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Business and academic experts agree that the joint Master in Management Analytics meets the demand of companies looking for experts with data analytics skills. And our participants appreciate the holistic approach and the special cooperation between the two schools.
Stephanie Rivera Elescano, Master in Management Analytics Class of 2022
“My main short-term goal is to work in a managerial position in the field of data analytics. The program has exceeded my expectations so far, and I believe it has definitely given me the necessary tools (technical and soft skills) to achieve this goal. I would recommend this program to anyone wanting to be fully immersed in the world of data analytics!”
I’ve been working in the field of data analytics in Peru for the last five years. Two years ago, I started looking for a program that would strengthen my managerial skills but still keep hands-on techniques such as machine learning in mind. And this is exactly what I found when reading over the curriculum of this program: A holistic managerial approach within data analytics.
In general, I’m very satisfied with the program. The first half at Reichman University enhanced some must-have technical skills and strategic thinking in multiple scenarios, and exposed us to the start-up environment, which in a sense is a whole new world for me. It showed me a different aspect of business with a strong focus on innovation.
In the second half at Mannheim Business School, we’re focusing on the managerial perspective. Most of our projects include an end-to-end approach in order to present a complete strategy that integrates data science and machine learning as an important tool to fulfill the business objectives. Moreover, we get to attend countless workshops to boost networking with alumni and among us master’s students.
My main short-term goal is to work in a managerial position in the field of data analytics. The program has exceeded my expectations so far, and I believe it has definitely given me the necessary tools (technical and soft skills) to achieve this goal. I would recommend this program to anyone wanting to be fully immersed in the world of data analytics!
Robert Kluge, Master in Management Analytics Class of 2022
“I see the program as an opportunity to expand my skills and focus on data science while building a link to management, business, and data-driven decision-making. Additionally, I am happy to study with people from all over the world (11 different countries) with the most diverse backgrounds. Taking this step into the world of data science and management analytics was the right decision, and I cannot wait to apply my newly acquired skills in the real world!”
After four years in Strategy Consulting at Monitor Deloitte and three years at Deutsche Telekom while studying, the new program immediately caught my attention. I see it as an opportunity to expand my skills and focus on data science while building a link to management, business, and data-driven decision-making. Additionally, I am happy to study with people from all over the world (11 different countries) with the most diverse backgrounds.
The first part of the program was at Reichman University in Herzliya, Israel. Right in the heart of Israel’s start-up world, we learned the fundamentals of data science, big data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, integrating them into strategy and innovation in a novel manner. Moreover, we worked closely with local tech start-ups across various industries.
Following this solid theoretical and scientific foundation in Israel, the focus in the second part of the program in Mannheim is on the practical application of methods and theory in a corporate business context. The modules are largely taught by practitioners who have daily experience with data-driven decision-making and digital transformation. Over the past few months, we have already developed critical-thinking and problem-solving skills that enable us to apply the knowledge, competencies, and methods in practice. Overall, we benefit from the best of both worlds in this unique joint master’s program.
Taking this step into the world of data science and management analytics was the right decision, and I cannot wait to apply my newly acquired skills in the real world!
Carmen Ye, Master in Management Analytics Class of 2022
“I appreciate the special cooperation between Reichman University and Mannheim Business School. The practical days enable us to interact closely with various roles from local business entities and gain a comprehensive understanding of business operations in two different cultural contexts.”
This is definitely a challenging program with a strong focus on bridging data application and business scenarios. Through intensive engagement in case studies and group projects, people can actually acquire basic to advanced skills for data analysis. The program also sought to deliver insights into strategy across different functional departments and industries.
Dr. Renata Jovanovic, Executive Partner, Practice Lead Cognitive Process Re-Design, IBM
"From my experience in the industry, I know what skills companies are looking for in young professionals. And the new program perfectly caters to their needs. Being an alumna of Mannheim Business School, I myself have benefitted greatly from the school’s sound and practice-based approach. The new master in partnership with IDC Herzliya therefore promises to be an excellent program."
Dr. Sigal Shaked, Co-Founder and CTO Datomize
“A growing number of companies around the world are looking for smart ways to use their data, understanding that their data assets can be utilized to keep the company a step ahead of the competition. Programs like the Master in Management Analytics train the much-needed experts required to exploit their data’s potential. The program provides participants with not only the hard skills, but also the unique opportunity to team up with talented international classmates and discover the fascinating career paths open to them with their new skill set.”
Christian Sommer, Managing Director, NEXT MANNHEIM
“While Tel Aviv is renowned for having one of the most innovative and thriving startup ecosystems in the world, Mannheim enjoys an outstanding position as business location and home to many dynamic and successful companies. No wonder that the two regions have fostered close ties and can already look back on many fruitful initiatives. We are extremely happy that now, two leading universities have joined forces for this program to educate bright and versatile talent that will benefit both business hubs and beyond in the long term.”
Eyal Gura, Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board, Zebra Medical Vision Ltd
“We are in the middle of a global digital revolution generating new business models and transforming whole industries. In order to be able to leverage all these new potentials, managers need to be tech-savvy and have an entrepreneurial mindset. With its scope of analytics, technology, and business administration, the new Master in Management Analytics promises to be an excellent stepping-stone for talents who want to make a difference in their companies.”
Dr. Ofrit Lesser, Academic Director Master in Management Analytics, IDC Herzliya
“Our joint endeavor introduces a new degree program, which spans two international business hubs, and is based on academic excellence and practical relevance. The program integrates business, analytics and technology skills, while providing participants with the knowledge, methodologies and concepts to successfully master data-related tasks in their future employment. We look forward to welcoming the first cohort in Herzliya and Mannheim.”
Professor Dr. Florian Stahl, Academic Director Master in Management Analytics, MBS
“We have been conscious of the uniqueness of this program from the outset: For the first time, a German and an Israeli university have paved the way for a joint master’s program. Drawing on the respective strengths of both schools and their academic and corporate networks, the Master in Management Analytics will truly be a German–Israeli showcase program, preparing participants for the challenges of companies' continuous digital transformation.”