MBA Innovation Award 2017

Innovation Award

Innovation Award 2017

Winner:

Mona School of Business and Management, University of the West Indies, Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab
Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM), University of the West Indies Mona, is the only institution in the Caribbean to house a Bloomberg Financial Markets Lab.
The lab provides a range of services that include economic data, analytics, communication, and electronic trading, and is equipped with a global financial markets simulator provided by StockTrak. This virtual trading room is the first of its kind in the Anglophone Caribbean and brings the School’s technical infrastructure on par with leading international Business Schools.

Highly Commended:

Amsterdam Business School, The First MBA in Big Data and Business Analytics in Europe
This MBA, offered by the University of Amsterdam Business School, includes courses on machine learning, text mining, data visualisation, digital ethics, and coding – next to traditional MBA courses. The programme targets students with a quantitative background and three years or more of working experience. It trains them to gain real business value from Big Data. The MBA is part of the Amsterdam Data Science eco-system, which offers facilities to help entrepreneurial students and staff with their Data Science start-ups.
The eco-system also facilitates lively and very crowded bi-weekly Data Science Meetups, in which the industry, academic staff and students meet to exchange knowledge on data science and business analytics.

 


About the MBA Innovation Award

The MBA Innovation Award, proudly sponsored by Liaison International, is a fantastic way to celebrate achievements and illustrate the way our business schools are continuing to push the boundaries of creativity in practice.
 
This prestigious award is a celebration of innovation and radical thinking in MBA delivery across all areas of the Business School and has been developed to recognise and reward brilliant new practices. It promotes the values of taking risks in pursuit of the new.

The application for 2017 is closed but keep up to date here for 2018 announcements / details


Kellie Vincent
Kellie Vincent