It’s been a big week at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. On Tuesday (May 11), the Ross School announced the appointment of an interim replacement for its popular outgoing dean. Then on Thursday (May 13), Michigan announced the launch of a whole new program.
The Ross School is launching a new Master of Business Analytics to its portfolio of top-ranked one-year master’s programs. The new 10-month residential program will begin in June 2022, with applications open in July of this year. In the works for several years, the program “will prepare students for future leadership roles that require the ability to transform complex data into high-impact business insights and solutions,” according to the school’s announcement, while the curriculum “will offer opportunities for hands-on, action-based learning, including engaging with leading companies on projects where