Best Practices for Preparing Students for a Career in Business Analytics/Data Science
Thursday, Nov. 19
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET
First presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings in August 2020, now offered as a free encore guest session in the JMP Academic Webinar Series and sponsored by the ASA’s Business Analytics SE group.
As the fields of Business Analytics and Data Science for Business continue to evolve, there is much uncertainty about what business programs should teach. This panel discussion will bring together a diverse group of experts from both the business sector and academia that will try to shed some light on the subject.
The panel will begin with a discussion of what skills and tool sets business analytics professionals are critical in this environment. This will be followed by a discussion on latest thinking with respect to how academia can prepare students to be able to perform in this ever-changing environment.
Hosted by George Recck, Babson College
With discussion by panelists:
- Kymm Hockman, recently retired from Dow/Dupont
- Roger Hoerl, Associate Professor of Statistics at Union College and a former manager in the Applied Statistics Laboratory at General Electric
- Michael Posner, Associate Professor of Statistics and Director of the Center for Statistics Education at Villanova University
Register now for this free, one-hour, interactive webinar.
Date: Thursday, Nov 19
Time: 2 PM ET (11 AM PT)