Events

Events


 

Fall 2016

Ninkasi Brewing Company Site Visit
Fall 2016:
BOTA visited Ninkasi Brewing Company in Eugene, Oregon and met with their supply chain and intelligence analysts to learn about the type of analytics they do in supply chain management and logistics during one-hour of Q&A. BOTA members also took a manufacturing tour to learn about the processes of brewing.
Guest Speaker
Fall 2016:
Jay Arrera, Chief Operations Officer at InterVision Media visited BOTA on UO Campus to share his experiences in Service Operations and Project Management.
Guest Speaker
Fall 2016:
Jeff Knowlton, former VP of Global Services at Datalogic came to share his career experiences and vision of the future of operations management in tomorrow's expanded globalism and extreme technology.
Professional Communication Workshop
Fall 2016:
BOTA Teamed up with the University of Oregon Toastmasters Club to provide a professional communication workshop in form of a presentation and discussion by John Rodke, Director of Division B at Toastmasters International and LCB Student Leaders
Pricing Game
Students Participated in a Revenue Management online simulation powered by GameLab and lead by Fang Yin, Senior Instructor of Operations and Business Analytics to learn about inventory management and revenue management strategies

 

Winter 2017

Database Systems and Languages
Week 2:
Kyle Holmberg, BOTA's VP of Technology, brings his knowledge as a Computer Science major to a front in this exploratory review of database systems and the different languages used to create, manipulate, and query them.
Database Design with CIT Professor, Phil Colbert
Week 4:
Professor Phil Colbert will be visiting BOTA to outline his experiences in Business Databases Design and highlight the technical skills students need to succeed in Managing Information Systems
Python In Business
Week 6:
Kyle Holmberg, BOTA's VP of Technology, brings his knowledge as a Computer Science major to a front in this exploratory review of the Python programming language and its omnipotence among various industries. At the end of this meeting, you'll be given the infrastructure to learn this very simple programming language on your own – from novice to expert proficiency.
Workout Buddies and Site Visit Information
Week 8:
The CEO of WorkoutBuddies will talk about the start-up industry and how to avoid pitfalls in nurturing the next big thing.
Portland Site Visit
Visiting Nike, eBay's Mobile Development Office, and Cloudability on Friday of Week 8

 

Spring 2017

David Bong - CEO of Avant Assessment
Week 2:
David Bong, CEO and Co-Founder of Avant Assessment will speak about business analytics in use within his language learning assessment company.
Ian Garrett - Software Engineer at IDX Broker
Week 4:
Ian Garrett is a Duck and a software engineer at IDX Broker – a data munging company for real estate conglomerates. He'll be going over the basic concepts of data mining – how to derive relevant knowledge from lots of data.
Seattle Site Visit - Tableau and More!
Week 6:
BOTA will take another excursion this term – this time to Seattle, Washington. Tableau will host us for an in-office training with their data visualization platform! Additionally, BOTA is in contact with many other famous companies concerning an office visit.
Data Analysis Workshop + Elections
Week 8:
We'll break into teams and use a web application to put our knowledge to use. Also, we'll have elections to decide the roles of next year's BOTA executives.
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