Spring 2009 EMBA Course

B7015-001: Decision Models

2010 Spr

Instructor: Lucius Riccio

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This half-term (six-week) 1.5-credit course offers a brief introduction to computer-based models and their use in structuring information and supporting managerial decisions. It conveys an appreciation for the extraordinary scale and complexity of the information needed to manage effectively and demonstrates how decision models can serve to organize this information and provide tools for analyzing and improving the decision process. Specific topics include linear programming, multiperiod planning models under uncertainty, nonlinear programs and Monte Carlo simulation.



Lucius Riccio

Senior Lecturer in Discipline in BusinessLucius Riccio is a Senior Lecturer in Discipline at Columbia Business School, where he teaches business analytic, optimization and simulation and operations management. He has been on the faculty of Columbia University since 1995. He also is Executive Vice President and partner of Gedeon GRC Consulting, a full service engineering consulting firm, and a partner in CleanTrans, an environmental transportation company. Prior to joining the faculty...

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