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International Business Administration

Introduction to Operations Research (formerly Methods of Information and Operations Management)

Exam number: 6791

Semester: from 1st semester

Duration of the module: One semester

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

Frequency of module offer: Winter semester 2017/2018, winter semester 2018/2019

Prerequisites: t.b.a.

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, Prof. Dr. Achim Koberstein

Name of the professor: Prof. Dr. Christian Almeder, Prof. Dr. Achim Koberstein

Language of teaching: English

ECTS-Credits (based on the workload): 6

Workload and its composition (self-study, contact time):
Contact time (Lecture, tutorial etc.): 45 h; self-study: 135 h

Contact hours (per week in semester): 3

Methods and duration of examination:

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):

Contents of the module:

  1. Linear Programming
  2. Duality, Transportation, Dynamic Programming
  3. Networks, Mixed Integer Programming
  4. Python, Gurobi
  5. Forecasting
  6. Heuristics, Metaheuristics

Teaching and learning methods:

Literature (compulsory reading, recommended literature):

Further information:
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