RALEIGH –– North Carolina State University’s (NCSU) Poole College of Management has launched a new program.

It’s called Business Analytics Initiative (BAI), and it aims to serve as a “hub” for all its business analytics activities. That includes business education, ​research​ and thought leadership.

“The Business Analytics Initiative aims to be recognized as the foremost, innovative organization and resource on the topic of business analytics in the world,” said William Rand, director of the BAI and assistant professor of marketing, in a statement.

Poole’s centers and initiatives provide focused research and engagement in the areas of enterprise risk, entrepreneurship, innovation, supply chain, sustainability and business analytics.

The college is fully accredited by AACSB International.

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