Skip to main content

Category: Articles

May 18, 2022

MMA Director Embraces Think and Do in the Virtual Classroom

Rishika Rishika, associate professor of marketing and the director of the Master of Management, Marketing Analytics concentration (MMA), talks about how she applies NC State's 'Think and Do' mantra in the virtual classroom. 

several people point to the screen of a laptop computer

May 10, 2022

Loyalty Program Members, Regular Customers Respond Differently to Social Media Marketing

The finding could inform how best to craft social media marketing campaigns. 

May 5, 2022

Ranjeet Bhosale Talks Analytics, Audience-Based Marketing and the Art of Storytelling

The MMA program sat down with Ranjeet Bhosale, senior director of audience-based marketing and personalization at The Home Depot, to discuss how he and his team use analytics to meet customer needs and and how Poole College’s MMA graduates can shine in the field. 

May 2, 2022

Business Analytics Initiative Presents Inaugural Roundtable on May 19

The inaugural roundtable will feature thought leaders from academia, firms and organizations that are working on state-of-the-art analytics and the transformational power of those analytics. 

May 2, 2022

Current Insights for Local Brands Who Use Instagram

Heather Dretsch recently collected data, and with analytical support, that explores what it means for local businesses building and managing Instagram feeds for their brands. 

Apr 19, 2022

Meet Allison Anthony, Assistant Director for Poole College’s Master of Management Program

At the end of the day, what Allison Anthony loves most about being assistant director of the Master of Management program at NC State is being a part of students’ journeys. 

Apr 18, 2022

Marketing Analytics Grad Student Cuts Teeth on Big Data

After earning a bachelor's degree in biology and getting accepted into dental school, Katie Cobb realized she wasn't following her passion. Now she's pursuing a career in marketing analytics, starting with the MMA program at NC State. 

Apr 12, 2022

The Makings of a Good MMA Candidate

What makes for a strong candidate for the MMA program? What kinds of work experience, career goals and personal characteristics should applicants have? MMA program director Rishika Rishika helps prospective students determine whether the program is the right fit. 

Apr 4, 2022

Protecting Brand Reputation in the Digital Age

How, in this volatile environment of social media, cancel culture and demanding customers, can brands and businesses protect their reputation? 

Mar 21, 2022

Marketing Analytics Grad Student Forges Ahead

“It’s a bit surreal that I worked so long to get my undergraduate degree and then immediately jumped into my graduate studies. But like Ted Lasso says, you have to believe! And in the long term, patience is key,” McCann says.