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Integrity

Staying Relevant

Tippie faculty members foster open communications with business representatives to ensure that course work is pertinent to today's business environment.

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Innovation

Quality Graduates

The Tippie Department of Management Sciences is well known for the quality of its graduates, and businesses return year after year to hire our students.

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Impact

Learning by Doing

BAIS undergraduates take course work that balances theoretical concepts with hands-on experiential learning. Electives help students integrate and apply knowledge learned in practical, real-world scenarios.





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Tippie Technology and Innovation Association

Our award-winning student organization.

Seminar Series

Faculty and Ph.D. students present their current research.

Management Sciences Computer Labs

Two computer labs are available for student use.

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Management Sciences

The Department of Management Sciences provides a variety of study areas across the spectrum of business analytics and information systems. Students learn to develop and manage information systems, apply process improvement techniques to supply chains, and solve business problems with quantitative analysis.

Our Business Analytics and Information Systems (BAIS) program provides two tracks of study for undergraduate students, while Ph.D. students work closely with our nationally recognized faculty. We specialize in the use of advanced computational and mathematical techniques to solve critical business problems. Our research and instruction specialties include operations management, information systems, and quantitative methods.

Department News

TippieTECH Members Place at National Conference

In April, the Tippie Technology & Innovation Association sent 15 BAIS students and one faculty member to the Association of Information Technology's National Collegiate Conference in Atlanta. Michael Lang and Charles Knight won first place in the Business Analytics competition, out of 30 teams from across the nation. Dalton Friedhoff and Karly Holland took a close second. Charles Knight and Megan Moran also earned 3rd place in the Microsoft Office Solutions competition out of 81 teams, and Scott Alzheimer and Yahong Ding got an Honorable Mention in Systems Analysis & Design (out of 43 teams). Scott Alzheimer also achieved his ICCP:ISA-Practictioner certification while at the conference. Faculty advisor Yvonne Galusha was invited to help administer the competition due to Iowa's Business Analytics accolades earned at the 2013 conference. Congratulations to the Tippie Technology & Innovation Association and the Management Sciences department for representing the strength of our program on a large scale!

Pant Receives INFORMS Award

Gautam PantAssociate Professor Gautam Pant was presented with the "Best Associate Editor Award" by the Information Systems Research (ISR) journal at the annual INFORMS meeting in Minneapolis on Oct. 5.



Burer Receives Meritorious Service Award

Samuel BurerEach year, the Operations Research Editorial Board recognizes the hard work that members of the scholarly community perform to support the journal and the profession. The objective is to recognize Associate Editors and referees who did an exceptional job by submitting timely, unbiased, and thoughtful reviews. This year's recipients for the award included Management Sciences Professor Samuel Burer.

NSF Grant to Two Tippie Professors

Ken Brown and Barrett ThomasKenneth Brown, professor of management and organizations, and Barrett Thomas, associate professor of management sciences, have received a $216,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop new models and methods for organizations to improve their workforces through careful management of training tand on-the-job learning.

The research combines perspectives and techniques of data mining, operations research, and organizational psychology.


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