Mu Sigma is world’s largest data analytics firm providing data science solutions to Fortune 500 companies since 2004
Mu Sigma has introduced a new approach – the new Art of Problem-Solving (AoPSTM). The concept of AoPSTM is originated on three beliefs:
Mu Sigma is a decision sciences company bringing together math, technology and business
Mu Sigma provides its clients a robust decision support stack transforming their data into decision support with the help of data engineering, data science and decision science.
TAPMI Manipal is a young business school ranked among top 20 B-schools in India
TAPMI Manipal has the prestigious Double Crown International Accreditation – AACSB (2012, 2017) and AMBA (2018) along with A*** B-School Grading at National and State level given by CRISIL
TAPMI offers four ACITE approved, NBA accredited PGDM programs – PGDM, PGDM (BKFS), PGDM (Sales) & PGDM (HR)
TAPMI Manipal has introduced a new post graduate 11- month L.E.A.D. (certificate) program in collaboration with Mu Sigma to cater to the growing demands in the field of analytics.
The Leadership through Analytics and Decision Sciences (L.E.A.D.) program is split into three phases.
The highlights of the program are:
|Phase 1: Induction Module||One Month||Mu Sigma, Bangalore||1. Introduction: Orientation on new Art of Problem Solving (AoPSTM)
2. Course: Foundation course(s) by TAPMI faculty
|Phase 2: Management & Leadership Module||Six Months||TAPMI Manipal||1. Sessions: Classroom sessions, Workshops, Hackathons (by Mu Sigma @TAPMI Manipal)
2. Area of Study: Digitalization, industry strategy, visualization, statistical and Math theory, design thinking, comm. & behavioral sciences
|Phase 3: Experiential & Rea World Training Module||Four Months||Mu Sigma, Bangalore||1. Projects Live projects at Mu Sigma
2. Exposure: Industry verticals like Digital Strategy, BFSI, Robotics, Supply Chain, AI, Fraud Detection, Machine Learning, Virtual Reality
3. Apprenticeship at Mu Sigma Bangalore
The program fee is INR 600000 (including GST) which includes the following:
Note: The food (at TAPMI) and travel expenses will be borne by the students
|Entrance Exam||Eligible Years||Cutoff Percentile|
|CAT||2016, 2017, 2018||75|
|XAT||2017, 2018, 2019||75|
|SNAP||2016, 2017, 2018||75|
|NMAT||2016, 2017, 2018||75|
Note: For those applying without any of the above score will have to sit for Mu Sigma Aptitude Test (muAPT) conducted in the Mu Sigma premises.
Those who qualify the above eligibility and admission criteria will be shortlisted for further rounds which comprise of the following:
|Collaborative Problem-Solving Ability||Collaborative Problem-Solving Ability Group Activity: Solve a real–world business problem||1. Team Work & Pro-activeness
2. Problem Definition & Resolution
3. Feasibility & Sustainability of Solution Implementation
|Writing Ability Test||Written Test||1. Articulation & Synthesis
3. Technical writing skills which includes Grammar and spellings
|Personal Interview||Behavioral Personal Interview by a panel of TAPMI and Mu Sigma team||1. Self-Awareness
3. Social Awareness
Final Merit List
The final selection is based on all the above components.
|Entrance Exam Score||5%|
|Verbal Ability (VA Percentile)||10%|
|Problem-Solving Group Activity||20%|
|Mu Sigma L.E.A.D. Program Application Window||1st January 2019 – 15th March 2019||Online|
|Mu Sigma L.E.A.D. Program Selection Process||Feb’19 – Mar’19||Mu Sigma Bangalore Office|
|Mu Sigma L.E.A.D. Program Phase 1||1st May 2019||Mu Sigma Bangalore|
|Mu Sigma L.E.A.D. Program Phase 2||1st June 2019||TAPMI Manipal|
|Mu Sigma L.E.A.D. Program Phase 3||1st December 2019||Mu Sigma Bangalore|
|Mu Sigma L.E.A.D. Program Final Result & Graduation||31st March 2020||TAPMI Manipal|
Those who successfully complete the L.E.A.D. program and fulfil the pre-defined criterion will be given a job-offer as a Trainee Apprentice Leader in Mu Sigma
Students as AL will be given full ownership of business and revenue goals with Fortune 500 customers
Students get a chance to work with senior leadership of organizations
Students have the potential to grow into COO, CSO and CTOs and other CXO positions.