June 6 - 7, 2019

We are delighted to host the 2019 IT Teaching Workshop at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. The workshop will take place on Thursday, June 6th and Friday, June 7th.

Organizers
Prasanna (Sonny) Tambe, Wharton School, tambe@wharton.upenn.edu
Roy Jones, Simon Business School, rjones@simon.rochester.edu
Avi Seidmann, Simon Business School, avi.seidmann@simon.rochester.edu
Administrator
Agenda
6:00pm
9:00pm
Cocktails

Cocktails and dinner at at Walnut Street Café, located at the AKA University City Hotel at 2929 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

7:40am
Shuttle

Shuttle from AKA University City Hotel to Wharton (alternatively you can walk or Uber earlier or later)

7:45am
8:25am
Registration and Breakfast
Presenter
Prasanna (Sonny) Tambe, University of Pennsylvania
8:25am
8:30am
Welcome
Presenter
Prasanna (Sonny) Tambe, University of Pennsylvania
8:30am
9:00am
IT and Analytics in the Wharton Curriculum
Presenter
Lorin Hitt, University of Pennsylvania
9:00am
9:50am
Teaching AI
  1. Teaching AI in the MBA ProgramGordon Gao, University of Maryland (Materials)  
  2. Teaching ML without CodingAnjana Sursarla, Michigan State
Presenter
Prasanna (Sonny) Tambe, Chair
10:10am
12:00pm
Business Analytics
  1. Introduction to Data Science; Prasanna (Sonny) Tambe, University of Pennsylvania
  2. Teaching Big Data Analytics to MBAs; Mohammad Soltanieh-ha, Boston University
  3. Teaching Big Data Analytics to MS Students; Ramesh Shankar, University of Connecticut
  4. Teaching Advanced NLP to MS Students; Dokyun (DK) Lee, Carnegie Mellon University
  5. Reflections on Teaching Data Science; Alex Tuzhilin, NYU (Cases Used)
Presenter
Rajiv Dewan
12:00pm
1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm
2:40pm
Keynotes
Presenter
Avi Seidmann
2:40pm
3:00pm
Break
3:00pm
4:50pm
Analytics, Operations, and Strategy
  1. Facilitating Engagement with Analytics Cases; Min-Seok Pang, Temple University
  2. Automated Grading for Analytics; Yaron Shaposhnik, University of Rochester
  3. Teaching Decision Making with the Newsvendor Game; Avi Seidmann, University of Rochester
  4. Teaching Information Based Strategies to Millennials; Eric Clemons, University of Pennsylvania
  5. Simulation Modelling for Strategic Consulting; Eric Clemons, University of Pennsylvania
Presenter
Roy Jones