Shaun McGrady


BS, Computer Information Systems, Western New England University
MBA, Western New England University

Courses Taught

BIS 102 - Problem Solving with Business Tools


This is a hands-on course on business problem-solving. The tools used are a spreadsheet and database software. The objective of the first part of the course is to practice creating spreadsheet models. Applications are designed using built-in functions with special emphasis on financial functions. Charting concepts are introduced as presentation tools. Other skills include: working with Pivot tables, goal-seeking and what-if modeling. The second part of the course is an introduction to DBMS with emphasis on using and developing database applications for a business context. Topics include: Table design, Query design, Reports and Forms design. This course also includes the basics of Business Analytics.

IT 240 - Foundations of Web Systems 


This course provides students with the foundation for Web site development and maintenance. Students learn about Web browsers, how URLs are resolved, and Web pages are returned. They learn hypertext, self-descriptive text, web page design, web navigational systems, and digital media. Students become proficient with common tools for authoring and publishing Web pages. This course is equivalent to BIS 210.


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It’s no secret that the craft beer industry in the U.S. is thriving. With more than 7,000 breweries pouring their creations and a growing market share of nearly 15%, craft beer accounts for almost $30 billion in annual beer sales.

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Entrepreneurs Shaun McGrady '02/G'09 and Tom Skypek '05 Selected for Valley Venture Mentors’ Accelerator Program

Two alumni were among four teams of entrepreneurs from Western New England University chosen to take part in the Valley Venture Mentors’ (VVM) Accelerator Program, a non-profit that fast tracks the growth and success of startups and early stage companies by providing expertise and funding.

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