesses function, the industry’s appetite for postgraduates has increased tremendously. The average salary for postgraduates in analytics and technology is well over $100,000,” said Nitish Jain, President, SP Jain.
The program commences in January 2022 and must be completed in a year by December 2022. Students must complete three courses (9 credits) from SP Jain (taught online by SP Jain faculty) and the rest of the program (24 credits) through face-to-face classes at IIT Chicago, taught by world-renowned faculty from the Stuart School of Business.
The program will develop students’ knowledge and skills in three key areas, namely, business, analytical methods, and technology. On graduation, students will receive a globally recognized master’s degree from the Stuart School of Business, IIT Chicago and a Certificate of Completion from SP Jain. The School is inviting a limited number of applications to the program and is offering special discounts on tuition. Undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral students are eligible for admission.