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The Advanced Analytics and Practicum class, instructed by Dr. Christie Nelson and Dr. Faisal Khan, presented their posters on their semester’s long analytics projects.  The poster presentation was attended by members of the industry, faculty and fellow students interested in new trends in analytics... Read more



May 22, 2017

Networking is a valuable tool in the workforce, but where to start? In this digital age, we have access to everything in the palm of our hands. With the internet and social media, there truly aren’t any limits to connect with others. How often do we use that to our advantage to connect with people... Read more



May 17, 2017

            In the current political climate where opinions are a viable substitute for facts and critical thought, it is more important than ever for scientists to be involved in the political process. While most political discussions turn into a shouting match or worse, it is important that... Read more



May 16, 2017

It was the day of the open house on the 30th of March at the Professional Science Masters Program (which offers an MBS - Masters and Business and Science Degree) where we opened our doors and gave a warm welcome to all who made their way to the venue. This was an opportunity for prospective... Read more



May 10, 2017

The MBS program has always encouraged students to go all out when it comes to exploring their interests and interacting with industry professionals to bolster professional growth. With a shared passion for the world of consulting, three MBS students- Deepti Mithrananda, Sunam Suresh and I, along... Read more



April 26, 2017

As students in the MBS program, our ability to translate our science into business impact is the number one marketable skill we need to master.  It is a powerful skill and makes us stand out. Before we can exhibit this skill, we first need to secure a job interview. There are a series of interview... Read more



April 6, 2017

A recent talk hosted by Rutgers helped me understand that my chosen career is not simply a job title, but a way of approaching life’s problems. The International Institute of Business Analysts (IIBA), a non-profit dedicated to promoting business analysis, visited Rutgers on March 9th. Peter Johnson... Read more



March 27, 2017

The 4th Annual New Jersey Big Data Alliance Symposium was held at New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ on the 16th of March, 2017. The event, with the theme “Big Data Connects” was well attended by professionals, academia and students interested in the field. For the MBS Students, the... Read more



February 21, 2017

On Wednesday, February 15th, students from Professor Burgess’s Marketing for Business and Sciences class made the journey to IKEA in Elizabeth, New Jersey to experience a taste of what the Swedish furniture giant has to offer (in more ways than one!).  With its sleek, and at times, minimalist... Read more



January 12, 2017

A splendid end to the year! The MBS department brought in the winter holidays in style with a cozy, extremely well planned gathering of current students, faculty as well as alumni. It was a fun-filled affair where current students got to network with successful alumni from the MBS program, as well... Read more



January 11, 2017

The Masters of Business and Science (MBS) Program, which focuses on holistic learning through an amalgamation of learning and industry experience offers students a chance to go out and intern with top companies in the country and present a snippet of their overall journey and learning- thus... Read more



January 11, 2017

Thank you to Masters of Business and Science (MBS) Department to provide me this amazing opportunity to attend Society of Women Engineers Conference 2016 in Philadelphia, PA. It was a very inspirational conference for me. I found myself caught upin the infectious energy that comes from being... Read more



January 6, 2017

In the Professional Science Master’s program at Rutgers, the capstone course for the business sequence is organized as a version of high-tech entrepreneurship. On December 15th 2016 Rutgers Masters of Business and Science students presented their business plans to distinguished Judge-Coaches, which... Read more



December 14, 2016

Data analytics is a hot new career field that includes a wide range of jobs involving some combination of statistics and computing, as well as other skills. The Master’s of Business and Science program published a blog post last year (2015) that discussed the skills sought by employers in online... Read more



November 14, 2016

We are proud to announce that Masters of Business and Science Student Daniel Greenberg recently had an article published in the personal care science industry magazine, Happi. A leading publication in the field, the magazine provides valuable updates to personal care scientists and executives. The... Read more



November 14, 2016

The Introduction to User Experience Design (UXD) is a weeklong interactive course that refreshingly presents the field of UXD to students and professionals alike. This course is jointly offered through the MBS program along with the Rutgers Center for Innovation Education. Ronnie Battista developed... Read more



November 11, 2016

This blog post describes trends seen in on-line job postings for jobs that involve Biologics in the U.S. from November 1, 2015 to October 31, 2016. We show you the skills employers request most often in job ads, employers posting the most jobs, and other information. To do this, we analyzed on-line... Read more



November 2, 2016

The professional world today has become very data intensive, and there are no avenues left untapped to mine data and recognize trends, get answers to real-time questions and predict the future. One such up and coming avenue is the field of HR data analytics. We at Rutgers were privileged to have... Read more



October 24, 2016

Three Master's of Business and Science Students recently competed in The Economist Magazine's case study competition, which allows student teams to submit proposals to solve a real world business problem faced by a real business. In this case, it was a challenge presented by Kaspersky labs, one of... Read more



October 19, 2016

“The very stone one kicks with one’s boot will outlast Shakespeare”. Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse In the novel, To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf writes with some amazement that writing about literature was an academic vocation, something professional and taught. This is very meta-fictional,... Read more



October 18, 2016

Over the summer, Master's of Business and Science Students in the Advanced Analytics Practicum worked on a wide variety of projects, including two that were sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceuticals, which is part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies. For companies who may be interested in... Read more



October 11, 2016

Last week, Mark Burgess, Professor of Marketing Analysis in the Master's of Business and Science program and President, Blue Focus Marketing, took student for what has become an iconic trip to IKEA in Elizabeth, NJ to explore the customer experience from a marketing perspective.Students were tasked... Read more



October 8, 2016

"The easy part of innovation is the idea. The hard part is delivering it, making it successful, because in the end it’s a systems problem." Don Norman The Practicum Experience Each year, students in the UX Design concentration participate in a practicum—an opportunity to work on a real-world design... Read more



September 28, 2016

The Wharton Marketing Matters Business radio show on Sirius XM recently featured our very own Mark Burgess, along with his wife and business partner Cheryl, to discuss social employee advocacy marketing and how to develop social leaders in organizations. Mark is a distinguished professor of... Read more



September 22, 2016

On Wednesday September 21, 2016 a group of Master's of Business and Science students, faculty, staff and alumni joined business leaders of the Phillies baseball team to better understand how they use analytics for business intelligence. Students got to pose for pictures with the World Series... Read more



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