Joel Shapiro, JD, PhD, is clinical associate professor of data analytics and academic director of executive education at Kellogg.
Joel teaches graduate courses in business and public policy data analytics, with a strong focus on how to apply analytic solutions to solve real-life problems. He has deep experience in leading education institutions to become truly data-driven, helping them build capacity to engage in, and craft strategies resulting from, analytics initiatives.
Prior to joining Kellogg, Joel served as associate dean of academics of Northwestern University School of Professional Studies, where he led the creation and growth of new graduate, undergraduate, and non-credit programs in technical and analytic sciences, social sciences, humanities, and the arts. Joel is also a recognized expert in the creation and management of online learning programs and the impact of new methods of teaching and learning on traditional models of higher education.
Joel holds a PhD in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School in Santa Monica, CA, a JD from Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, IL, and a BS in physics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. In his free time, Joel likes to play golf and basketball, garden, and spend time with his family and dogs.
For executives navigating an ever-changing marketing landscape, this program gives participants practical knowledge of marketing management tools and how to implement them into a successful strategy across multi-level teams.
Leadership at the enterprise level means rising to the challenge. No longer is your growth linear — it’s exponential. The focus moves past the single team or unit to the enterprise as a whole, beyond functional skills to strategic decisions based on a broader perspective. Kellogg Executive Education’s Enterprise Leadership Program prepares you to lead at height and scale and helps you develop an anticipatory mindset.
As the world of business changes at breakneck speed, executives must stay at the forefront of management thinking and practice. This program delivers a wealth of new knowledge and insights for managing change with confidence in the 21st century.
Previously Named: Leading with Big Data and Analytics
Sophisticated subject matter in an easy-to-understand, accessible format equips executives with the working knowledge needed to seize opportunities that analytics, artificial intelligence and a data strategy presents and put data analytics to practical use.
The digital revolution is empowering customers, fueling disruptive innovation and globalization of markets. In the wake of these challenges, firms that are customer-centric thrive. Learn how leaders successfully infuse a customer-centric perspective throughout an organization, generate value, build brands with meaning, and offer exceptional customer experiences to win in the digital age.
**This course was formerly known as DECS-915-0**The Analytics Consulting Lab is a practicum for students interested in developing deep skills in analytics. In this course, students apply classroom concepts and techniques to a real-world analytical task in which they use data to support a managerial decision. Working in a group, students will call upon techniques and theories such as statistics, multivariate regression, optimization, stochastic simulation, decision tree analysis, time series analysis, forecasting, real options, risk analysis, data mining, and discrete event simulation. The projects, pre-approved by faculty, will touch many industries and aspects of business management.
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Note: This course may not be dropped after the first week of the quarter. By application only.