Strong quantitative and analytical skills are hallmarks of the Simon faculty and graduates. Our graduates are reputed to be creative problem solvers, skilled at applying the latest analytical techniques to gain business insights from large volumes of data. They thrive in data rich business careers such as risk management, loan and insurance underwriting, healthcare delivery, targeted advertising, and management consulting.
Simon’s distinct focus on analytics—through a highly quantitative and economics-based curriculum—is designed to help students build strong problem-solving skills that appeal to employers across all industries. Our faculty of engaging experts will train you to frame business challenges in analytical terms, apply big-data insights, and build meaningful solutions. Through Simon’s MSBA with a concentration in Business Analytics, you will gain a competitive edge in a demanding business world.
The program combines foundational business knowledge with analytical expertise. It teaches you a fundamental set of theories and frameworks necessary to understand the world of business, while simultaneously equipping you with a range of practical and effective tools to enable you to hit the ground running right after graduation. Some program highlights:
Full-Time Business Analytics students have two available tracks:
Dean Andrew Ainslie sat down with Financial Times business education editor Della Bradshaw on a recent visit to London to talk about emerging market demand for analytic skill sets across all business functions, particularly in Business Analytics. Ainslie discusses Simon’s strength in this area, citing our long history of an analytic- and economics-based approach to the curriculum. Watch Ainslie’s interview below.