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
Analytical Skills, Personal Warmth Help MBA Team Finish Prominently in National Case Competition
For Brad Goodman ’17, a second-year student in the Full-time MBA program, the recent victory in a prominent case competition was more than just exciting; it was a dress rehearsal for his career. Continue Reading
Six Cross-Disciplinary Teams Compete in Annual Competition
About 40 UConn business and law students competed and collaborated recently in the second annual Business Law Negotiation Competition, working on the first day of the competition to settle a business dispute and on the second day to reach an agreement to build a dam. Continue Reading
On April 2, 2012, UConn School of Business won the Third Annual ACG Connecticut Cup Competition. UConn’s MBA team consisted of Vivek Goel, Isaac Park, Archit Patel, Tom Wang, and Dawei Zheng. The other schools competing in the competition were Yale University School of Management (2nd place), Sacred Heart University College of Business (3rd place), and Quinnipiac University School of Business (4th place). Continue Reading