Center for Quantitative Analysis

About Us

The Center for Quantitative Analysis at Bentley University provides professional analytical consulting services in support of fundamental and applied business research, improved organizational performance and more effective policies. The Center demonstrates the positive contribution quantitative analysis can play in fact-based decision making while providing a forum for practical applications that enrich the research and teaching experience for faculty and students. The Center provides a unique resource to supplement the capabilities of commercial and non-profit organizations while generating a source of collaborative research for faculty and training for students focused on business analytics.

The affiliation of the center with Bentley allows for the application of best-in-class analytical expertise with best-in-class business content expertise to support organizational decision making and performance.

The Center for Quantitative Analysis provides assistance in the following areas:

  • The increased availability of data and the need to analyze the complex relationships of a large number of factors that impact performance
  • The need to base important decisions on an objective fact-based analysis that considers the consequences of uncertainty and incomplete information
  • The need to continually find new ways to improve performance or competitive position.