Operation Research 



Course Activity:

Course unit type:

Content:


A. General competences 
PB  01. Intellectual and cognitive capacities Explanation PB – 01. The student is able to construct mathematical models of real decisionmaking processes. PB – 02. Depending on the model type and source information the student is able to choose and use the mathematical methods of analysis and optimum seeking. 
B. Professionoriented/ General scientific competences 
Explanation

C. Professionspecific competences 

D. Scientific competences 
/ Explanation Being able to apply the operations research methodology in scientific research and for real life decision in industry, economical, ecological and financial fields. 
Prerequisites: 
A. Previously required courses 
Mathematical Analysis, Algebra, Theory of Probability and Mathematical Statistics, Discrete Mathematics, Numerical Methods 
B. Required competences 
Mathematical Analysis: the methods of working with analytical functions.

Educational tools: 
A. Type 

B. Obligatory educational tools 

C. Recommended educational tools 
Operations Research Models and Methods, by Paul A. Jensen and Jonathan F. Bard, published by John Wiley and Sons in 2003. Online learning platform: http://dokeos.mpgu.edu 

A. Type 

B. Description 
This course is taught in English or Russian Plenary lectures: 36h = 2h per week during 18 weeks during the first semester. Practical Classes (obliged): 18h = 2h per two weeks during 18 weeks during the first semester. Lab Classes: (obliged): 18h = 2h per 2 weeks during 18 weeks during the first semester. Higher distance education: for this course, an extra syllabus is available, containing guidelines how to study the material in an optimal way. 

A. Type 

B. Description 
Total number of credits: 5 credits
Examination contract:
Higher distance education: 
Teaching support :
Extra course OR: 2h per week during 18 weeks during the first semester. 