MGMT2012/MS23C Introduction to Quantitative Methods

Course Code
MGMT2012
Course Title
 Introduction to Quantitative Methods
Credits
3
Prerequisite(s)

ECON1001/EC10C Introduction to Microeconomics, ECON1003EC14C Mathematics for the Social Sciences I, ECON1005/EC16A Introductory Statistics

Course Description

This course is about the study of Operations Research (OR) and Management Science (MS) approaches in organisations. Students will gain an understanding of modelling and rational approaches to decision-making and their contribution to organisational effectiveness. Analysis and communication are emphasized using real world applications and cases. Topics include linear programming, network (project management) problems, decision analysis applied to tactical and strategic business decisions in functional areas and interfaces among these areas. Implementation will involve using existing software packages of decision models to solve various managerial problems.

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