This half-term (six-week) 1.5-credit course offers a brief introduction to computer-based models and their use in structuring information and supporting managerial decisions. It conveys an appreciation for the extraordinary scale and complexity of the information needed to manage effectively and demonstrates how decision models can serve to organize this information and provide tools for analyzing and improving the decision process. Specific topics include linear programming, multiperiod planning models under uncertainty, nonlinear programs and Monte Carlo simulation.
Division: Decision, Risk and Operations

Fall 2023

B5101 - 300

Spring 2023

B5101 - 001

B5101 - 002

B5101 - 003

B5101 - 004

Fall 2022

B5101 - 300