Course List

    • 45851 Data Mining

      Data Mining (also known as Machine Learning or Knowledge Discovery in Databases) involves a collection  of techniques for extracting patterns and trends in large databases. This course is a hands-on introduction to the area with an emphasis on aspects useful to business managers. At the end of ... Read More
    • 45852 Optimization Methods in Finance

      Optimization models play an increasingly important role in financial decisions. Many computational finance problems ranging from asset allocation to risk management, from option pricing to model calibration, can be efficiently solved using modern optimization techniques. This course covers several c... Read More
    • 45853 Optimization for Interactive Marketing

      This course is designed to meet the increasing demands from the industry and recruiters for the application of quantitative and analytical skills to support sophisticated marketing decision making. The content of the course is based on cutting-edge research in optimization and interactive marketing ... Read More
    • 45854 Optimization Models for Operations

      In a dynamic, competitive world, an organization's effectiveness depends significantly on how well its resources are managed, placing much emphasis on both strategic as well as day-to-day decisions regarding its operations. Historically, ‘operations’ have been the main application area f... Read More
    • 45855 Statistical Applications in Management

      This course has two broad objectives. One is to give you more experience in analysis of data. The other   is to add to your took kit of statistical methods. The course emphasizes learning by doing. Applications in the course demonstrate that analysis of data can be exciting (really!). The ... Read More
    • 45860 Demand Management and Price Optimization

      Matching supply with demand is an enormous challenge for firms: excess supply is costly, inadequate supply irritates customers and can yield lost revenue opportunities.  In this course we will explore how firms can improve the operational management of the demand for their products (goods or s... Read More
    • 45861 Six Sigma Tools and Techniques

      To understand six sigma we must understand its underlying philosophy, that of the modern quality movement. Therefore we will first compare and contrast the ideas of various quality “gurus,” examining the different ways to define and measure quality. In most cases, the goal should be to d... Read More
    • 45862 Supply Chain Management

      A supply chain includes supply, production, storage, distribution, and selling facilities that are connected by material, informational, and financial links.  Since facilities are not necessarily connected in a serial fashion, despite its name, a supply chain describes a network of connected fa... Read More
    • 45863 Risk Management

      In today’s world, executives must make decisions under very high degrees of uncertainty. Whether these decisions concern forecasting, capacity and supply chain planning, or financial analyses of complex financial instruments, first understanding, then modeling and finally mitigating risk is cr... Read More
    • 45864 Operations Strategy

      The goal of this course is to provide conceptual frameworks and analytical tools to optimize key decisions in formulating operations strategy and in managing operational processes.  The intended audience for this course is those who seek better understanding of the connection between operations... Read More
    • 45870 Strategic Corporate Management

      Being "strategic" means intelligently seeking your own goals in situations that involve other parties who do not share your goals. The purpose of 45-870 is to develop your understanding of strategic situations encountered as a manager. Taking 45-870 will teach you to recognize strategic opportunitie... Read More
    • 45871 Trade and Investment Strategy

       "Trade and Investment Strategy" is a strategy elective on the microstructure of trade and growth in private enterprise. It combines analytic with experimental methods to investigate strategic interactions in bidding, buying, selling, designing trading mechanisms, consumption based portfolio an... Read More
    • 45872 Technology Strategy

      The course Technology Strategy is about business strategy for technology-intensive industries.  It is not only suitable for students who wish to concentrate in strategy but also in marketing, as I cover two of the 4 P’s of marketing (Product and Price).   Examples of technology... Read More
    • 45875 Government and Business

      Government at all levels can significantly affect business through regulations, international relations, funding, or the myriad of political processes and people. The way your business interacts with government can make you a success or a failure. Competitive markets are efficient only under certain... Read More
    • 45876 Intellectual Property and Internet Commerce

      For any company today, the protection of its intellectual property assets (patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets) has become of such importance that failure perils the company’s very existence.  With globalization of commerce, that protection must be pursued both within and outs... Read More
    • 45877 Contracts

      The purpose of the course will be to provide a business understanding of the laws  governing contracts (sale of goods both internationally and domestically; providing of services);how the choice of law governs how and when contracts are formed; how contracts are administered; and how to protect... Read More
    • 45880 Strategic IT

      The goal of this course is to study the strategic role of information technology (IT) in businesses today. IT not only commands more than a third of firm capital budgets, it also is a major driver of business successes and failures. It is now clear that the road to the digital transformation of busi... Read More
    • 45881 Modern Data Management

      The objective of this course is to learn how to organize and manipulate data for making critical business decisions. “Data Management” in this course includes both the analysis of various sizes and types of data and their synthesis into fact-based, data-driven recommendations with illust... Read More
    • 45882 Digital Marketing and Social Media Strategy

      This course posits to explore issues related to digital and social media marketing. This is a hands-on class where you will use real world data. We will cover the following topics in class.  Search Engine Optimization: how search engines, keyword auctions, and search engine marketing work, and how ... Read More
    • 45885 Information Security and Privacy

      Description: As layers upon layers of technology mediate increasingly rich business processes and social interactions, issues of information security and privacy are growing more complex too. This course takes a multi-disciplinary perspective of information security and privacy, looking at technolog... Read More