15.060 Data, Models, and Decisions (MIT)
This course is designed to introduce first-year MBA students to the fundamental quantitative techniques of using data to make informed management decisions. In particular, the course focuses on various ways of modeling, or thinking structurally about, decision problems in order to enhance decision-making skills. Topics include decision analysis, probability, random variables, statistical estimation, regression, simulation, linear optimization, as well as nonlinear and discrete optimization. Ma
The PDZ Domain as a Complex Adaptive System
Specific protein associations define the wiring of protein interaction networks and thus control the organization and functioning of the cell as a whole. Peptide recognition by PDZ and other protein interaction domains represents one of the best-studied classes of specific protein associations. However, a mechanistic understanding of the relationship between selectivity and promiscuity commonly observed in the interactions mediated by peptide recognition modules as well as its functional meaning
2.4 Defining terms
Care is needed at all stages of life. This unit makes care in the family its focus because the overwhelming majority of care, including health care, is supplied in families, much of it in private, much of it unnoticed and unremarked upon. The meaning of the term (informal carer) and the word (care) itself are explored.
General Reflections [Audio]
Speaker(s): General Sir Mike Jackson | A look at where today's strategic circumstances are and the position of the UK, and a look to the future. General Sir Mike Jackson's illustrious career in the British Army has spanned almost forty five years and all that time he has shown loyalty, courage and commitment to the British army whilst also being an undeniable media attraction. General Sir Mike Jackson is the best known British General of modern times. He retired in the autumn of 2006 after almos
Handout defining some of the key terms and techniques used in volleyball.
Linear Programing: The Simplex Method: Homework
This chapter covers principles of the simplex method to Linear Programming. After completing this chapter students should be able to: solve linear programming maximization problems using the […]
Wat voor weer is het in Zimbabwe?
At the end of this unit: You can write a text about the climate of a country. When performing this task: you have to use supporting visual material. you have to familiarize yourself with specific vocabulary.
UK money savers impress government
July. 20 - Britian's government is looking at money saving technologies from nine UK companies to help the public sector cut costs and give a boost to small and medium sized companies by granting 25% of government contracts to private businesses. Hayley Platt reports.
This 6:34 long video explains thecirculatory system transport nutrients and blood cells to and from cells throughout the body. Blood is oxygenated in the lungs the sent back to the heart to be pumped to the rest of the body in blood vessels. This is a lesson with many good points made such as differences between arteries and capillaries, Text is included.
Vince Talbert on the Key to Successfully Competing in the Global Economy
Vince Talbert (MBA '96) VP Marketing Bill Me Later Inc.
This slide show has nine slides of generals who have made decisions that were considered controversial. A good video that could be used as the basis of a project or essay comparing and contrasting their decisions.
Negotiating Salary During a Job Interview
This short video explains the importance of doing your homework before talking about salary during an interview.
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Banning ethics in school: is that ethical?
Associate Professor Philip Cam, architect of ethics-in-the-classroom trials, on NSW Premier's proposed legislation to ditch ethics classes in schools after pressure from Christian independent politician Fred Nile.
Spartans make a difference in Peru
More than 3,500 miles from home, a group of Michigan State University osteopathic medical students, faculty members, and volunteers are participating in a medical education trip in Peru. During their mission, the team will treat patients who have waited hours to receive medical care.
Pigmented zebrafish showing blood flow
Lateral view of developing Danio showing red blood cells flowing through the beating two-chambered heart.
Sailing the ocean no longer requires triple-masted schooners--in fact
you can do it on a vessel no larger than a surfboard. What's the secret to designing a windsail that can skim the surface of the sea at 20 miles an hour, yet respond instantly to a sailor's touch? It is the math involved in designing such a rig. Motivating for students.
Running time 1:42 minutes.