BJP launches agitation against govt action on Ramdev

first_imgBJP on Sunday launched a nationwide 24-hour-long agitation against police crackdown on Ramdev supporters and corruption even as it asked the government to bring back black money parked abroad.Several BJP leaders led by party president Nitin Gadkari and Parliamentary Party Chairman L K Advani reached Rajghat amid a massive police bandobast to launch the ‘satyagraha’.The decision to hold the agitation was taken at a meeting of the BJP’s national office-bearers here.”The agitation is against the atrocities committed against Ramdev and his supporters and against corruption. We had been raising the issue of bringing back black money. Now we want an affirmative action,” BJP leader Ananth Kumar told reporters.He dubbed the crackdown as an effort of the government to hide its “misdeeds” on corruption.At Rajghat, several party leaders launched an attack on the UPA government, accusing it of violating democratic norms in breaking the yoga guru’s fast.They equated last night’s police action with Jallianwala Bagh incident in which several unarmed people were killed in firing.Terming the police action on “peaceful and unarmed” people at Baba Ramdev’s hunger strike venue as a “shameful” chapter in India’s democracy, BJP earlier today accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi of ordering the crackdown.- With PTI inputslast_img read more

London Business School Announces New Masters in Analytics and Management

first_imgLondon Business School Announces New Masters in Analytics and Management Earlier this week, the London Business School officially announced the new LBS Masters in Analytics and Management program, which is slated to begin August 2019.The 12-month LBS Masters in Analytics and Management, according to the business school, “is designed for top graduates with a quantitative degree or work experience, who want to combine a detailed knowledge of data analytics, with the ability to translate big data into bold visions and profit-maximising business strategy.”The LBS Masters in Analytics and Management (MAM) will be the fifth official specialized master’s program provided by the business school, alongside the Masters in Management and Global Masters in Management (MiM), the Masters in Finance (MiF), and Masters in Financial Analysis (MFA). In a recent press release announcing the newest program addition, LBS’ Associate Professor of Management Science and Operations Tolga Tezcan, who will teach in the program, says: “There is huge demand from the top recruiters for managers who are not only data literate, but who also have the vision to see how big data can be used to create real competitive edge, product or service transformation. That’s why we’re combining subjects like machine learning and data visualisation with organisational behaviour.”In the release, Gareth Howells, LBS Executive Director, MAM, Degree Education & Career Centre, also adds, “Jumping into the vibrant London business environment, our students will experience data in action. Using real data to solve real problems on a live analytics project, they will learn how to translate the results of data analysis into insightful, high-impact business solutions.”The new Masters in Analytics and Management will begin August 2019, costing £33,500.What Is The LBS Masters in Analytics and Management?The program, according to the business school, is centered around a core of: “Data Analytics, Applied Statistics, Data Visualisation and Storytelling, Data Management, Digital Marketing, Data Science for Business, Machine Learning for Big Data, and Decision Technology.”The school assures that hopeful entrants in the program must have “a strong degree in a quantitative subject such as Engineering, Maths and Sciences, Computing, Economics, Accounting, Finance or Business, and Management.”About 95 percent of entrants in the program come from the international community, representing 50 countries worldwide. The school adds that about 96 percent of its graduates from the aforementioned Masters in Management program earned employment within three months of graduation, and that “we expect our new MAM graduates to hit the ground running, entering sought-after sectors like technology and consulting with similar levels of success.”In addition, students in the program will have the option to undertake a fourth term, which will only be available for students on specific career treks. In the fourth term, which will cost additional fees not yet revealed by LBS, students can “pursue the option to take three additional elective courses or go on an international exchange with a top business school.”Head over to the official London Business School Masters in Analytics and Management page for more details. About the AuthorMatthew KormanMatthew Korman is the Managing Editor of MetroMBA. Since graduating from Rowan University with a degree in journalism and political science, Matthew has worked as a music industry writer and promoter, a data analyst, and with numerous academic institutions. His works have appeared in publications such as NPR and Sports Illustrated.View more posts by Matthew Korman regions: Londoncenter_img Last Updated Aug 23, 2018 by Matthew KormanFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail RelatedColumbia Business School Announces New M.S. in Business Analytics DegreeThe program was developed jointly by faculty at both CBS and Columbia Engineering, and the resulting curriculum is designed to prepare graduates to excel in careers both as consulting analysts and associates and as business analysts and data scientists in fields including financial and professional services, technology, advertising and media,…December 6, 2017In “Featured Home”Rady Makes ‘Top 50 Best Value Big Data Graduate Programs’ ListAre you into big data? How about vivid sunsets? 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