Courses Master Display 2020-2021
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|Course title||Methods and Methodology*|
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At the end of this course, the students can use several quantitative techniques necessary for the management and improvement of the supply chain.
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This course focuses on mathematical techniques for managing and improving the supply chain. These techniques include data analysis and forecasting techniques. Moreover, to streamline the supply chain several optimisation techniques from operations research are being taught.
Language of instruction : English.
C.T Ragsdale, Spreadsheet Modeling & Decision Analysis, 8th edition, 2018.
J.E. Hanke and D.W. Wichern, Business Forecasting, 9th edition, 2009.
Basics in linear programming, statistics and familiarity with Excel.
|Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive)||PBL / Presentation / Assignment / Groupwork|
|Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive)||Final Paper / Participation / Written Exam|
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