Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Quantitative systems modeling techniques

MGT-430

Lecturer(s) :

Zufferey Nicolas

Language:

English

Summary

This course is dedicated to various modelling tools, optimization methods and decision analysis techniques, with a specific focus on logistics.

Content

Introduction to operations research and graph coloring, linear programming, flow theory, graph covering models (with applications in network design, distribution and transportation), distribution, heuristic methods and vehicle routing problems, facility location problems, job shop, facility layout, balancing an assembly line, open shop.

Keywords

Modelling techniques, operations research

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lectures, with theoretical parts and various exercises

Expected student activities

Attendance at lectures and completing exercises

Assessment methods

Two written exams, no documentation allowed:

40% mid-term exam

60% final exam

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum No
Others Available if firstly contacted by e-mail

Resources

Notes/Handbook

All the documents will be provided in PDF format

In the programs

Reference week

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10-11     
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18-19     
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      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German