Student Resources

The Center for Business Analytics supports the undergraduate Business Analytics Society (BAS), which was formed in the fall of 2013 and now has over 80 members. The BAS hosts speaker events, panel discussions, and workshops to help Villanova students learn what it takes to be successful in the field of analytics while providing networking and leadership development opportunities.

Analytics and Technology Career Panel

November 12, 2015

Bernhard Ritz
Vice President
SAP

Paul Mullen ’91 CLAS
Director, Global Analytics and Business Intelligence
Janssen Healthcare Innovation (Johnson & Johnson)

Jennifer Cherry '10 CLAS
Business Intelligence Consultant
Thorogood Associates

November 11, 2014

Jeff Burke ’09 A&S
Thorogood Consulting

Dan Ellis '14 MA
Aramark

Feburary 25, 2014

Timothy Barkdoll '12 MBA 
Senior Vice President, Optimization and Strategy Development
Bank of America

Jennifer Cherry '10 CLAS
Business Intelligence Consultant 
Thorogood Associates

Andrew Gunn 
Director, Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences Advisory Practice PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Bernhard Ritz 
Vice President 
Analytics Solutions SAP

February 6, 2013

Ryan Caplan 
Founder and CEO 
ColdLight Solutions

Ron Cline 
Senior Vice President 
Bank of America

Jennifer Katz 
Business Intelligence Consultant 
Thorogood Associates

Anthony Reynolds 
Chief Operating Officer, Global Technology Solutions and Mobility 
SAP

Villanova Technology and Analytics Day at SAP

Friday, February 12, 2016

SAP North America HQ
Newtown Square, PA

Villanova Technology and Analytics Day at SAP

Friday, February 12, 2016

SAP North America HQ
Newtown Square, PA

Internships

The CBA works with VSB’s Clay Center to provide 8 to 12-week internships for students seeking to master and gain exposure to the field of analytics.  Members of the CBA Advisory Council have taken the initiative to connect students with opportunities in prestigious companies, such as SAP, AlignAlytics and Macy’s.

Recent internships at Center for Business Advisory Council companies include:

Company:
Janssen Healthcare Innovation

Description of role:
The Business Analytics intern was responsible for reviewing the competitive landscape and analyzing user data for Care4Today™ Mobile Health Manager, a medication adherence application developed by Janssen.  Key responsibilities included identifying key business questions and core descriptive metrics, organizing data from multiple sources, evaluating business intelligence tools, designing and conducting analyses, and presenting information to team members.

Key Deliverables:

  • An analytics resource guide – compendium of available tools and resources
  • A measurement plan with key business questions and core tracking metrics
  • A competitive analysis of application tracking tools
  • Tracking reports

Contact Us

Daniel Wright, PhD
Faculty Director
daniel.wright@villanova.edu

Meredith K. Lockyer
Associate Director
Center for Business Analytics
meredith.lockyer@villanova.edu
(610) 519-7016

Sharon Ballard
Program Coordinator
sharon.ballard@villanova.edu

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