Understanding and Using Big Data: Leadership Learning with Lake Forest MBA Faculty

Steven Rudnick

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

In the fast-paced world of tracked transactional execution, organizations worldwide have access to enormous volumes of data. Big Data is now the hot topic for organizational and managerial analytics. With access to this data, organizations can predict, target and leverage efforts to a higher level than ever before.

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management’s Business Leader Faculty® Steven Rudnick helps us understand and use big data.

In this webinar presentation, a seasoned training and development professional helps you:

  • Understand the definition of “Big Data”
  • Gain an overview of “Big Data” mining techniques and challenges
  • Practice data visualization through a balanced scorecard and infographic overviews



Find a recording of the full webinar on YouTube. This was previously recorded and live participation prompts are not available.


Steven Rudnick

Steven Rudnick teaches Operations Management and Business Analytics and Research at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. Steve designs and delivers interactive, in-person and online training programs to MBA students on the topics of operations management and management analytics. Currently, Steve is also National and Canadian Legal Bill Review Manager at Zurich Financial Services. In this role he has developed and implemented operational excellence for a multinational legal invoice audit department. He also created defined metrics and a balanced scorecard approach to assure the unit’s success. Connect with Steven on Linkedin.


About the Leadership Learning Webinar Series

Through the Leadership Learning Webinar Series, LFGSM produces free, monthly webinars on important business and career topics for a broad public audience. We are grateful for the sponsorship of the Trustmark Foundation and for their ongoing support for continued learning. Trustmark’s partnership enables LFGSM’s Corporate Learning Solutions team to bring the superior customized training it develops with our Business Leader Faculty® to students, alumni and the public.

Interested in future Leadership Learning Webinars? Stay tuned to the LFGSM Event Calendar, see new posts of past presentations on the LakeEffects blog and find recordings on YouTube.


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