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Turning data into decisions

Professor Mehmet Gumus, Academic Director of the Master of Management in Analytics (MMA) program, joins SAP’s On-Demand Webcast to highlight how data interpretation impacts business decisions at every level of an organization.

Published: 4 Mar 2021

QS ranks McGill MMA best in Canada, 10th in the world

Only two years since the program launched in 2018, the Master of Management (MMA) program at McGill University has carved a spot in the top 10 business analytics programs in the world and taken the top spot in Canada.

Released today, the QS World University Rankings places the McGill MMA 10th in the QS Masters in Business Analytics Rankings 2021.

Published: 23 Sep 2020

McGill team creates COVID-19 dashboard to monitor Montreal and Quebec cases

Under the supervision of Professors Juan Serpa and Mehmet Gumus, a team of McGill Desautels students have partnered with students from the Faculty of Engineering to develop a dashboard that tracks COVID-19 cases in Montreal and Quebec.

Published: 17 Apr 2020

Desautels students create dashboard to track COVID-19 cases in Canada

McGill Desautels students Venkatesh Chandra and Ramy Hammam recently developed an analytics-based COVID-19 dashboard to monitor cases across Canada in an effort to combat the spread of panic and misinformation. 

Published: 31 Mar 2020

Delve: How to Keep Suppliers Honest—Instead of Allowing them Every Opportunity not to Be

New research from Prof Mehmet Gumus explores the challenges that companies face when monitoring product quality in distant factories, and how choosing the right contract structure can incentivize suppliers to deliver higher quality products.

This article is brought to you by Delve, the official thought leadership publication of McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management.

Published: 23 Oct 2019

MMA Students Gain Hands-on Experience at Pratt & Whitney Canada

As core to the Master of Management in Analytics (MMA) program, the EXP Analytics Consulting module has MMA students working alongside industry professionals over a 10-month period solving a significant Data & Analytics problem, aimed to boost the client’s top or bottom lines.

Take a look at what our MMA students have to say after working with partner Pratt & Whitney Canada.

Published: 11 Oct 2019

McGill meets rising demand for specialty business degrees

Masters degrees in fields like finance and big data are quickly becoming a popular alternative to the traditional MBA for students looking to specialize. Professor Mehmet Gumus, Academic Director for the Master of Management in Analytics (MMA), and  Rida Mehdi (MMA'19) weigh in on the unique advantages of a specialty degree.

Published: 8 Oct 2019

Mehmet Gumus appointed to Editorial Board of Manufacturing & Service Operations Management

Mehmet Gumus, Associate Professor in Operations Management, was recently appointed to the Editorial Board of Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (M&SOM).

Published: 26 Sep 2019

MMA students find inspiration on inaugural Study Trip in San Francisco

The McGill Master of Management in Analytics (MMA) degree is a pre-experience, twelve-month specialized program in the evolving field of management analytics with a strong emphasis on experiential learning.

As part of this hands-on learning, the first cohort of MMA students went on the program's inaugural Study Trip to San Francisco in June.

Published: 29 Jul 2019

Welcoming a new MMA advisory member

The Masters of Management in Analytics program is pleased to announce that Wemba Opota, National Technology Strategist at Microsoft, has joined the program’s Advisory Board.

Learn more

Published: 20 Feb 2019

Welcoming a new MMA advisory member

The Master’s of Management in Analytics program is pleased to announce that Richard Hines, Senior Director, Data and Digital Enablement at Air Canada, has joined the program’s Advisory Board.

 

Published: 12 Feb 2019

MMA assembles accomplished advisory board

This fall, the Masters of Management in Analytics (MMA) kicked off its first Advisory Board meeting to discuss the future directions of the MMA curriculum, which will benefit its inaugural cohort.

The MMA Advisory Board comprises senior industry leaders from a wide variety of educational and skills backgrounds who have excelled in their given fields.

Published: 31 Oct 2018

Masters of Management in Analytics: Meet the inaugural class

Diversity of students strengthens classroom experience

The Desautels Faculty of Management welcomed its inaugural cohort of Masters of Management in Analytics (MMA) students on August 3.

The thirty-five students (14 female, 21 male) originate from 12 nations across five continents and have an average entering CGPA of 3.40, bringing diverse cultural perspectives and strong academic credentials.

Published: 28 Aug 2018

As Lush expands, pressure on producers mounts

According to the Globe and Mail, times are good for UK-based bath-bomb producer Lush. Right now, all of its North American stores are supplied from two Canadian production centres, but as business picks up in the southern US, the company is looking at opening a US factory to supply that market; since Lush is all about sustainable, preservative-free products, it needs a production facility to be near a given area’s retailers.

Published: 28 Jun 2017

Supply-chain tests and solutions for growing Lush handmade cosmetics

Lush’s North American factories in Vancouver and Etobicoke are putting out bath bombs at a frenetic pace to keep up with the demands of the rapidly-growing company — and the extremely short turnaround that a preservative-free product line entails. But as the company and the wider organic and Fairtrade industries grow, they put increased strain on suppliers and growers.

Published: 24 Mar 2017

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