Carnegie Mellon University

Optimization

Course Number: 45751

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)

Degree: MBA
Academic Year: 2019-2020
Semester(s): Mini 2, Mini 3
Required/Elective: Required
Units: 6

Format

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

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