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Decision Sciences (DSCI)

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JumpLink3210 [OM 3210]. Introduction to Operations and Supply Chain Management. 3. An introductory course in production and operations management. Typical topics include operations strategy, quality management, facilities location, facilities layout, forecasting, inventory management, production planning, scheduling and project management. Prerequisites: IMGT 2400, STAT 2010, MATH 2355 or equivalents in each, sophomore standing. (EN majors: MATH 2205 and sophomore class standing.)

JumpLink4230. Purchasing and Supply Management. 3. Examines how to manage supply function. Topics include organization, planning procedures, category management, supplier selection, quality, inventory decisions, ethical and profession standards, costing, and price determination. Prerequisite: DSCI 3210.

4240. Computer Applications in Decision Sciences. 3. A study of decision science topics such as mathematical programming, Monte Carlo simulation, forecasting, project management and decision theory. The applications of computer techniques is emphasized. Prerequisite: IMGT 2400 or equivalent, DSCI 3210, STAT 2010 or equivalent and advanced business standing.

4250. Revenue Management. 3. Examines the tools used by many industries in the service sector to maximize revenue, including forecasting demand, overbooking customers, group decision making, how to allocate fixed assets, and control of the overall network. Prerequisite: DSCI 3210, advanced business standing.

4260. Project Management. 3. Examines the coordination project management activities. This includes the initiation, planning, implementation, control and evaluation of projects. Prerequisites: DSCI 3210 and advanced business standing (EN and SER majors: ES 1060 and junior standing).

4270. Logistics. 3. Presents a synthesis of the principles in logistics activities resident in the supply chain. The course emphasizes how to manage the operation and integration of transportation (inbound and outbound), inventory, warehousing, facility location, customer service, packaging and materials handling. Prerequisite: DSCI 3210, DSCI 4240, junior class standing, Advanced Business Standing.

4280. Supply Chain Management. 3. Examines the coordination of material flows and information through networks of suppliers, producers, warehouses, and customers that are linked by transportation modes. Prerequisite: DSCI 3210, DSCI 4230, DSCI 4240, DSCI 4270.

4900 [OM 4900]. Problems in Decision Sciences. 1-4 (Max. 4). Studies, on an individual basis, any decision science topic not included in currently offered courses. Prerequisite: DSCI 3210, advanced business standing, senior standing and written consent of instructor.

4910 [OM 4910]. Selected Topics in Decision Sciences. 3. For advanced students treating contemporary problems in decision science related areas. Specific area(s) to be considered in a given semester will be printed in class schedule. Prerequisite: junior class standing and other courses, as appropriate, for specific area/topic being covered. Obtain permission and specific listing of prerequisites for enrollment from the College of Business Academic Advising Office before registering.

JumpLink5890. Advanced Problems in Decision Science. 1-8 (Max. 8). An arrangement whereby a student is permitted to develop some advanced phase of decision sciences not offered in the formally structured courses or to investigate a particular decision sciences problem. A written report is required. Prerequisite: consent of instructor and acceptance into a graduate program.

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