13001 Operations Research

Credits: 3 graduate credits in Business Administration

Prerequisite: Admission to the graduate program in Business Administration

The course is based on a Hebrew translation of Introduction to Mathematical Programming, by F.S. Hillier and G.J. Lieberman (McGraw-Hill, 1990).

Objectives: To provide students with basic knowledge of deterministic and stochastic operations research models. The production management approach is presented using operations research models for the formulation and solution of basic management production problems.

Topics: Linear programming; Analyzing computer outputs for linear programming problems; Transportation problems; Integer programming; Dynamic programming; Inventory theory; Queuing theory; Project management.