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Operations Research

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This course module is designed to provide an knowledge and practice in the usage of quantitative tools for aiding in management decision making.
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By the end of the course students will be able to:

  • apply the appropriate analytical techniques to real world problems.
  • transform the managerial problem into a mathematical model.
  • use the quantitative techniques for better decision making.

Course Content : Introduction to Operations Research; Formulation of Models; Linear Programming; Transportation model; Network Analysis; Decision Analysis; Queuing Theory; Inventory Models; Assignment problems; Game Theory; Simulation.

Method of Teaching & Learning:

Lectures, Tutorials, and presentations.

Scheme of Evaluation:

End semester Examination, Assignment, Presentation and Quizzes.

The weights given to each component of the evaluation method is announced at the commencement of the module.

Recommended Readings: Hamdy, A., & Taha. (Operations Research). 2002 (7 ed.). Prentice Hall.

Hiller, & Liebermani. (2005). Introduction to Operations Research (8 ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

Hiller, F. S., & Lieberman, G. J. (2005). Introduction to Operations Research (8 ed.). New York: McGraw Hill.

Jesen, P. A., & Bard, J. F. (2003). Operations Research: Models and Methods. John Wiley & Sons.