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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

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, 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.
  • Construct and interpret a confidence interval estimates for a single population means or proportions using the appropriate standard normal or t distributions.
  • Manipulate data between databases and spreadsheets.
  • Carry out a hypothesis test comparing one or two population means or proportions.
  • Import data into a spreadsheet and carry out a statistical analysis of the data.
  • Manipulate data between databases and spreadsheets.
  • Import data into a spreadsheet and carry out a statistical analysis of the data.

Effective as of Winter 2020

Related Programs

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

School of Business

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

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