MSBAPM


A Victory to Savor

Photo, left to right: MSBAPM students Zhong He '17, Xin "Amy" Ni '16, and Jun Sun '16 pose for a photo with Patrick Buckley, manager of the Advanced Analytics Leadership Development Program at Travelers, following the UConn team’s victory. (Xin "Amy'' Ni)
Photo, left to right: MSBAPM students Zhong He ’17, Xin “Amy” Ni ’16, and Jun Sun ’16 pose for a photo with Patrick Buckley, manager of the Advanced Analytics Leadership Development Program at Travelers, following the UConn team’s victory. (Xin “Amy” Ni)

A Determined MSBAPM Team Wins Hard-Fought Travelers Analytics Case Competition

Extra research, attention to detail, and a lively presentation boosted an MSBAPM team from Hartford to a championship in a hard-fought, three-month, four-round Travelers Analytics Case Competition. Continue Reading


MSBAPM Program Coming to Stamford

UConn Stamford Exterior (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
(Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Need for ‘Analytic Talent’ in Fairfield County Drove Decision to Expand Degree Offering

The rapidly growing and immensely popular master’s degree in business analytics and project management (MSBAPM), currently offered exclusively in Hartford, will soon be added to UConn Stamford’s curriculum. Continue Reading


‘The World Is …Brimming with Opportunities’

Sumit Kumar '17 MBA, one of 5 UConn graduate students who participated in a new summer program called The Verge Consulting Group. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Sumit Kumar ’17 MBA, one of five UConn graduate students who participated in a new summer program called The Verge Consulting Group. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Graduate Students Find Fulfillment in Assisting Startups; Business Owners Grateful for Helping Hand

Sumit Kumar, a second-year MBA student, couldn’t believe his good fortune.

This summer he was able to devise a market strategy for a growing beverage company and conduct market analysis and funding research for a biomedical-device manufacturer, both in Connecticut.Continue Reading



To Gigabit or Not

Blue Fiber Optic Strands
Blue Fiber Optic Strands

Business Analytics Professor, Students Unravel Mystery Surrounding Fiber-Optic Broadband Benefits

Connecticut’s 169 towns and cities now have some critical new information to consider as they examine whether to invest in ultra-fast, fiber-optic based broadband internet.

Professor Sudip Bhattacharjee and graduate students in UConn’s Business Analytics and Project Management (MSBAPM) program ranked each municipality on a three-tier scale, highlighting which are most likely to benefit from adding broadband service.

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Connecticut State Broadband Office Partners with UConn School of Business

Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz Announces Formation of Connecticut State Broadband Office and Promotes Internet Survey as First Official Action

State of Connecticut Consumer Counsel Office – As the first official act of the State Broadband Office, Katz announced that the Office has partnered with the UConn School of Business to create two internet surveys – one for businesses, one for residents, which ask respondents about their internet speed, cost, usage, and satisfaction level with their options. The surveys are available through the following internet links:

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Diabetes App Wins First Place

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Two graduate students who designed an app to predict future trends in diabetes within the United States were the winners of the MSBAPM & Alteryx Data Challenge earlier this year.

In addition to the $1,000 grand prize for their work, graduate students Hao Zhu and Yingqi Yang were special guests at the company’s annual conference and gala, Inspire 2015, which was held May 17-20 in Boston. They were able to share their work with experts in the field.Continue Reading