2014 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2014. For Summer School 2014 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2014).
The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.
|Prerequisites||BUSS1020 or ECMT1010 or equivalent|
|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.|