OPERATIONS RESEARCH

Course Information
TitleΕΠΙΧΕΙΡΗΣΙΑΚΗ ΕΡΕΥΝΑ / OPERATIONS RESEARCH
Code10602-LSC-104
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
SchoolEconomics
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAlexandros Diamantidis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600001097

Programme of Study: METAPTYCΗIAKO STĪN EFODIASTIKĪ KAI DIOIKĪSĪ ALYSIDAS EFODIASMOU (2018-sīmera)

Registered students: 30
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course116

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600155487
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
OPERATIONS RESEARCH (UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL), MATHEMATICS
Learning Outcomes
The purpose of this course is to introduce the students to the basic concepts of Operations Research techniques that help companies to solve common real life problems. Additionally advanced techniques and algorithms that help companies as members of a supply chain to improve their performance are also presented. The main target of this course is to help students learn how to model, analyze and finally solve such problems.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Week 1 Introduction to Linear Programming (LINDO, sensitivity analysis, duality) Week 2: Modeling and solving Transportation and transhipment problems with LINDO Week 3 &4 Integer Programming, Branch and bound, cut and plain methods Week 5 & 6 Non linear Programming techniques Week 7 & 8 Game Theory Week 9 Goal programming Week 10 & 11 Heuristics for the Traveling Salesman Problem Week 12 Decision making models Week 13 Multicriteria analysis
Keywords
OPERATIONS RESEARCH, QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN MANAGEMENT
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures39
Reading Assigment50
Project50
Written assigments39
Exams2
Total180
Student Assessment
Description
Written Exams (80% of total mark), Assignment (20% of total mark)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Προτεινόμενα Συγγράμματα: [1] Frederick Hillier, Gerald Lieberman ‘’Introduction to Operations Research’’, Eighth edition 2010 Mc Graw –Hill, ISBN:0073017795. [2] David R. Anderson , Dennis J. Sweeney , Thomas A. Williams , Jeffrey D. Camm), R. Kipp Martin, ''An Introduction to Management Science: Quantitative Approaches to Decision Making'', ISBN-13: 978-1111532222 ISBN-10: 1111532222 [3] Hamdy Taha, ‘’ Operations Research: An Introduction (9th Edition)’’, 2011 Prentice Hall, ISBN-10: 013255593X
Last Update
11-02-2020