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Quantitative Methods

Course Number: 
BUS-339
Minimum Credits: 
3
An introduction to modern quantitative methods used in decision-making in business. Topics include linear models, network and scheduling models, inventory models, decision theory, transportation method, and other methods. Students successfully completing this course will be able to 1) identify and comprehend management science issues and problems, 2) apply the theoretical constructs of operations research to simulated business situations, 3) construct appropriate models using computer software, and 4) develop professional reports using the information generated using the developed models. Prerequisite: Math certification and cognates, or permission. (MTH-115 or 235 recommended.)