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Management Science II (R-Module)

Exam number: 6776

Semester: from 2nd semester

Duration of the module: One semester

Form of the module (i.e. obligatory, elective etc.): Elective

Frequency of module offer: Winter semester 2016/2017

Prerequisites: Maximum 15 participants. Successful exam of Management Science. More information regarding the organization and the registration can be found on the Chair’s website.

Applicability of module for other study programmes:
Obligatory or elective in other study programmes. For further information check regulations of the study programme.

Person responsible for module: Prof. Dr. Christian Almeder

Name of the professor: Prof. Dr. Christian Almeder

Language of teaching: English

ECTS-Credits (based on the workload): 6

Workload and its composition (self-study, contact time):
Contact time (Lecture, tutorial etc.): 15 h; self-study: 165 h

Contact hours (per week in semester): 1

Methods and duration of examination:
Successful development of an optimization model, testing and summarizing it a seminar paper of 10-15 pages (and a 20-30 min. presentation of the results)

Emphasis of the grade for the final grade: Please check regulations of the study programme

Aim of the module (expected learning outcomes and competencies to be acquired):
Aim of the course is deepening the knowledge in management science in particular in mixed integer programming. Students will get familiar with state-of-the-art software tools and learn how to tackle practical planning problems.

Contents of the module:
Developing planning models
Solving mixed integer problems using state-of-the-art software tools
Perform experiments and analyze results

Teaching and learning methods:

Special features (e.g. percentage of online-work, practice, guest speaker, etc.):
Lecture notes and additional material are provided online. Presentations of special topics and case-studies by students.

Literature (compulsory reading, recommended literature):

Further information:
Registration in Moodle Viadrina required.