Targeted Analyses and Compelling Communication: A Formula for Successful Value Creation in Management Science

Michael A. Kubica is Founder and President of Applied Quantitative Sciences, Inc. He has over 18 years’ experience within the healthcare industry, and has been providing quantitative sciences consultancy since 1999. Michael has extensive experience in providing quantitative decision support solutions for leading pharmaceutical, medical device/diagnostics, and biotechnology companies, addressing a wide range of business issues. Prior to establishing AQS, Michael held the position of Vice President, Operations for Magellan Health Services. During his career Michael has also held positions of Director of Quality Management, Regional Director of Business Operations & Finance, and Hospital Administrator. Throughout his career, Michael employed sophisticated quantitative methods to forecast performance, streamline operations, and improve quality. Michael has an MBA and Master’s of Science in psychology. He serves as Adjunct Professor of Research Design and Statistical Analysis at St. Thomas University in Miami, FL. Applied Quantitative Sciences, Inc. (AQS) is a consultancy specializing in assisting medical device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies make decisions under conditions of complexity and uncertainty. They are a market leader in providing simulation and optimization models which are used by industry leaders for the purposes of forecasting, new technology valuation, business and strategic planning, supply chain management, and resource planning.

Mr. Kubica will present a case study later this week at the 2009 Palisade Conference: Risk Analysis, Applications, & Training, 21 – 22 October at the Hyatt Regency in Jersey City (10 minutes by PATH from Manhattan’s Financial District).

See the abstract for his case study below, and see the full schedule for the Conference here.

Targeted Analyses and Compelling Communication: A Formula for Successful Value Creation in Management Science

The value of quantitative science projects too often remains unrealized for would-be consumers. Despite flawless analyses, sophisticated reports and dazzling presentations, the message goes unheeded by those who could most benefit: If only they understood how to operationalize the results. The clarity with which quantitative scientists view the practical application of results is often paralleled only by their inability to generate that same clarity in their customers. The result is that good management science is at best ignored and worst, misunderstood (and misapplied). This workshop describes steps we as quantitative scientists can take to foster understanding, generate novel insights and stimulate actionable results with our clients. 

This Week: October 21-22 in NYC

Building on the success of last year’s record-breaking event, the conference will offer a wide range of software training, model building, and real-world case study sessions. Last year, the event drew over 150 practitioners and decision-makers from a broad spectrum of industries. The @RISK and DecisionTools software tracks were more popular than ever. This year, we’re expanding software training with sessions that let you walk through examples and try the tools directly. This will enable you to take some new tips back to the office. Please join us in October for a great opportunity to learn and connect with colleagues.

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