Tuesday, Oct. 10
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Student Social Event
Meet the Melton Scholars and the board members of our analytics clubs: Business Analytics Society, WOMBAT, Sports Analytics Club, MSBA Club.
Wednesday, Oct. 11
Check-in and Welcome
12:15 - 1:30 pm
Sam Ransbotham, PhD
Boston College – Associate Professor
Sloan Management Review – Data and Analytics Initiative Guest Editor
1:30 – 2 pm
2 – 4 pm
During the breakout sessions, students will be working on a business analytics case. You will have the opportunity to watch the students solve the problems and even jump in to help them out.
Alumni Breakout Sessions
Hear presentations from graduates of our Business Analytics, Statistics and Management Science program.
Company Breakout Sessions
Hear presentations from current and potential forum member companies.
4:15 - 5:30 pm
Hackathon Presentations and Judging
Strictly timed group presentations with forum members judging each group.
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Mingle with students and alumni from all our programs as we wait for the announcement of the winning Hackathon team.
Thursday, Oct. 12
8 - 9:15 am
Breakfast and State of the Department
Introduction of new faculty and initiatives: Melton Scholars, Center for Customer Analytics and the Department Advisory Board. Updates on corporate partnership projects, degree programs and research output.
9:30 - 10:30 am
10:30 - 10:45 am
10:45 am - 12:15 pm
12:15 - 1:15 pm
Each table will have at least one faculty member and three students.
1:30 - 2:30 pm
Our MSBA students work in small teams with a faculty coach on real-life business problems in the last semester of the program. A company representative, student and faculty coach from two of our previous capstone projects will review each project.
2:30 - 2:45 pm
2:45 - 4:15 pm
Get a chance to briefly meet one on one with a large number of our students.
4:15 - 4:30 pm
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Closing and Job Fair Reception
Friday, Oct. 13
8am - Noon
For more information contact Christine Vossler.
Saturday, Oct. 14
Graduate Alumni Brunch
Enjoy brunch and catching up with your fellow alumni before the South Carolina game. Check back soon for more information on the schedule of events and guest speaker.