Rochester Launches An Online Master’s In Business Analytics

The recently-renovated Schlegel Hall and Eisenberg Rotunda. Photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

The University of Rochester’s Simon Business School today (Jan. 22) joined the online education revolution by launching its first degree program delivered over the internet: a 14-month-long master’s in business analytics for mid-career professionals. The $53,500 program will welcome its first cohort of between 30 and 50 students in August of this year.

Students who enter the online program also will have three weekend residencies at the start, the middle and the end of the curriculum when they will present the findings of a capstone consulting project. Though Simon has been using online elements in its Executive MBA offering, the Online Masters of Science in Business Analytics for Managers represents the school’s first entry into the online degree market. Some 14 different professors will teach the program. Over the 14 months, students would take

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Online Master’s In Business Analytics Supports First-Party

NEW YORK, USA, Dec. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to the World Economic Forum, analytical thinking and innovation are the most sought-after skills in today’s global marketplace, and more than half of the nation’s employees will need reskilling by 2025. As digital transformation accelerates, organizations require professionals who can identify opportunities through analyzing data.

One example driving this demand is the need for companies to have a first-party data strategy amid privacy concerns and new regulations. Earlier this year, Google (who maintains 90 percent of the world’s search engine market) announced it would be phasing out third-party cookies on Chrome browsers by 2023. This move follows similar privacy-first initiatives implemented by Safari and Firefox previously.

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Cookies are information saved by your web browser. When you visit a website, it places a cookie on your web browser to recognize your device in the future. First-party

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EY and Hult International Business School Launch Masters in Business Analytics

In association with Hult International Business School, EY recently announced a brand new, fully accredited Masters in Business Analytics, available to all 312,000 EY members free of charge and regardless of their rank, tenure, or location.

The EY Masters in Business Analytics by Hult, the first qualification of its kind, will significantly expand data and artificial intelligence (AI) literacy among EY employees and help them translate those skills into new and innovative services for clients around the globe. The new qualification is focused on helping people at EY develop the mindset and skillset to navigate new, technology-focused ways of working, with all learning provided entirely online.

“Technology is changing everything – from how we work and create value to how we live and interact as a society. The implications for business are huge and this new qualification will better help EY people to provide new services for clients by

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EY announces free Masters in Business Analytics for staff

Ernst & Young announced a collaboration with Hult International Business School to launch a fully accredited Masters in Business Analytics designation, available to all of the Big Four firm’s staff members regardless of seniority or location, free of charge.

The EY Masters in Business Analytics by Hult is focused on boosting data and artificial intelligence literacy among firm members, in order to utilize said skills into “new and innovative services for clients around the globe.” The program will take place entirely online.

“Technology is changing everything — from how we work and create value to how we live and interact as a society,” said Trent Henry, EY Global vice chair of talent, in a statement. “The implications for business are huge and this new qualification will better help EY people to provide new services for clients by harnessing the very latest technologies to address a huge variety of challenges, from

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