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Management Science for Decision Support

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Module Convenor:  Luc Muyldermans

Module Content:
The emphasis in this module is on formulating (modelling) and solving models with spreadsheets. The topics covered include: modelling principles, optimisation and linear programming, network models, introduction to integer programming, key concepts of probability and uncertainty, decision theory, queuing systems and simulation.

Module Aims:
The module aims to provide an understanding of the methods and techniques of Management Science with applications in business and industry, including Operations Management and related areas. Students should learn how to apply the more common techniques for a range of problems.

Module Assessment:
2 Hour Examination (70%); Individual assignment (1,500 words) (15%); Individual assignment (1,500 words) (15%)


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Nottingham University Business School

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