Summer 2009 EMBA Course

B7015-001: Decision Models

2010Sum

Instructor: Awi Federgruen

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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.



Awi Federgruen

Charles E. Exley Professor of ManagementAwi Federgruen is the Charles E. Exley Professor of Management and Chair of the Decision, Risk and Operations (DRO) Division of the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University, at which school he served as Senior Vice Dean from 1997-2002. Professor Federgruen also served for many years as the Chair of the DRO division, most recently from 2004-2010. Professor Federgruen joined the Columbia University faculty...

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