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Unit of study_

Advanced Management Science - QBUS3310

Year - 2018

This unit gives guidelines for the formulation of management science models to provide practical assistance for managerial decision making. Optimisation methods are developed, and the complexity and limitations of different types of optimisation model are discussed, so that they can be accounted for in model selection and in the interpretation of results. Linear programming methods are developed and extended to cover variations in the management context to logistics, networks, and strategic planning. Other topics may include decision analysis, stochastic modelling and game theory. The unit covers a variety of case studies incorporating the decision problems faced by managers in business.

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

Assessment
assignment 1 (10%), assignment 2 (10%), mid term exam (30%), final exam (50%)

Pre-requisites

QBUS2310

Prohibitions

ECMT3610 or ECMT3710

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
Courses that offer this unit

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