- Receive admission to INSOFE’s PGP in Business Analytics.
- Get conditional job offer letter.
- Complete the PGP requirements.
- Receive 2.5 credits advanced standing to the MBA at Sprott School of Business.
- Submit English language proficiency test scores.
- Gain lateral entry to the MBA program.
- Complete Business Management coursework and internship in Canada.
This unique offering is specifically designed for individuals who aspire to be data-savvy leaders. The INSOFE PGP in Business Analytics will equip you with skills to understand data and make informed decisions, while the Sprott MBA will provide the skills, experience, and global perspective needed to take on a leadership role within your organisation.
In today’s world, data is plentiful but insight is scarce. Organizations are hungry for leaders who grasp both analytics and business strategy. The unique combination of INSOFE’s PGP in Business Analytics and the Sprott MBA is designed to produce graduates who can navigate complexity, see opportunities clearly, and make a difference.
Students will enjoy an outstanding global experience—a rigorous technical foundation in India, coupled with a world-class management program and practical experience in Canada. The doors this will open for graduates are endless, whether the aim is to start a business or become a key part of a larger organization.
Dr. Robin Ritchie
Associate Professor of Marketing
Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
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The MBA program offered by Sprott School of Business in collaboration with INSOFE requires students to complete 8.5 credits to graduate.
Students will complete 2.5 credits with INSOFE, following which, they will travel to Canada to complete 5 credits of courses and 1 credit of internship at Sprott School of Business.
INEX - INSOFE Entrance Examination, Document Verification followed by Admission
INSOFE Courses (2.5 credits)
- Foundations of Probability and Statistics for Data Science
- Directed Independent Study and Research
- Disruptive Digital Technologies and their Real-World Applications
- Managing Projects (Project Management)
- The Art and Science of Storytelling with Data Visualizations
- Statistical Modeling for Business Managers
- AI, ML, and Social Mining for Business Managers
- Advanced Analytics tools for Business Managers
- Essential Skills for AI Translators
- Operations Research
After completing the course at INSOFE, students recieve lateral entry into the second semester at Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
Carleton Courses (6 credits)
- Financial Accounting
- Managerial Accounting
- Business Ethics
- Financial Management
- Corporate Finance
- International Business
- Managing Information
- Systems in Organizations
- Managing People and Organizations
- Marketing Strategy
- Strategic Concepts
- Corporate and Business Strategy
- Operations Management
- MBA Skills Workshop
- MBA elective courses
|Enrollment through INSOFE|
|Program Fees||$60,000 CAD||
( 16,000 CAD for 1st term in INSOFE, 32,000 CAD for 2nd and 3rd terms and 5000 CAD for Internship in Carleton University)
scholarship CAD 7000.
|Loan Assistance||100% education loan assistance from 13 leading banks|
Base salary: CAD 45,000
Base salary: CAD 35,000
*Subject to IRCC regulations.
All candidates who complete the PGP in Business Analytics certification (with a grade of B or higher) and the MBA degree from Sprott School of Business will be placed in a job after graduation and have their work permits* processed accordingly.
The base salary is the salary received by the individual for the first 3 - 6 months when they are working on internal projects and research with the organization. When the individual starts working with external clients, the salary will be modified according to the industry standards.
At Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business, we create learning opportunities and scholarships that harness the potential and opportunity for business to improve lives worldwide. Drawing upon our values of compassion, imagination and purpose, we contribute to a better world ahead through the continued provision of outstanding education, research and partnerships.
The Sprott MBA’s integrated management curriculum and active, collaborative learning environment prepares graduates to lead change and drive impact. The Sprott MBA is accredited by AACSB International.
INSOFE’s twinning agreements with 8 universities from 5 countries resulted in the PGP programs being accepted as first semester credits towards attaining graduate degrees. It is a first of its kind distinction offered to any privately started institute in India.
INSOFE is a world-class research, consulting, and graduate education institution with a deep focus on Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning. Extending the horizon beyond the perception that Data Science is a specialization in computer science, INSOFE recognizes the discipline as a fundamental alternative that practices deductive science with data.
Studying abroad is not just about mastering data science concepts and the connections you make at the university. As a graduate student you still get plenty of opportunities to explore the non-academic aspects of life in Canada. Don’t hesitate to step out of your comfort zone to explore the city and the university before hitting those books.
Ottawa is ranked as one of the safest cities to live in with highly diverse and multicultural experiences available for people with varied interests. Whether you’re an avid artist, a nature enthusiast, a museum aficionado or a food connoisseur you can find something to meet each of those interests. Check out this link to see the different options available on and off-campus to create that perfect work-life balance for your study abroad experience with Carleton University.
“The best way to learn about INSOFE programs and pursue a MBA with a specialization in Business Analytics with Carleton University is to attend the Live & Free information sessions. Our senior-most advisors and faculty explain the data science programs in simple and clear terms and answer all your questions.
If you already know a program to study, you can call us or have us call you”
I am from a non-STEM background and interested in pursuing an MBA, can I apply to this program?
Yes, you can! You do not need prior experience in computer programming or a background in engineering to apply for an MBA at Carleton University. INSOFE will provide training in the foundations of data science and programming required for you to pursue a successful career in data science.
I do not have any work experience; can I still apply to do the MBA?
Yes, you can! The course is designed for students from all educational and professional backgrounds.
Do I need GRE, GMAT, IELTS, and/or TOEFL?
The GMAT and GRE scores have been waived by the university (only for Fall 2021 cohort). However, you need to submit a GMAT waiver form in lieu of your scores when submitting the application to Carleton University. Contact an INSOFE advisor to receive the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University waiver form.
Additionally, you will need to submit one of the following English language proficiency test scores when applying to Carleton University.
- CAEL minimum score required is 700
- TOEFL IBT minimum score is 87 (with a minimum of 22 in each component)
- IELTS overall band score minimum of 6.5 and a minimum of 6.0 in each band score
- Pearson Test of English (PTE) 60 overall (minimum 60 in each communicative skill)
Refer to this link to understand more about English language proficiency requirements at Carleton University: https://graduate.carleton.ca/international/english-second-language/
Are there any prerequisites to get into the program?
Carleton University requires that a student have a 4-year bachelor’s degree after high school when applying to the MBA. However, there is no restriction on the student’s educational background, it can be in any field.
Carleton University also requires you to score a grade of B or higher on the INSOFE’s PGP in Business Analytics for you to receive lateral entry to term 2 at Sprott School of Business
How can I apply to the program?
After passing the INSOFE entrance exam, you must clear the HR interview to receive admission to the INSOFE’s PGP in Business Analytics. Following this you need to complete 2.5 credits worth of data science classes in India.
During this time, INSOFE will help you apply to the MBA at Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
Submit your application here: https://graduate.carleton.ca/apply-online/
Make sure to attach all the specified documents as well. You will receive an email from Sprott School of Business, Carleton University regarding the status of your application.
Will a good score on INSOFE entrance examination guarantee admission to Carleton University?
INSOFE entrance examination and HR interview are used only to assess admission to the INSOFE PGP and the job offer in Canada.
To receive admission to the MBA program, students have to send in a separate application to Carleton University, pay CAD 150 application fee, and submit all the required documents.
Refer to this link to understand which documents need to be submitted along with the application: https://sprott.carleton.ca/mba/mba-admissions/
While INSOFE will guide you on the process, admission to the program at Sprott School of Business, Carleton University is subject to the University’s discretion and cannot be guaranteed by INSOFE.
What is the duration of the program?
The first 2.5 credits will be offered in India over one term following which you will go to Canada to complete the remaining 6 credits over 3 academic terms at Sprott School of Business, Carleton University.
How are the fees calculated?
The entire MBA costs 60,000 CAD for the academic year 2022. Students who enroll through INSOFE will receive a 10% scholarship applied to the tuition fee upon receiving admittance to the MBA degree
Is there any financial assistance available?
All INSOFE students registered for an MBA at Sprott School of Business, Carleton University are eligible to receive 100% loan from any of the 13 leading banks in India. We can help connect you with a bank so you may pursue the MBA without hassle.
What visa will I get to do this program?
The MBA is a recognized post-graduation program that is eligible for a Canadian study permit. Refer to this link to understand how to apply for the study permit:
Indian students are eligible to apply for a faster processing time through Student Direct Stream option: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/study-canada/study-permit/student-direct-stream/eligibility.html
What is the job guarantee promised by INSOFE?
You will receive a conditional job offer from an INSOFE Business Partner for the positions of either a Data Science Manager/Analyst in Canada, along with your PGP admission letter.
You will receive a final job offer after you have completed the PGP with a grade of B or higher and graduate with an MBA degree from Sprott School of Business. Failure to comply with any of these terms will result in the offer becoming null.
Will the base salary change?
The base salary is the salary received by the individual for the first 3 - 6 months when they are working on internal projects and research with the organization. When the individual starts working with external clients, the salary will be modified according to the market value.
How do I know if I will receive an offer for a Data Science Manager/Analyst?
Students who receive a grade of A or higher on their PGP will receive an offer as a Data Science Manager while those who receive a grade of B or higher will receive an offer as a Data Science Analyst.
Can I refuse the job offer?
Yes you can, the job offer is non-binding. You are free to find other employment opportunities, however, you need to let INSOFE know in writing 3-months in advance (to the start date on your offer letter) that you are not interested in pursuing the offer made at the time of admission.
Will I get a chance to work in Canada after graduating from the program?
The job offer you receive is for you to work in Canada after graduating from the MBA.
In addition, students are eligible to apply for post-graduate work permit in Canada and find other employment options.
Refer to this link to understand more about work permits in Canada:
Are the classes in person or online?
Students have the option to complete the INSOFE classes online following which they will travel to Carleton University to attend in person classes.
All in person classes at both INSOFE and Sprott School of Business will adhere to COVID-19 safety precautions and protocols.