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Optimization

Course Number:

45751


Faculty

Willem-Jan Van Hoeve, vanhoeve@andrew.cmu.edu


Program

MBA


Concentrations

Required


Course Description

This course covers fundamental optimization tools for quantitative analysis in the management sciences. The central topics of study are linear integer and nonlinear programming. Special emphasis is placed on linear programming particularly on modeling business applications and on sensitivity analysis. The course follows a practical spreadsheet-based approach to provide hands-on experience with software such as Excel Solver. (6/13-FM)


Format

Lecture: 100min/wk and Recitation: 50min/wk


Pre-requisites

None