Summer 2008 MBA Course

B6015-002: Decision Models

MW - A Term, 10:45AM to 12:15PM

Location: WJW 208

Instructor: Ciamac Moallemi

Prerequisite(s): B6014

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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.

Ciamac Moallemi

Barbara and Meyer Feldberg Associate Professor of BusinessCiamac C. Moallemi is an Associate Professor in the Decision, Risk, and Operations Division of the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University, where he has been since 2007. He received S.B. degrees in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and in Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1996). He studied at the University of Cambridge, where he earned a Certificate of Advanced Study in Mathematics, with...

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