Category: Administrative Sciences
MET is now offering three new graduate programs in Applied Business Analytics, providing a highly sought-after skill set—the ability to understand, analyze, and improve data-driven business processes. Offered through the Department of Administrative Sciences, the programs include the Graduate Certificate in Applied Business Analytics (online or on campus), the Master of Science in Applied Business Analytics Management (online), and a new Master of Science in Administrative Studies concentration in Applied Business Analytics (on campus).
Assistant Professor of Administrative Sciences Virginia Greiman made a presentation entitled “National Intelligence, Corporate Competitiveness, and Privacy Rights: Co-existing in Cyberspace” at the Eighth Annual Global Studies Conference in London this July. An accompanying article will appear in the fall edition of Global Studies Journal.
Virginia Greiman, assistant professor of administrative sciences, shared her views with the Boston Globe on choosing a master developer for a proposed mega-project in the South Boston/South End area.
Read Dr. Chambers’ comments in “Ask the Experts”.
Assistant Professor of Administrative Sciences Stephen Leybourne was appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of Organizational Project Management. UTS Press 05.2015
A basic understanding of business analytics is the gateway to advanced analytic studies, and to deep managerial insight. Pre-Analytics Laboratory (AD 100), a hands-on course offered by the Department of Administrative Sciences, immerses BU graduate students in an “interactive working environment’’—to get them ramped up for in-depth data analytics classes. All in seven weeks and for just $75. The inaugural session begins online March 24.
U.S. News & World Report has announced its 2015 rankings of Best Online Programs—and Metropolitan College has placed high with the Master of Criminal Justice (#2); the Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (#3); and the master’s degree programs in management (#9). While the MSCIS and management programs were ranked last year, this is the publisher’s first ranking of Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Programs.
“Can We Talk Rationally About the Big Dig Yet?” That’s the controversial question Boston.com staff writer Justine Hofherr poses in a January 5 editorial that draws on the first-hand knowledge of Associate Professor of Administrative Sciences Roger Warburton. For more on how learnings from this landmark project enriches MET’s project management curriculum, see “Digging the Big Dig” in the winter 2012 issue of Metropolitan.
In August, Associate Professor of Administrative Sciences Jay Halfond (former dean of MET) published two posts to his ongoing Huffington Post blog—“An Encore Professor” and “The Innovation Seesaw.” Professor Halfond has been blogging insights on higher education since October 2012—you can read the blog here.
MET’s former dean and current Associate Professor of Administrative Sciences, Jay A. Halfond, wrote an article for New England Journal of Higher Education called “From Arab Spring to Academic Blossoming? Transforming Nations after their Liberation.” The article examines notions of higher education in post-conflict societies such as Libya, and how Western models can serve as positive examples.
Read more at the New England Journal of Higher Education…