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Indiana University Bloomington

Institute of Business Analytics

The Kelley Forum on Business Analytics

Data Analytics Competition

The First Data Analytics Competition will challenge Kelley graduate students to develop a predictive model for a real business situation involving more than 100,000 observations.

Prizes for the winning teams are as follows:

  • First place: $5,000
  • Second place: $2,500
  • Third place: $1,000

Teams of five of Kelley graduate students are invited to register for the competition at

The key dates are as follows:
Wednesday March 20Deadline for registration
Friday, March 22Briefing session #1 on IBM SPSS Modeler 
(1 hour; time TBA; session will be recorded)
Case and data set will be distributed at this time
Friday, March 29Briefing session #2 on IBM SPSS Modeler
(1 hour; time TBA; session will be recorded)
Friday, April 5 (1:30 – 3:30 pm)Preliminary round of presentations of team analyses
Thursday, April 11 (4:30 - 6:30pm)Final presentation to judges
Friday, April 12Winners announced at the Kelley Forum on Business Analytics