Applied Business Analytics Workshop

Executive Workshop Series in Applied Business Analytics

Exploratory Analytics & Machine Learning with R.

The Executive Workshop Series in Applied Business Analytics @ WPU is a rigorous set of modules introducing the use of statistical modeling with the use of R for senior and middle managers, academicians and researchers.


Dr. Alexander Pelaez & Dr. Jim Samuel


Friday, April 20, 2018.
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM.    [Coffee & Lunch will be served]


Global Business & Finance Institute, WPU
Room 2014 (Financial Center) 
1600 Valley Rd., Wayne, NJ 07470


  • In depth introduction and immersion to R and R-Studio
  • Entire workshop will be facilitated in a hands-on development mode
  • Introduction to data visualization with R & R studio
  • Code 5 to 7 exploratory analytics and machine learning projects
  • Access high quality resources for further development beyond the workshop
  • Supervised and unsupervised learning models using R packages.
  • The workshop is facilitated by Faculty with current business and academic experience in applied business analytics.

Workshop Fees

  • $ 400.00 – General registration
  • $ 99.00 – WPU Alumni / Current WPU Community
  • Interested WPU Faculty may contact Prof. Rajiv Kashyap for special registration details


  • No prior knowledge of R is required, Workshop will start with the basics of R and build upwards at a rapid pace.
  • Participants will be provided with desktop computers for use in the workshop, however participants are advised to bring their OWN LAPTOPS 

Speaker Information

Dr. Pelaez is CEO of 5 Element Analytics & teaches at the business school, Hofstra University.

Dr. Samuel is CIO advisor at Axivest Financial & teaches at the business school at WPU.

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