McGill University expands its business analytics degree with online delivery

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management is launching an online version of its top-ranked Master of Management in Analytics (MMA) program.

Published: 18 Sep 2023

Delve: AI-griculture, A High-Tech Approach to Decarbonizing Agricultural Food Supply Chains

One of the largest contributors to climate change worldwide, the agricultural food supply chain crosses international borders and reaches across industries and sectors. Reducing its environmental impact requires complex, high-tech solutions like artificial intelligence—and the people to implement them at the right time, in the right places.

Published: 20 Apr 2023

McGill-led MiXR platform will connect Canada’s food and beverage sector

Thousands of restaurants and retailers across Canada sell food and beverages, and the logistics of getting these products where they need to be are complex. A new platform is using data to make it all more efficient.

Published: 29 Mar 2023

Offering a signing bonus can help companies recruit new worker’s, but industry-wide worker shortages remain

Canada’s trucking industry has a worker shortage, and competition for qualified drivers is high. The last-mile delivery company Sysco is offering truck drivers up to $30 an hour – with a $10,000 bonus once they meet all of the company’s service standards. This type of incentive can help address a company’s need for employees in the short-term, but it doesn’t address the larger problem, said Prof.

Published: 25 Aug 2022

Delve podcast: New Normal: How the Pandemic Changed Shopping Forever with Mehmet Gumus

How we shop today certainly isn’t the same as it was before March 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic launched a swift if unsteady shift in shopping habits—and retailers quickly learned that adaptation was essential to survival. Today, a hybrid retail approach is leading the way to increased sales.

Published: 16 Dec 2021

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


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