2014 Unit of Study

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Management Science
UoS Code QBUS2310
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 2
Prerequisites BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or equivalent
Corequisites
Prohibitions ECMT2620, ECMT2720
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information
Lectures 1x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week
Assessment 2x Assignments (10% + 10%), mid-semester exam (25%), and final exam (55%)
Description The ability to understand and mathematically formulate decision problems is a fundamental skill for managers in any organisation. This unit focuses on basic management science modelling techniques used in capacity planning, production management, and resource allocation. Students will learn to approach complex real life problems, formulate appropriate models and offer solution procedures to ensure an optimal use of resources. Methods include linear programming, integer programming, quadratic programming, and dynamic programming.
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