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National University of Singapore

National University of Singapore Business School Professory Uses QlikView Academic Program to Build Curriculum

Bedrijfsprofiel

Regio: Asia Pacific, Singapore
Bedrijfstak: Onderwijs / Non-Profit
Functie: Operations

"Because of the QlikView Academic Program, instead of using textbooks, our students are getting real industry experience with Big Data tools to learn about a wide variety of industries such as transportation, beverage and retail. As a result, students preparing for careers are gaining strong analytical skills, and learning how they can leverage data to make better business decisions. Knowing how to use a ground-breaking tool like QlikView lets them show their future bosses what’s possible.”

—Keith Carter, Adjunct Associate Professor, Decision Sciences National, University of Singapore Business School

Background

  • A leading global university influencing the future by transforming the way people think and do things through education, research and service. 
  • Mission: To be a leading globally-oriented university with distinctive expertise and insights relating to Asia.
  • Located in Singapore, Asia Pacific
  • Industry:  Education

Challenges

  • Build students’ understanding of data analytics
  • Reinvigorate industry learning process
  • Bring practical industry experience into learning practices

Solution

  • The National University of Singapore leveraged the QlikView Academic Program to implement QlikView as part of its core curriculum developed in less than two weeks.
  • The students’ end of year assignment was to build a QlikView application to analyze information about a publicly traded or private company to better inform business. The students took on this challenge and discovered very interesting insights into big name companies across multiple industries.
  • The QlikView Academic Program is designed to support the academic community by enabling hands-on experience with QlikView in a college or university-supported curriculum. Established in July of 2012, the program provides free QlikView licenses to accredited, university-level, publicly- and privately-funded institutions worldwide. The program also comes with online resources and training for faculty.

Benefits

  • Improved students’ industry experience
  • Equipped students with strong analytics skills
  • Increased student satisfaction and engagement

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