Ray Parthasarathy

Ray Parthasarathy

Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Academic Director, Information Systems Major

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343 M Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-3418

rparth2@illinois.edu

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Positions Held

  • Director, Master of Science in Technology Management Program, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2020 to present
  • Academic Director, Information Systems Undergraduate Studies, Business Administration, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2018-2020
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Business Administration, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2018 to present,2018 to present
  • Information Systems Faculty, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, 2013-2017
  • Faculty, Waubonsee College, 2012-2013
  • Engineer/Manager/Director: 15+ years of experience in industry in engineering and senior management positions, Industry Experience, 1995-2012

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests: Information Systems, Information Technology, Healthcare Information Systems/ Management/Technology, Data Analytics/Statistics

Research Interests

Research Interests (Primary): Factors associated with successful IT implementation and adoption; Trust/Privacy/Security in IT; Healthcare IT implementation/use/impact

Current Courses

  • IT for Networked Organizations (BADM 350) Examines the information technology and its impact on modern organizations. Topics include: (1) IT, Internet Technologies, E-Commerce and business models, (2) organizing and modeling enterprise data, (3) Network protocol and architecture, (4) development of IT systems, and (5) IT management and organization design.

  • Information Security Mgmt (BADM 395) Research and readings course for students majoring in business administration. May be taken by students in the college honors program in partial fulfillment of the honors requirements.

  • Communicating with Data (BADM 502) Making decisions in organizations often require data, an approach that is increasingly becoming critical with proliferation of data. Data has to be understood for insights, to aid in decision making or presented to others to persuade. This course will introduce concepts and techniques to understand and communicate data for insights and decision-making. Topics include types of data, data visualization, descriptive statistics, understanding and representing variation, multiple variables, time series and maps. The course will follow a practice based approach.

  • Data Science and Analytics (BADM 576) In this course, you will learn not only data analytic techniques but also the managerial implications of competing with analytics. You will understand the managerial challenges of using data analytics to develop a strategic advantage through readings and case studies. You will learn techniques such as statistical inference, linear modeling, sentiment analytics, and data mining through hands-on exercises in R. R is an open source language that has grown in importance and usage in corporations. Finally, you will be able to present and interpret data through an understanding of data visualization techniques.

Contact

343 M Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-300-3418

rparth2@illinois.edu

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