37141 Introduction to Quantitative Management6cp; Forms of attendance in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community. There may also have been changes to the assessment requirements. Consequently, the Subject Outline information for this subject has changed. Details of the changes may be published in an Addendum to the Subject Outline which is available through your LMS (Blackboard or Canvas).
Anti-requisite(s): 35140 Introduction to Quantitative Management
This subject is an introduction to quantitative management methodology and modelling. A variety of problems from manufacturing, construction, supply chain management and finance are considered, together with approaches to the formulation of the corresponding mathematical models. Models include linear programs, nonlinear programs, integer programs, and decision trees. Solutions for the models are obtained using commercial decision support software including spreadsheet add-ins and mathematical programming modelling systems such as LINGO.
Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus
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