This course provides students with an introduction to an area of management science that is sometimes called quantitative methods or operations research. The objective of this course is to have students develop an appreciation of the management science approach to problem formulation and solution that is now so important in today’s business and industrial sectors. The course focuses on quantitative approaches to decision making and introduces a variety of management sciences models, methods, and procedures. The major areas of study are linear programming (LP), simulation modeling, and forecasting.
OPMT 1197 with a minimum grade of 65% or an equivalent college level Business Stats course with a minimum B grade, Accessibility to and basic knowledge of personal computers. The following calculator is required for this course: BA II Plus / Financial Calculator by Texas Instruments
$594.59 - $617.00 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.
Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.
Mon Jan 07 - Mon Apr 15 14 Weeks
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Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.
Tue Jul 09 - Thu Aug 22 7 Weeks
|Jul 09 - Aug 22||Tue/Thu||09:00 - 12:30||BBY SE06 Rm. 208|
TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Fall 2016
OPMT 3197 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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