Accelerating Analytics

The Schulich Deloitte Cognitive Analytics and Visualization Lab, which will be housed in Schulich’s Rob and Cheryl McEwen Graduate Study & Research Building, is a hotbed of collaboration, innovation and research, created to foster advances in the interpretation of big data.

The Lab

The Lab's advanced platforms allow students and researchers to explore advances in predictive analytics, natural language processing, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and visualization.

It shapes tomorrow's analytics leaders while helping businesses address their most pressing challenges by using data to uncover insights and set strategy.

We're very excited to push the analytics envelope

– Murat Kristal, Director, Schulich's
Master of Business Analytics Program

We want to equip Canadian leaders with the skills to grow their businesses

– Frank Vettese, Managing Partner
and CEO, Deloitte Canada

Thinking Big Data

Launched as a collaboration between the Schulich School of Business, York University and Deloitte, the Lab highlights their joint commitment to building tomorrow’s talent in the field of analytics. Deloitte also sponsors the position of a data scientist at the Schulich School of Business, York University, keeping the Lab on top of the latest in data research methodologies.

Our Students

The Lab’s students come from diverse backgrounds, exploring the cutting edge of analytics together. Here’s a snapshot of Schulich's 2017 MBAN class.

41%3+ years work
experience
Undergrad GPA of 'A' or above62%
52Class
size
Average GMAT
score
680
51%Male Gender
Ratio
49%Female