RPI - Lally School - MS Business Analytics

Hello everyone, Here’s the place to know all about the MS - Business Analytics at Lally School (RPI). Scholarships are available on merit, on an average of 50%.This program is designed to provide hands-on experience through real-world problem …

Hello everyone,

Here's the place to know all about the MS - Business Analytics at Lally School (RPI). Scholarships are available on merit, on an average of 50%.

This program is designed to provide hands-on experience through real-world problem solving. Academic partnerships with IBM and SAS will allow students to access a suite of software tools from these firms. Students will be able to use these software platforms in their courses to gain practical experience. Real-world data sets will also be used.

Let us know your questions and we would be happy to help...😃

Below is some more info about the RPI -MS Business Analytics:

One year course with 30 credits.

Course fees for one year is $45,100 and the average scholarship of 50% is available. Scholarship varies as per the background of the student.

Below is the list of courses available:

Business Core Courses - 12 Credits

Statistics and Operations Management

Introduction to Accounting and Financial Management

Information Systems for Management

Marketing Research

Analytics Core Courses - 12 Credits

Knowledge Discovery with Data Mining

Optimization, Algorithms, and Applications

Data Science

Advanced Data Resource Management

Technology Foundations for Business Analytics

Predictive Analytics Using Social Media

Domain Focused Courses - Six Credits

Financial Econometrics Modeling

Internet Marketing

Marketing Analytics

Risk Management

Career Options Include:

Business Analytics Specialists

Data Scientists

Growing analytics practice of leading consulting firms

Technology firms

Online businesses that use analytics in their business models

Wanted to let you guys know that the - Last date for all programs offered by the Lally School has been extended to June 19th

Hope to see your application...😁

Troy Peterson - Lally School Master of Science alum, has been named a Booz Allen Hamilton fellow

Interesting to listen to what Dr. John E. Kelly (Senior Vice President and Director of Research at IBM) has to say about IBM's collaboration with RPI and the role of business analytics

Lally School MBA/M.S. Admissions Office is coming to a city near you!

Follow Rensselaer Lally School MBA/M.S. Admissions on the road with our new blog as we connect with students who have a passion for technology and innovation.

Check out our schedule of events to look for when we are coming to your city!

Prof T. Ravichandran (Associate Dean for Research and a Professor in the Lally School of Management & Technology, RPI) would be visiting Chennai - India next week (Aug 6th - 13th) and would be talking on the topic listed below:

Business Analytics: The Next Frontier in the Strategic Use of Information Technology

The amount of data generated has been exploding at an exponential rate for quite some time. Business analytics has emerged as an important phenomenon aimed at harnessing this data and is expected to transform decision making in organizations. Almost all sectors of the economy are undergoing significant change because of this data driven approach to decision making. In this talk, Prof Ravi will discuss how organizations are creating value through analytics and the challenges they face.

He will also highlight the career opportunities in two emerging fields, Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management. The talk will also provide information about the two new graduate programs one in Business Analytics and the other in Supply Chan Management, recently launched by the Lally school of Management, RPI.

Below are the dates and venue:

August 6th, VIT @ their Vellore campus

August 8th, Henry Maudslay Hall, Anna University, Chennai, 11.30 am - 12.30 pm

August 13th, Conference hall #3, IC & SR, IIT, Madras, 5.30 pm - 6 pm

Speaker Bio

T. Ravichandran is the Associate Dean for Research and a Professor in the Lally School of Management & Technology, RPI. He is an affiliated faculty in the Information Technology program in the School of Science and in the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at RPI. He has been a visiting scholar at the Technological University at Eindhoven, National University of Singapore, Indian School of Business, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul National University, Fudan University, City University of Hong Kong and ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

His research expertise is in the following areas: strategic implications of information technology, supply chain management and business-business electronic markets, innovation diffusion and assimilation and organizational renewal and growth through innovation. He has published more than one hundred research papers in leading academic journals and conference proceedings. He currently serves as a Department Editor for IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. In the recent past he has served as an Associate Editor of Information Systems Research, and as an Associate Editor of MIS Quarterly.

He works closely with several large firms on IT strategy, supply chain management and innovation management. Dr. Ravichandran has extensive business experience having served as a Consultant to the Reliance Group, Bombay, as the Assistant Director of National Productivity Council, India and as a Production Manager in Flakt AB (now Asea Brown Boweri). He has also been a successful entrepreneur; he started, built and ran an IT services firm.

He has a PhD in Business Management, a post graduate diploma in Industrial and Systems Engineering and a bachelor of engineering in production engineering.

Hope to see you all there...!

Rensselaer Lally School Dean Tom Begley featured in The Business Review article on Rensselaer partnership with IBM to offer new M.S. in Business Analytics this fall.

IBM, RPI launching new program this fall

Rensselaer was the first university to receive a Watson computer from IBM—and now Prof. Jim Hendler and students are building a new open source version of the program.

The MBA Tour is near and we are excited about the opportunity to meet you.

The schedule for India is detailed below:

Chennai - Thursday - September 19

Bangalore - Saturday - September 21

Delhi - Monday - September 23

Ahmedabad - Wednesday - September 25

Mumbai - Saturday - September 28

Hope you join us there, and we would be happy to answer your questions and give you more insight about our programs

Admisisons - RPI - Lally School Of Management & Tech


Admissions Deadlines for MBA & MS Admissions

Round 1:

Oct 16, 2013 - Notification by Jan 15, 2014

Round 2:

Jan 1, 2014, Notification by April 1, 2014

Round 3:

March 15, 2014 - Notification by June 15, 2014

Round 2 reminder:

Application deadline - Jan 1, 2014 - Notification by April 1, 2014

Hope to see your application soon...😃

Thank you for considering the Lally School of Management for your master's degree!

I am pleased to announce that Sean Kelley, our Assistant Director of MBA/M.S. Admissions, will be back in India representing the Lally School of Management's MBA/M.S. programs as part of The MBA Tour's India MeetUp Events. Please RSVP at one of the links below and be sure to indicate your interest in meeting with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute when you register:

Mumbai: Saturday, January 18 from 12:30-5:45 pm - click to register

Bangalore: Monday, January 20 from 5:00-10:00 pm - click to register

Delhi: Wednesday, January 22 from 5:00-10:00 pm - click to register

Sean is happy to meet with applicants to the Lally School on a one-on-one basis in addition to the small-group MeetUp event (by registering above). Please send an email with your name and application reference number to [email protected] and he will be in touch to schedule a personal 15-minute chat.