MGMT E-5050 Strategic Resource Allocation and Planning
This course introduces nonmathematical managers to the major quantitative models designed for the planning and effective allocation of human and material resources in support of the organization's strategies, goals, and policies. The course is relevant to the manufacturing, service, institutional, and government sectors, as well as the functional disciplines of management, marketing, finance, operations, and information technology. Topics include integer programming, goal programming, dynamic programming, the transportation method, the assignment algorithm, the shortest route and maximal flow network models, project crashing, and marginal analysis. Prerequisites: college algebra and familiarity with spreadsheets.