ISTC is relaunching a new generation academy program! From now on, you can join our Business school, and earn your desired skills for specific fields, find your career path, create your startup or join our creative school for further amazing joint projects with partners.

The school is designed to meet your specific skills’ gap, and the extended format will give you the opportunity to choose between several tracks simultaneously.

The classes will start from October 2, 2017  and are for all enthusiasts who want to be part of a targeted educational program unique in Armenia!

The new program is designed for everyone who needs fast paced knowledge with access to up-to-date technologies and software for project based learning. The Business School program has proved to be 90% efficient.

Places are limited to 10 people, so hurry up not to lose your spot !

Upon completion you will have hands on experience and ready to apply  knowledge in real life, knowledge of IBM world, and an awesome network of like-minded people.

Duration: 24 hours, 2 months, 2 times weekly

Price: 40 000 AMD per month

Starting: October 2, 2017

Deadline for applications: September 29, 2017

Business Analytics is the study of data through statistical and operations analysis, the formation of predictive models, and application of optimization techniques. Business Analytics requires quantitative methods and evidence-based data for business modelling and decision making; as such, Business Analytics requires the use of Big Data.
The Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) is a software package used in statistical analysis of data. The software was originally meant for the social sciences, but has become popular in other fields such as health sciences and especially in marketing, market research and data mining.Main topics to learn:

TOPIC 1 – Introduction to Statistical Analysis using IBM SPSS Statistics

    • Introduction to statistical analysis
    • Describing relationships between variables
    • Relationships between categorical variables
    • Understanding data distributions theory
    • Making inference about populations from samples
    • One sample T test
    • The Independent sample T test
    • The paired samples T test
    • One way ANOVA
    • Bivariate plots and correlations for scale variables
    • Introduction to Regression analysis
    • Introduction to Nonparametric tests

TOPIC 2 – Data Management and Manipulation with IBM SPSS Statistics

    • Explain the use of SPSS Statistics for basic data analysis
    • Import data from different types of file formats
    • Define, save and view variable properties
    • Use the Data Editor to enter data values, work with Data Editor features and multiple Data Editor windows
    • Summarize individual variables using tables and graphs
    • Group values of variables using various methods
    • Create new variables using the Compute Variable dialog
    • Analyze relationships between categorical variables and between categorical and scale variables
    • Select cases in a data file using various methods
    • Present results with charts
    • Use the Output Viewer and its editing features
    • Use basic syntax to automate analyses
    • Use the Toolbars
    • Use all types of help available in SPSS Statistics
    • Reading Data
    • Variable properties
    • Working with data editor
    • Summarizing individual variables
    • Modifying data values: recode
    • Modifying data values: compute

TOPIC 3 – SPSS for Marketing

TOPIC 4 – Predictive Analytics with IBM SPSS MODELER

with Ruben Gevorgyan

Duration: 22 hours, 2 months, 2 times weekly

Price: 40 000 AMD per month

Starting: October 2, 2017

Deadline for applications: September 29, 2017

Business process management (BPM) is a systematic approach to making an organization’s workflow more effective, more efficient and more capable of adapting to an ever-changing environment. The goal of BPM is to reduce human error and miscommunication and focus stakeholders on the requirements of their roles.

Main topics to learn:

TOPIC 1 – Business Process Analysis and Definition, UML 2.0

        • What is a Business Process?
        • Real-life examples for introduction for processes
        • What is Business Process Implementation
        • Importance of Business Processes – structured/unstructured
        • The role of the Business Analyst /Requirement Engineer, Interview
        • Activity Diagrams, Use Case Diagrams, Class Diagrams, Data Flow Diagrams

TOPIC 2 – Business Process Management and IBM Blueworks Live

    1. Introduction, History
        •Business Process Maturity Model
    2. Management Information Systems
        •Characteristics and Value of Information

•Types of Management Information Systems

    3. Process Design Evaluation
        •Understanding the concept of Value in BPM, Towards a generic framework

•How to align BPM to Profitability Thinking

•Levels of measurement

•Essential Components of the Calculation, Real World examples

    4. Process Execution Evaluation
        •How to evaluate a running process?

•How to find the right measures?

•What is performance measurement? Most common approaches

TOPIC 3 – BPM Project Management


•BPM projects

TOPIC 4 – Business Process Implementation with BPMN, IBM BPM

with Marine Ghahramanyan

Duration: 12 hours, 1 month, 2 times weekly

Price: 30 000 AMD

Starting: October 2, 2017

Deadline for applications: September 29, 2017

Social media marketing (SMM) is a form of Internet marketing that utilizes social networking websites as a marketing tool. The goal of SMM is to produce content that users will share with their social network and broaden customer reach.
Digital analytics is the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data from your business and the competition to drive a continual improvement of the online experience that your customers and potential customers have which translates to your desired outcomes (both online and offline).Main topics to learn:

TOPIC 1 – Introduction to Digital Marketing

TOPIC 2 – Social Media Marketing Strategies and ROMI (Return on Marketing Investment)

TOPIC 3 – Social Media Marketing Strategies and IBM Digital Analytics

TOPIC 4 – Budgeting & Metrics

with Ruzanna Safaryan

IBM Bluemix and IBM Watson technologies will be an added value to all the courses.
Participants of the ISTC Business School will have free unlimited access to all the resources of the Center.

Successful participants will become part of the internship program, create their own start-up, start working in our partner companies or become part of the research team!



Courses start:  October 2, 2017

Prerequisites:  Knowledge of English, computer literacy, thinking skills, motivation!!!

Deadline for applications: September 29, 2017

Trainers: Follow the link to find out more about our amazing trainers !


For more information and registration, you are invited to submit the form below before September 22, 2017 and become part of our awesome community.