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Krannert Team Places Third at 2017 Iowa MBA Business Analytics Case Competition

Purdue Krannert Master's Win: Iowa Business Analytics Case Competition 3rd Place

On April 20th, a team composed of Krannert graduate students: Kewa Mei, Christine Rasquinha, Mayank Gupta and Harprert Kaur took 3rd place at the Iowa MBA Business Analytics Case Competition hosted by the Tippie College of Business in Iowa City.

Competing against some of the brightest graduate analytics students in the country hailing from 16 institutions including but not limited to: Rice, Notre Dame, Vanderbilt and Rochester, the team was asked to perform a deep-dive analysis to solve a real-world business problem, considering multiple data points before making their recommendations to a panel of industry experts.

Now in its 2nd year of completion, The Iowa MBA Business Analytics Case Competition began in 2016 and aims to assist students in presenting to and receiving feedback from professionals while also contributing in the solution of real-life corporate challenges. In addition to offering a valuable experience, the goal is for participants to walk away as better problem solvers and critical thinkers.  

As a leader in Business Analytics, Krannert School of Management promotes an analytical business approach to develop industry leaders. Krannert is ranked #8 Top Business School for MBA with Business Analytics Concentration according to Master’s In Data Science (Fall 2016). Further, the school's Master's in Business Analytics and Information Management program specializes in developing students who aim to build upon their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) backgrounds to lead prominent organizations.

On behalf of Purdue University and the Krannert School of Management, we extend a sincere congratulations to Purdue’s representatives and look forward to future participation in upcoming years.