UM Business Analytics Students to Present at Showcase

April 24, 2018

MISSOULA – The University of Montana graduating cohort of business analytics students will present their capstone projects from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, on the top floor of Stockman Bank at 321 W. Broadway in Missoula.

Sixteen Master of Science in Business Analytics students will present at the UM Business Analytics Showcase on a wide variety of topics including:

  • an analysis of car crashes in Missoula County.
  • digital marketing practices among universities.
  • relationships between opioid use and Medicaid claims.
  • text-mining Twitter feeds to analyze social sentiments.
  • machine-learning software.
  • real-time data visualizations.
  • revenue predictions of box-office hits.
  • real estate predictions.
  • UM enrollment predictions.

The MSBA students have spent the past year honing their cutting-edge skills in big data analysis. The showcase will feature their capstone projects to demonstrate how their skillsets can uncover incredible insights and have a positive impact in both government and business settings. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information call Jakki Mohr, co-director of the MSBA program and showcase organizer, at 406-243-2920 or email jakki.mohr@umontana.edu or call Jenni Graff, economic development director for the Missoula Economic Partnership, at 406-531-6430 or email jgraff@missoulapartnership.com.

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Contact: Jakki Mohr, co-director of UM’s Master of Science in Business Analytics program and organizer of the Business Analytics Showcase, 406-243-2920, jakki.mohr@umontana.edu.