CATONSVILLE, MD – INFORMS, the leading international association for professionals in operations research and analytics, has awarded the Department of Business Analytics at the University of Iowa the 2021 UPS George D. Smith Prize. The award recognizes excellence in preparing students to become practitioners of operations research and analytics.
The Department of Business Analytics at the University of Iowa has been evolving for decades, but hit its peak in 2019 with the official naming of the department of business analytics. Despite management science courses being offered for some time, the program has continued to develop by adding courses in operations research and now business analytics.
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