St. Andrew’s College Sparks Student Entrepreneurial Spirit with Esri’s Business Analyst Online

Organization: St. Andrew’s College
Industry: Education
Products: ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Online for Organizations, Esri Business Analyst Product Suite, Esri Business Analyst Desktop (Canadian Edition), Business Analyst Online (BAO) API

Located just north of Toronto, St. Andrew’s College (SAC) is an independent, universitypreparatory school for boys that has been teaching and developing students since 1899. In 2014, grade 12 business students started using Business Analyst Online for a project to conduct market analysis, visualize findings and develop a business plan for a start-up company. According to teachers, the software allowed students to begin mapping and analyzing target markets three times faster than previous years. Demographic data integrated into the software also improved the quality and geographic scope of students’ research and analyses, while eliminating the need for teaching staff to prepare data

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