Queen's Strategic Analytics Program will show you how to deploy analytics in new and powerful ways. The program provides hands-on experience with the concepts, tools, and techniques that can help your organization to effectively implement strategic objectives at all levels. Online databases and powerful analytical tools have made complex analysis both economically feasible and timely. Learn from experts how to apply them yourself.
Strategic analysis in support of major decisions and repetitive tasks like inventory control and resource allocation have been normal practice for managers for generations. New factors, including online databases and powerful analytical tools, have made complex analysis both economically feasible and timely.
Managers and executives who are involved in their organizations' strategic planning process.
Learn new approaches to analytics
Foster a culture of consistency and informed decision-making through the application of analytics
The main ingredient required for a business of any size to improve profitability with analytical decision-making is a willingness to learn new techniques and try new things. Inexpensive tools on desktop computers, including things as commonplace as Microsoft Excel, have made sophisticated analytics possible for anyone.
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Session leaders include senior professors from Smith School of Business and knowledgeable experts from industry. These outstanding teachers are constantly in touch with today's business world through real-world business experience, Board memberships and their own consulting practices.
Yuri Levin is the Stephen J.R. Smith Chair of Analytics, the inaugural Director of Master of Management Analytics programme, and the inaugural Director of Scotiabank Centre for Customer Analytics at Smith School of Business at Queen’s University. In 2016, he was named by Poets and Quants as one of the Top 40 Professors Under 40 Worldwide. He teaches analytical decision making, strategic analytics, and pricing analytics courses in MBA, MMA, and Executive Education programmes. He holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research from Rutgers University in the US where he taught in different MBA programmes for 3 years before joining Queen's in 2002. Yuri was the 2013 and 2014 recipient of the MBA Professor of the Year Award and the 2014 and 2015 recipient of the Master of Management Analytics Professor of the Year Award. He has developed innovative approaches and published widely in the general area of revenue management and dynamic pricing. He was a co-winner of 2013 INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Practice Prize for pricing and promotions analysis at Molson Coors Brewing Company and a co-winner of 2009 INFORMS COIN-OR Cup for applications of COIN-OR technologies in development of novel techniques for cargo capacity management and dynamic pricing. He was also the 2010 recipient of Queen's School of Business Award for Research Achievement and 2003 New Researcher Achievement Award. Yuri is an Associate Editor of Operations Research. He served as Chair of INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing section, Associate Editor of Management Science, and was a Guest Editor of the special issue of European Journal of Operational Research on Revenue Management and Dynamic Pricing. Yuri's research has been funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada. Yuri has consulted widely on consumer behavior modeling and optimization of pricing and developed corporate training programmes in strategic analytics, analytical decision making, and strategic pricing optimization.
Jeff McGill is an experienced researcher, teacher, and practitioner in Management Science, and is a former Program Director of the Queen's Full-time MBA. Jeff's interests are in pricing and revenue management, particularly in the transportation industry, and in statistical methods for improving management decisions. He has over eight years of full-time industrial experience in product development and operations research, and has consulted widely for public and private organizations in the areas of optimal pricing and data analysis.