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Fellows: Carol Xiayu Zeng, Yixi Zhang, Nancy Yi Chun Chien
Summer 2015 Internship Program at LC campus – Lowenstein Building
Topic: Business Analytics /Data Science

Students will learn and apply the methods and tools of business analytics /data science. The goal is to “analyze a publicly available large data set using software tools such as Tableau and Spotfire to gain insight to make informed decisions.” Students will develop the skills in data identification & preparation, project proposal development, methodology, & implementation; and, gain proficiency in two business analytics tools: Tableau and Spotfire.

Approximate schedule: 7/8/15 – 8/6/15 – Monday thru Wednesday, 9 am to noon.
Location: Lowenstein STEP office, 11th floor

Schedule

Week 1: 7/8 – 7/9: Overview, examples, project ideas, project proposal development, concepts

Week 2: 7/13 – 7/16: software workshops, project proposal development / finalize & present proposal

Week 3: 7/20 – 7/23: project implementation

Week 4: 7/27 – 7/29: project implementation continued, writing final report, presentation practice:
Tentative presentation: 7/29

Week 5: Backup presentation date: 8/4

The internship will be managed by Prof. RP Raghupathi and Fellows at the CDT. Note: The software is available in 11th floor office computers and laptops.

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