The UConn School of Business will be offering an online master’s degree in financial technology (FinTech), as well as an online certificate, in response to corporate demand for talent in this fast-growing field.
The latest additions, to launch in Fall 2023, will continue to position UConn as an international leader in fintech education.
“Fintech has disrupted traditional practices in the financial sector and changed the way we bank, shop, trade, invest, and pay our bills,” said John A. Elliott, dean of the School of Business. “We are eager to expand our educational offerings in this area and anticipate that our graduates will have a significant impact in this evolution.”Continue Reading
The UConn School of Business is creating a master’s degree program in financial technology (fintech) next year, joining the ranks of only a handful of universities around the globe to do so.Continue Reading
A team of UConn students earned third place in the 2019 International Big Data & Analytics Education Conference with their passionate presentation on “The Catastrophic Effects of Global Warming—The Forces at Play.” Continue Reading
Eleven graduate students recently traveled to Munich, Germany, as part of a course that was designed to deliver an international experiential opportunity that could be personalized to each student’s interest.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
Digital Insurance – LIMRA has partnered with the University of Connecticut’s School of Business in supporting financial services companies’ analytics projects.
According to research by the life insurance trade association, 80% of organizations are now piloting or implementing at least one advanced analytics initiative. Yet, a big challenge remains finding the right talent and skill sets to meet growing industry needs.
LIMRA – LIMRA today announces its partnership with the University of Connecticut’s School of Business, supporting the mission of the new Center for the Advancement of Business Analytics (CABA). A major goal of the partnership is facilitating collaboration with the financial services industry.
A dozen colleges and universities were represented at the 2017 UConn Analytics Roundtable on July 18 at the Graduate Business Learning Center (GBLC) in downtown Hartford.
The goal of the event was to form alliances between career coaches from Northeast business schools with analytics/data science graduate programs.
In addition to UConn, participating universities included: Clark, Syracuse, Merrimack College, NYU, Quinnipiac, Fordham, Brandeis, SUNY Buffalo, Rutgers, Boston University and the University of New Hampshire.
Professor John Wilson from the OPIM department was the keynote speaker and addressed the audience about the trends and future of analytics.
“From the moment guests arrived there was chatter and energy in the room,” said Katherine Duncan, a UConn MSBAPM career adviser, who organized and moderated the event. “It was clear that all invited had passion for helping students and enthusiasm to share.”
School of Business Welcomes 10 New Professors, Each ‘Well Chosen’
During the first faculty meeting of the new semester, Dean John A. Elliott formally welcomed 10 new faculty members to the UConn School of Business.
“The group is a mix of tenure track, in-residence and visiting professors. They range widely in experience, but each is well chosen,” he said. “Our students, our research mission, and our role in advancing the success of our corporate partners, and the state, will all be well served by their engagement.”Continue Reading