Category: Administrative Sciences

New Applied Business Analytics Programs Delivers In-Demand Skills

October 28th, 2015 in Administrative Sciences, MET News

New Applied Business Analytics Programs Delivers In-Demand Skills

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).

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How Major Interests Can ‘Co-Exist in Cyberspace’

August 20th, 2015 in Administrative Sciences, Faculty News, Ginny Greiman, MET News

Virginia A. GreimanAssistant 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.

Learn more about the Global Studies Knowledge Community and its activities »

Weighing In on a Massive City Development

July 8th, 2015 in Administrative Sciences, Faculty News, MET News, Programs

Virginia Greiman Weighing In on a Massive City Development

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.

See “Mayor Backs Plan for Widen Circle, Even if City Loses Olympics Bid”.

Dr. William Chambers Quoted in CardHub Study

June 1st, 2015 in Administrative Sciences, Bill Chambers, Faculty News, MET News, Programs

Dr. William Chambers Quoted in CardHub Study

Associate Professor of the Practice of Administrative Sciences William Chambers was quoted in “FICO Score: Range, What’s Good & Free Options,” CardHub’s credit score study. CardHub.com 05.2015

Read Dr. Chambers’ comments in “Ask the Experts”.

Dr. Stephen Leybourne Appointed to Journal Editorial Board

May 27th, 2015 in Administrative Sciences, Announcements, Faculty News, MET News, Steve Leybourne

Dr. Stephen Leybourne Appointed to Journal Editorial Board

Assistant Professor of Administrative Sciences Stephen Leybourne was appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of Organizational Project Management. UTS Press 05.2015

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New, Online Pre-Analytics Lab Preps Students for Advanced Data Studies

February 26th, 2015 in Administrative Sciences, Computer Science and Information Technology, Data Analytics, Featured News Post, MET News, Programs

New, Online Pre-Analytics Lab Preps Students for Advanced Data Studies

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.

Learn more about this groundbreaking course »

MET Online Programs among Best in Nation, According to U.S. News

January 9th, 2015 in Administrative Sciences, Business & Management, Computer Science and Information Technology, Criminal Justice, Distance Education, Featured News Post, MET News, Press Releases, Project Management

MET Online Programs among Best in Nation, According to U.S. News

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.

US News Criminal Justice 2015   US News MCIS 2017   US News Business 2015

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Associate Prof’s Big Dig Insights Featured in Boston.com Editorial

January 9th, 2015 in Administrative Sciences, Faculty News, MET News, Project Management, Roger Warburton

Associate Prof’s Big Dig Insights Featured in Boston.com Editorial

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.

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Blogging with Professor Jay Halfond

September 11th, 2014 in Administrative Sciences, Jay Halfond, MET News

Associate Professor of Administrative Sciences Jay Halfond

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.

Dr. Jay A. Halfond on Higher Education in Post-Conflict Societies

April 10th, 2014 in Administrative Sciences, Faculty News, Jay Halfond, MET News

Dr. Jay A. Halfond

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