Anglo-American University’s School of Business Administration would like to invite AAU students, teachers, alumni, and supporters for the next MBA event. On Wednesday, December 14th, at 18:00, our Chapman MBA lecturer on Statistics for Business Decisions and Economic Analysis for Business, Mr. Peter Bolcha, Ph.D., will speak on the following topic: “How Can Statistics Save Money, Energy and Even Lives?”

During his lecture and ensuing discussion, Mr. Bolcha will answer the following and similar questions:

What makes statistics important in decision making?
How do companies use statistical modelling?
What prevents companies from using more statistics?

obrázekPeter Bolcha earned both his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Economics, Prague. His research interests are connected with empirical economics and applied econometrics. Bolcha has published on topics related to investment incentives and methods and evaluations of government policies. Along with his academic activities that include past jobs at the University of Economics, Prague and Charles University, he has worked on projects with major institutions and companies such as Czech Railways, the Ministry of Trade, and major gas and airline companies. His project activity was recently extended to the post of Director of AAU’s Center for Applied Research (CAR), where he organizes and coordinates corporate projects in classes of the School of Business Administration.

The MBA Open Lecture will take place at Anglo-American University, Letenská 5, in room 2.07. Light refreshments will be provided. Please register via Facebook or e-mail at We look forward to seeing you all.