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Analytics & Operations

Organizations are gathering and analyzing more data than ever before. This trend is continuing to accelerate, and business managers are actively seeking business school graduates with data management and data analysis skills. The Analytics & Operations department offers introductory and advanced courses in the areas of business analytics, operations, and supply chain management. The faculty and students in the Analytics & Operations Department are interested in how organizations can organize and utilize data, in combination with statistical and optimization methods and information technology, to improve the quality and speed of business decisions and processes.

The Business Analytics concentration will expose students to SAS (Statistical Analysis System), SQL (Structured Query Language), Python programming language, R programming language, Alteyrx, including the advanced functionality of Microsoft Excel. The Business Analytics concentration may be added as a complement to an Accounting major or Economics Business major or as a second concentration to a Business Administration major to complement a concentration in accounting, economics, finance, international business, management consulting, management entrepreneurship, or marketing.

Analytics & Operations

Robins School of Business
102 UR Drive
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Department Chair
Steve Thompson, Ph.D.
Q375
(804) 287-6643
sthomps3@richmond.edu 

Department Coordinator
Donna Ruff
RSB 315
(804) 662-3166  
druff@richmond.edu