McCormick | Northwestern Engineering _

IEMS 365: Analytics for Social Good

Winter 2018

The basics

Students will work in interdisciplinary teams on case studies related to humanitarian and non-profit logistics

 

The course will feature weekly lectures, led by the professor, complemented by experts in the field

 

Students will complete three multi-week case studies with weekly presentations to smaller breakout groups, led by the professor and teaching assistant

 

The course will culminate with a day-long hackathon to design solutions to a disaster response volunteer problem presented by the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago Region

 

Course enrollment will be capped at 40 students, representing a variety of colleges and majors across Northwestern. Note: this is a smaller class than years past. Please apply before the deadline, as capacity will be tight.

 

The course will be held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 3:30 to 4:50 pm, with weekly discussion sections on Wednesdays from 1-2 or 2-3.