This course introduces analytical tools generally used in management decision-making. Topics include decision theory, time series forecasting, simulation, linear programming, project scheduling, PERT/CPM, inventory models, and waiting line models. Spreadsheet-based solutions are used to demonstrate model implementation.
Prerequisite(s): college-level course in quantitative analysis or business statistics and familiarity with commonly used spreadsheet software (MS: Excel).
Cherian S. Thachenkary, PhD, Associate Professor of Managerial Sciences, Georgia State University.
Mondays, Wednesdays, 3:15-6:15 pm.
graduate credit $2,920
Course reference number: 33041