Upcoming Events

SAP Student Innovation Day

Friday, November 7, 2014
9 a.m - 3:30 p.m.

SAP
Newtown Square HQ
3999 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA 19073

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Agenda

9 - 9:30 a.m.        
Introductions and Welcome
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
AP Industry Cloud on HANA – What does it mean for IT?
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
SAP Customers and the Simplification of  IT Landscapes
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Lunch and meet recent SAP hires
1 - 2 p.m.
Working in IT at SAP – What skills does it take?
2 - 3 p.m.
Working as an SAP Consultant – What skills does it take?
3 - 3:30 p.m.
What students can get out of the SAP University Alliance program

Business Analytics Career Panel

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
6 p.m.
Bartley Hall Room 3068

Panelists include:

Jeff Burke
Thorogood Consulting

Dan Ellis '14 MA
Aramark

Graham Tasman
Grant Thornton, LLP

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Business Analytics Roundtable

Friday, November 14, 2014
West Lounge, Dougherty Hall

Presentation topics and speakers:

"Optimize Human Capital Investments: Make the "Hard" Business Case"
Frank DiBernardino
Managing Principal, Vienna Human Capital Advisors, LLC
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"Case Study: Using Data Mining to Improve Customer Retention"
Alex McKinney
Project Management Institute (PMI)

Christopher Mederos
Villanova University, Class of 2015

“Digital Analytics to Fuel Enterprise Optimization”
Craig Smith
Founder and CEO, Trinity Insight

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Analytics Research Briefing

Factors Influencing the Decision to Invest in Analytics

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
5 p.m.
Bartley Hall, Room 1001

Presentation speakers:

Suzanne Clain, PhD
Associate Professor, Economics and Statistics

Bruce Pollack-Johnson, PhD
Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences

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Villanova Analytics Day at SAP

Friday, February 6, 2015
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

SAP
Newtown Square HQ
3999 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA 19073

Learn more about SAP, one of the world's largest software companies. Speakers will include Bernhard Ritz (Vice President, Analytics) and Patrick Tupper (Vice President, Solutions Go-To-Market)

Students need to provide their own transportation.

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Student Analytics Workshop

"Lean in Financial Services: ‘Custom Your Credit’ Process Simulation
Facilitated by Valeocon Management Consulting

Friday, February 20, 2015
1- 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 - 3:45 p.m. Workshop

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Analytics Research Briefing

"Beyond Butts and Bucks: Analytics at the Parish Level"
Dr. Charles Zech
Director, Center for the Study of Church Management and Ethics

Monday, March 9, 2015
5 p.m.
Bartley Hall

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** Co-sponsored with the Center for Church Management and Ethics

Business Analytics Professional Education

"Managing Strategic Initiatives to Drive Corporate Success"
Presented by Bob Paladino, author of Five Key Principles of Corporate Performance Management
Friday, March 27, 2015
Garey Hall, Room 10A

Agenda

7:30 - 8:15 a.m.       
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Program
  • Includes breakfast, lunch and snack
  • 8 CPE hours available

Registrations before February 20, 2015 receive a signed copy of Bob Paladino's latest book Five Key Principles of Corporate Performance Management.

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Advisory Council Meeting

Friday, May 1, 2015
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Bartley Hall, Room 1063 (Faculty Board Room)

2015 Business Leaders Forum (Advisory Council Members)

Wednesday and Thursday, October 7-8, 2015

Fall 2015 Advisory Council Meeting

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Contact Us

Matthew Liberatore, PhD
Director
matthew.liberatore@villanova.edu
Contact for: Analytics research projects, MS in Analytics, MBA Concentration in Analytics.

Thomas Coghlan
Business Fellow and Associate Director
thomas.coghlan@villanova.edu
Contact for: Speaker programs, Advisory Council, CBA membership, Analytics consulting projects.

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