Analytics is an interdisciplinary field that combines statistics, advanced analysis, business, programming and machine learning. In the fields of accounting, management, marketing and human resources there has been significant growth in big data that has created an opportunity to perform research that helps solve business challenges. Companies are increasingly data-driven, which results in a vast need for professionals who can solve business problems through the application of data-driven techniques. In the Analytics Hub at the Centre for Business students, businesses, and faculty derive actionable insights and tell stories about data from both private and public sources.
As of Winter 2019, we have completed 67 industry projects, 21+ different types of projects across 14+ different industries representing 117 students over the last 4 years and over $1M in economic value (salaries and business impact) to our industry partners.