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MS BAIM News

  • Prabuddah De

    Longtime MIS scholar and endowed faculty member Prabuddha De to retire

    Thursday, July 30, 2020

    Prabuddha De, the Accenture University Professor of Information Technology at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management and a seminal scholar in his field, is retiring in August 2020.

    Full article: Longtime MIS scholar and endowed faculty member Prabuddha De to retire

  • Bob Plante

    Bob Plante retiring following four decades at the Krannert School

    Tuesday, June 16, 2020

    Bob Plante, the Lewis B. Cullman University Chair of Management at Purdue’s Krannert School, is retiring following a 40-year career that includes numerous administrative and academic roles in addition to research and teaching accolades.

    Full article: Bob Plante retiring following four decades at the Krannert School

  • Purdue launches online analytics degree

    Wednesday, March 11, 2020

    Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management will begin offering an online Master’s in Business Analytics in fall 2020. The degree is aimed at working professionals. Students will receive broad exposure to various functional areas of business and how they use information to make better-informed decisions. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the need for business analysts to increase 14% by 2024, and this degree will prepare participants for a wide variety of roles within the industry.

    Full article: Purdue launches online analytics degree

  • Six ways businesses can remain resilient amid coronavirus disruption

    Tuesday, March 10, 2020

    Coronavirus quarantines have shuttered Chinese factories and shocked global supply chains. Flexibility to continue production is crucial for manufacturers that rely on components made in China, says Ananth Iyer, senior associate dean in the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University and director of the Global Supply Chain Management Initiative.

    Full article: Six ways businesses can remain resilient amid coronavirus disruption

  • Spring break travel: Three ways to be a more responsible Airbnb guest

    Wednesday, February 26, 2020

    Travelers planning an affordable spring break trip should be aware of the “Airbnb effect.” Areas with a rise in Airbnb rentals, for example, often see a jump in housing prices and other negative aspects of tourism, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Mohammad Rahman, an associate professor in the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University who has studied and written about the home-sharing platform, said the problem goes far beyond housing prices.

    Full article: Spring break travel: Three ways to be a more responsible Airbnb guest

  • AI

    How can we make sure that algorithms are fair?

    Monday, January 6, 2020

    Karthik Kannan, the Thomas J. Howatt Chair in Management at the Krannert School and director of the Krenicki Center for Business Analytics & Machine Learning at Purdue University, shares his expertise on using machines to augment human activity in a guest column for The Conversation. "I predict there will soon be a new balance between human and machine intelligence, a shift that humanity hasn’t encountered before," Kannan says.

    Full article: How can we make sure that algorithms are fair?

  • 2019 Krannert School of Management Fall Masters Graduation Banquet

    Thursday, December 5, 2019

    The 2019 Krannert School of Management Fall Masters Graduation Banquet took place on Thursday, December 5th, 2019 in the Purdue Memorial Union. This event is held to recognize Fall Graduates from Krannert's Specialized Masters programs

    Full article: 2019 Krannert School of Management Fall Masters Graduation Banquet

  • Thanksgiving Dinner

    Krannert Graduate Student Association (KGSA) Hosted a Thanksgiving Dinner for Krannert Family

    Monday, November 25, 2019

    On November 25, Krannert Graduate Student Association (KGSA) hosted a Thanksgiving dinner that combined family, food and fun in Rawls Hall at 6:00pm. They placed all the different Thanksgiving dishes on tables in a buffet style in the 3rd floor commons area. Most of the dishes were catered, however, one of the Student Services staff members, Judy Rife, also prepared the green beans and corn for the students. KGSA also encouraged the students to bring desserts, and students brought ice cream, brownies, pies, cookies, and even an Indian dessert to share.

    Full article: Krannert Graduate Student Association (KGSA) Hosted a Thanksgiving Dinner for Krannert Family

  • Students are posing at the photo booth

    Krannert Graduate Student Association held a Winter Formal Event for Graduate Students

    Friday, November 22, 2019

    Krannert Graduate Student Association held a Winter Formal event for Graduate Students in The Colombia in Lafayette on November 22nd. It was exceptionally attended, with over 190 students registered in total.

    Full article: Krannert Graduate Student Association held a Winter Formal Event for Graduate Students

  • Bangalore receives Executive Presence Winner Award at STAMINA Case Competition

    Thursday, October 10, 2019

    Congratulations to MS-BAIM student, Medhaa Bangalore on being awarded an Executive Presence Winner award in the recent STAMINA4 IT/Analytics Case Competition.

    Full article: Bangalore receives Executive Presence Winner Award at STAMINA Case Competition

  • 2 Teams of Krannert MS BAIM students finished 2nd & 5th in the STAMIN4 IT/Analytics Case Competition.

    Friday, September 27, 2019

    Congrats to the Team Pentagon (Karthik Ravindran Krishna, Pranay Khandelwal, Robin Jindal, Sachin Arakeri) for the 2nd place finish and Team GMAT (Tanaya Chitaldurg, Medhaa Shankar Bangalore, Agraj Agarwal, and Gajender Saharan) for the 5th place finish in the STAMIN4 IT/Analytics Case Competition today! Both teams did a fantastic job!! #BoilerUP

    Full article: 2 Teams of Krannert MS BAIM students finished 2nd & 5th in the STAMIN4 IT/Analytics Case Competition.