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OPMT 5515 - Quantitative Methods for Managers

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This course emphasizes the use of decision-making models in business. Students will learn to use quantitative methods to choose alternatives in the decision-making process. Software applications (spreadsheets and databases) will be used to support the decision-making process.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$670.91

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 43648

Wed Sep 12 - Wed Dec 19 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Dec 19 Wed 17:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 310

Instructor

David Kohler

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$670.91

Notes

  1. This course is part of the Advanced Diploma in Business Management, and cannot be used towards the completion of any other programs in the School of Business.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Apply descriptive statistics and basic probability theory to management science models.
  • Compare decision-making techniques including: Decision Analysis, Forecasting Methods including Simple Regression, Time Series, Linear Programming and basic Inventory models.
  • Manipulate data between databases and spreadsheets.
  • Import data into a spreadsheet and carry out a statistical analysis of the data.
  • Build a spreadsheet model using an effective methodology.
  • Analyze business decision problems using spreadsheet functions such as formulas, charts, and logic operators, and tools like Solver, Pivot Tables and Goal Seek.

Effective as of Fall 2014

Related Programs

OPMT 5515 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Business Management
    Full-time/Part-time   Advanced Diploma

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Business Statistics: A First Course Ll+ Mystatlab W. Etext
Author Levine
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2007
Binding Looseleaf
ISBN 978-0-13426-814-9
Price $131.50
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