DROMB8000 Introduction to Spreadsheet Optimization and Simulation
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(zero-credit) This course is designed to teach students basic optimization and simulation methods in spreadsheet that are useful in solving decision models. The knowledge and skills introduced are intended to motivate and benefit students in their further study and work in management science and operations research.
The objective of the course is to learn how to formulate mathematical models from decision making problems and analyze and solve the decision models using basic spreadsheet-based optimization and simulation tools. No prior programming experience is necessary to this course. However, we will assume knowledge of basic analysis, linear algebra and statistics.