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Management Science - QBUS2310

Year - 2018

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 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.

Classes
1x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week

Assessment
assignment 1 (15%), assignment 2 (15%), mid-term exam (30%), final exam (40%)

Pre-requisites

2018 Commencing students: QBUS1040; 2018 continuing students: BUSS1020 or DATA1001 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or STAT1021 or ((MATH1005 or MATH1015) and MATH1115) or 6 credit points of MATH units which must include MATH1905.

Prohibitions

ECMT2620

Details

Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Business Analytics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Business Analytics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Courses that offer this unit

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