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Aug 29, 2022

Poole College Welcomes New Cohorts of Graduate Program Students

Following their summer orientations, Poole College welcomes five new cohorts of students into our graduate programs. 

Aug 18, 2022

Marketing Discrepancies: Organizations’ Analytics Are Less Advanced than Leaders Report

A recent report from Adverity dives into an interesting phenomenon: While most companies identify themselves as data-driven and mature in their analytics capabilities, their actual performance says otherwise. 

Aug 9, 2022

Marketing Analytics Grad Student Opens Doors With Data

For as long as she can remember, Master of Management, Marketing Analytics (MMA) graduate student Kelli Johnson has sought unique opportunities and experiences to learn, grow and gain a competitive edge. Joining Poole College’s MMA program, then, was a no-brainer. 

Jul 20, 2022

Business Analytics and Data Science: What’s the Difference?

While often used interchangeably, data science is not synonymous with business analytics. Learn the difference between the two, and which path may be more suited for your professional background and career goals. 

Jul 19, 2022

Taking A Real-World Approach

Professor Basiru Usman focuses on providing students opportunities to apply their education to address actual business challenges. 

Jul 5, 2022

Farm to Data: Grad Student Bridges Agriculture and Marketing Analytics

Vicente Jimenez spent his childhood working in the fields – fertilizing corn and planting wheat on his grandfather’s farm just north of his hometown of Mexico City. Now a successful professional in the agriculture industry, he’s studying marketing analytics at NC State to give himself an extra edge. 

Jun 21, 2022

What Exactly Is a Master of Management Degree? (And How Is It Different Than an MBA?)

What is the Master of Management degree and what makes it unique? How exactly does it differ from the MBA? And for prospective students eager to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace, how do the two degrees stack up? 

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Jun 7, 2022

Beating Analysis Paralysis With Regression Analysis

In addition to helping businesses make critical decisions with things like inventory management and customer acquisition, simple regression analysis techniques can help inform everyday decisions, like whether or not your mortgage application is approved, says assistant professor Basiru Usman. 

Jun 2, 2022

BAI Hosts Inaugural Business Analytics Roundtable

Featuring thought leaders from academia, firms and organizations working on state-of-the-art analytics, the roundtable gave leaders the opportunity to share how they are tapping into the transformational power of data. 

May 27, 2022

Around the World and Back Again

After spending time studying abroad in Germany as an undergraduate student and falling in love with the culture, MMA student Christa Langenburg jumped at the opportunity to revisit Germany for a week-long study abroad course studying innovation and marketing systems at leading global companies.