The Importance of Combining MBA Studies with Business Analytics

The Relation Between an MBA and Business Analytics Degree

Ross Mauri, Vice President for Enterprise Process Transformation at IBM, discusses the importance of combining MBA Studies with Business Analytics. Mauri always gives MBA students the advice of learning Business Analytics during your MBA degree. Do you need to be a Ph.D. in statistics? No, however learn to leverage analytics, and use them in a business content. Mauri believes this is going to be one of the key skills that is required for success in the coming decade. An MBA with a concentration or certificate in analytics is something that is going to be extraordinarily valuable.

The Marist College MBA graduate degree program offers the opportunity for MBA students to take courses within the Business Analytics sector and vice versa. Allowing graduates of the Marist College MBA Master’s degree program to be better prepared for the analytical side of the business world. 

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