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Course title Planning and Scheduling
Course code EBC4149
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 2-9-2024 20-10-2024 C
Level Advanced
Coordinator Tjark Vredeveld
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Language of instruction English
In this course students will learn the state-of-the-art techniques for a broad variety of scheduling problems. In particular, it is expected that after this course students will be able to construct mathematical models for the basic problems, classify them, address the questions on computational complexity of the problems, and apply standard algorithmic techniques to solve the problems.
This is a course track for students interested in Operations Research (OR) of the Business Research Master.

The course addresses the issues of
* Modelling production and planning problems as combinatorial optimisation problems;
* Classification of scheduling environments and objectives;
* Tractability of scheduling problems;
* Solution methods for scheduling problems, e.g., combinatorial, LP-, and DP-based techniques, including exact algorithms, approximations and fast heuristics.
Scientific articles.
Michael Pinedo, "Scheduling: Theory, Algorithms, and System" (recommended not obligatory).
This course is in transition for the master Business Research.
See the Master Education and Examination Regulations for more information.

The following rule applies to master Business Research students who started the programme prior to academic year 2024-2025.
The master Business Research has been discontinued.
Courses of the Business Research master’s programme will continue to be offered until and including academic year 2025-2026 with exam opportunities running until and including 2026-2027.

Good working knowledge of algorithms and optimisation techniques.
Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Assignment
Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) Final Paper / Participation / Written Exam / Oral Exam / Assignment / Presentation
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Master Business Research - No specialisation Transitional Regulation
Master Business Research - Operations Research Transitional Regulation