Accelerating Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

The Schulich Deloitte Cognitive Analytics and Visualization Lab, which is 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 and artificial intelligence.

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 and artificial intelligence 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 and artificial intelligence envelope

– Murat Kristal, Director, Schulich's
Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) Program and Master of Management in Artificial Intelligence (MMAI) Program

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

– Frank Vettese (BBA '86, MBA '91),
Deloitte Partner, Deloitte Canada

Schulich & Microsoft Azure

Thinking Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

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 2019 MBAN class.

37%3+ years work
Undergrad GPA of 'A' or above54%
Average GMAT
60%Male Gender