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Business analytics courses and requirements

In addition to the core, you'll complete these courses:

Required courses

In the business analytics concentration, you will follow a specific plan of study. Included in this plan are these required courses:

Elective courses

You will also choose two business analytics elective courses and eight other MBA electives.

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Professor Jennifer Blackhurst is researching how supply chain structure impacts a company’s resilience amid disruptive events.

Leveraging big data for supply chain resilience

When superstorms, viral epidemics, or political upheavals hit supply chains, how can businesses be ready?

"Analytics is becoming very key in managing a world-class supply chain, and it touches all aspects of a business.”

Professor Jennifer Blackhurst, MBA business analytics faculty director, and her colleague Assistant Professor Kang Zhao are examining how the structure of supply chains impacts a company’s resilience amid disruptive events.

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Academy leaders

Business analytics students are members of the Business Analytics Academy, led by a business and faculty director who serve as mentor, coach, and guide to industry.

Kristine Arens

Business Director, Business Analytics Academy
E426 Pomerantz Center

Jennifer Blackhurst, PhD

Faculty Director, Business Analytics Academy
W236 Pappajohn Business Building