Spring 2011 PHD Course

B9801-016: (PhD) Data-Driven Decision Making in OM

T - Full Term, 09:15AM to 12:15PM

Location: URI 327

Instructor: Omar Besbes

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The course provides doctoral students in Operations Management and other related fields with a perspective on alternative formulations and solution approaches to problems of decision-making under model uncertainty.  The course focuses on various problems in operations and revenue management, highlighting the unique features associated with those.  The first few sessions will be dedicated to review key concepts and the remainder of the course will be organized around a series of research papers.

Omar Besbes

Philip H. Geier Jr. Associate Professor of BusinessOmar Besbes is an Associate Professor in the Decision, Risk and Operations division at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University. He teaches the core MBA Operations Management course as well as an MBA elective on advanced Business Analytics. His primary research interests are in the area of decision-making under model uncertainty with a focus on applications in e-commerce, pricing and revenue management, online advertising...

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