Fredrik Odegaard

Associate Professor, Management Science
Expertise: Analytics, Statistics, Data Science, Revenue Management, Big Data, Creative Analytics

Fredrik Odegaard

Fredrik Odegaard has developed a wide spectrum of analytics courses within all programs offered at Ivey: HBA, MBA, MSc, PhD and Executive Education. He has taught courses on Decision Making with Analytics, Competing with Analytics, Revenue Management, Statistics, Big Data, Data Science, and Creative Analytics.

Fredrik has a PhD in Management Science from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia, a dual Masters degree in Operations Research and Statistics from Stanford University, and an undergraduate degree in Purchasing and Logistics Management from Arizona State University. His PhD thesis centered on the analysis of online auctions as salvage sales channels, and how to optimally release inventory so as to balance the effects of price cannibalization and time-value depreciation.

Prior to his academic career, Fredrik worked as a Supply Chain Consultant for the logistics software provider i2 Technologies, and as a Programme Director at RR Institute of Applied Economics. Fredrik has worked with a number of corporate clients, including Fujitsu-Siemens Computers, Nokia, Lucchini, Infineon, Royal Copenhagen, Novo Nordisk, the Swedish Armed Forces Head Quarters, the Swedish Institute Evaluation of Labor Market and Education Policy, and the Danish Ministry of Energy.

Fredrik is an active member of the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS) and served as the 2015-2016 President. He also serves as editorial board member of the Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management.


Fundamentals of Business Analytics

Essential skills in analytics for business managers

Build a robust familiarity with practical business analytics and learn to apply analytics to benefit your team or organization.

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Storytelling with Data

Gain the essential data science skill everyone needs.

Use your organization’s data to create a business case to share your ideas, insights, and proposals.

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Workshop: Accelerating Leadership with AI

Redefine your approach to management through the lens of Artificial Intelligence and ChatGPT. Navigate the new evolution of work and lead change in your organization.

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August 6th, 2020

Using analytics to improve decision-making

Analytics professors Fredrik Odegaard and Mehmet A. Begen share examples of organizations that have successfully used analytics to identify business improvement opportunities, explain how to begin solving business problems using analytics, and discuss how to make decisions under uncertainty (such as the pandemic).

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February 22nd, 2023

Has ChatGPT Applied for my Job? The Future of AI at Work

Dr. Fredrik Odegaard investigates the limits, possibilities, and potential of ChatGPT and AI to shape the evolution of work.

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