Centre for Business Analytics in Practice
The Centre for Business Analytics in Practice is a multi-disciplinary research centre with the vision of using analytics for better decision-making. Our focus at the Centre is to investigate how data of any size can help organisations succeed through fact-based, data-driven, proactive decision-making.
Our Centre brings together research into the methods and applications in key areas, including:
- Business analytics
- Artificial intelligence (AI) and big data
- Efficiency and productivity
- Health analytics
- Operations and supply chain analytics
- Sustainability and net-zero analytics.
The need for data-driven, better and faster solutions is more critical now than ever before.
Using analytics for better decision-making has grown exponentially over the past decade. Driven by business and societal needs, decision analytics has become one of the most active research areas in academics and in industry.
The tools, techniques, and algorithms used for big data projects leverage the most current, state-of-the-art methods applied in a wide variety of fields that include business and management science, computer science, statistics, data science, engineering, and mathematics.
Meet the team
Professor Ali Emrouznejad
Director of the Centre for Business Analytics in Practice
Professor James Aitken
Co-Director of the Centre for Business Analytics in Practice
Mon 10 Jul 2023 - Fri 14 Jul 2023
IFORS2023: the 23rd Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies
Mon 04 Sep 2023 - Wed 06 Sep 2023
International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis - Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of DEA
Business Analytics Courses
PhD, Postgraduate (MSc), and Undergraduate (BSc) in Business Analytics
Management and Business PhD
Surrey Business School is internationally recognised for interdisciplinary, international and applied research.As a PhD student you will…
Business Analytics MSc
In our fast-paced, data-driven modern world, business analysts help organisations turn big data into big ideas. Artificial intelligence,…