April was a busy month for negotiation at UConn. The Law School and the Business School cooperatively sent UConn teams to two international business law negotiation competitions. Continue Reading
UConn MSBAPM Students Help Stanley Black & Decker ‘Nail Down’ Its Data Analytics Info
Stanley Black & Decker executives wanted to optimize their vast repository of data from their Healthcare division, but were hampered because reports came from four different information systems. Continue Reading
If there was any question about how much heart and soul participants put into vying for the UConn Net Impact MBA Sustainability Case Competition victory, it could be measured by the disappointment on the faces of those who didn’t place. Continue Reading
A team of students from the MS in Financial Risk Management program in Hartford came in second place in a regional Professional Risk Managers International Association (PRMIA) risk-management competition, and have qualified for the international competition April 14 in New York City. Continue Reading
UConn Graduate student Jacques “Jack” Caspi and his team won first prize in the Hartford InsurTech Digital Health Hackathon from Feb. 9 to Feb. 11. The event was sponsored by Cigna and the first-place award included a $5,000 prize. Continue Reading
Shree Reddy ’17 MSBAPM was the winner of a competitive McKinsey Online Analytics Hackathon last fall. McKinsey & Co. is one of the most well-known global management consultancy groups in the world. Continue Reading
Graduate student Ankit Borkhataria ’17 MSBAPM took third place at the Tableau Student Viz Assignment Competition, which drew more than 100 submissions from 14 countries.
Winners were selected based on creativity, analytical depth, beauty and design and overall score.
“Ankit took a creative approach in wrangling a large data set with over 1 million rows of Montgomery County (Maryland) traffic violation data. The judges loved his choice of using a bold color palette and embedding Twitter feeds from @mcpnews and #mdtraffic,” Tableau posted in its announcement.
As Insurance Industry Grapples with Change, MBA Candidates Could Become Trailblazers
First-year UConn MBA students faced one of their first big hurdles earlier this month when they were presented with a real-life, pressure-filled case competition, made all the more interesting by the presence of a special judge. Continue Reading
UConn Grad Students Victorious in Prestigious APICS Supply Chain Competition
A team of four UConn graduate students won the APICS Northeast Student Competition earlier this month, defeating competitors from RPI, Rutgers, UMass and more in a supply-chain contest. Continue Reading