Basics of Mathematical Programming

Course Objective

Learn how to apply the major techniques of mathematical programming to analyze a variety of management problems.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to

Apply linear programming, network optimization, integer programming, nonlinear programming, decision       analysis and queuing models for managerial decision making.

Detailed Syllabus

  1. Introduction: An Illustration of Mathematical Programming Approach
  2. Linear Programming: Basic Concepts
  3. Linear Programming: Formulation and Applications
  4. What-If Analysis for Linear Programming
  5. Network Optimization Problems
  6. Using Binary Integer Programming to Deal with Yes-No Decisions
  7. Nonlinear Programming
  8. Decision Analyses
  9. Queuing Models