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Hero Vired, in collaboration with the University of Chicago, launches an Advanced Certification Prog

  1. The Advanced Certification Program in Data Science & Analytics offered in collaboration with the University of Chicago provides mid-career professionals with the data science skills they need to accelerate their careers

  2. The program will empower professionals with the ability to make data-driven decisions

  3. It focuses on budding professionals, analysts, and managers, who are looking to upskill and gain skills in the data domain


Hero Vired, India’s premium learning company for professionals and higher education aspirants, announced its recent collaboration with the University of Chicago to launch a one-of-its kind Advanced Certification Program in Data Science & Analytics. The program is designed especially for ambitious coders and programmers who want to pursue a career in data science.

The program is curated for mid-level working professionals to accelerate their career trajectory and aims for students to embrace skills pertinent to the data science domain. This ten and a half month, part-time program includes 228 hours of live sessions. The learners will get a deep-dive experience in the core data science tools, techniques, and methodologies industries use to make critical decisions.

Commenting on the collaboration, Akshay Munjal, Founder and CEO, Hero Vired, said, “At Hero Vired, our top priority has always been our learners, and we are committed to equipping them with critical skills and knowledge they need to prosper in their careers. That is why we are thrilled to announce our partnership with the University of Chicago, which is one of the world’s most influential institutions of higher learning. We will be jointly delivering advanced analytics capabilities to our learners and keep them at the forefront of the rapidly evolving field of data science.

Not only does this program provide academic excellence and real-world expertise, but it is also tailored to meet the needs of professionals who want to drive innovation and growth within and outside their organizations. We are confident that this collaboration with the University of Chicago will be instrumental in helping our learners achieve their career goals and stay competitive in today’s data-driven landscape,” he added.

The collaboration provides comprehensive career services including placement assistance. As part of this program, there will be instructor-led classes by University of Chicago instructors, an orientation session with the University instructors and access to UChicago content for six months post-completion of the program. Students can gain hands-on experience in their chosen field and develop their skills in communication, problem-solving, critical thinking, and teamwork. With the help of experienced faculty members and a supportive learning environment, students will explore their potential and achieve their academic goals.

Mary Morley Cohen, Managing Director of University of Chicago Professional Education, said, “Our collaboration underscores our commitment to providing world-class educational programs that are not only academically rigorous but also relevant to industry needs. With Hero Vired’s expertise in India’s digital economy and our University’s deep understanding of data science, we are confident that this program will equip the learners with the skills they need to lead in an increasingly data-driven world.”

Learners will connect the dots between Python, statistical models, predictive modeling, and deep learning to yield deep insights into analytical problems. Also, comprehensive learning about data warehousing, engineering, and cloud computing will give them the tools they need to work more effectively and meet the growing demand for data analytics expertise in the workplace. Throughout the course of the program, learners will complete a range of assessments and projects to evaluate their level of knowledge and proficiency.

About Hero Vired:

Hero Vired is India’s premium LearnTech Company for professionals and higher education aspirants. The company is a startup venture of the Hero Group that offers career-relevant programs, in partnership with world-class universities to make learners more competent and industry-ready for emerging jobs and skills of the future. With best-in-class short and long-term learning programs, Hero Vired offers overall professional development via skill-based programs and courses that are imperative to a learner’s growth in India’s rapidly evolving digital economy.

About The University of Chicago Professional Education

Innovative, career-driven learning experiences define University of Chicago Professional Education. In our commitment to spread the University’s knowledge as broadly as possible, we offer impactful and flexible programs and courses that introduce individual and corporate audiences to up-to-the-minute research, the latest standards in their field, a new professional network, and the University of Chicago’s rich intellectual community. Our instructors, seasoned professionals all, deliver unparalleled expertise drawn from years of industry experience. We give our students the tools to succeed in our fast-moving, interconnected world and achieve a competitive edge at any stage of their careers.

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