Students in the Decision Sciences/Operations Research emphasis learn to apply analytical methods and computer-based tools to problems in a wide variety of settings.
Five courses are recommended for the emphasis:
- Three 800-level DS courses, plus
- Two adviser-approved 800-level electives
DS 852: Managerial Decision-Making (offered both fall & spring in the Quantitative Track) –Business decision-making through data driven analysis in the spreadsheet environment.
DS 816: Seminar in Business Forecasting (Spring only) - Quantitative and qualitative methods for short, medium, and long range forecasting.
DS 853: Seminar in Data Analysis (Fall only) - Sampling techniques and exploratory methods of data analysis; methods of multivariate data analysis applied to business problems.
DS 855: Supply Chain Management (Fall only) - Concepts of competitive strategy and sustainability; aggregate planning and managing the marketing/operations interface; inventory management and procurement strategy; design of supply chain networks; and the role of IT.
DS 856: Seminar in Project Management (Spring only) – The full range of issues faced by project managers including the project life cycle; technical, human, and organizational issues; planning, scheduling, and controlling the timing, resources, and costs of a project.
- ECON 825: Applied Time Series Econometrics
- FIN 820: Seminar in Financial Risk Management
- FIN 825: Seminar in Investments
- HTM 831: Service Operations Management
- HTM 858: Principles of Yield & Revenue Management
- ISYS 850: Seminar in Business Intelligence
- ISYS 869: Business Process Management
- MKTG 864: Seminar in Marketing Research
- Ramesh Bollapragada
- Susan Cholette
- Sada Soorapanth
- Julia Miyaoka
- Robert Saltzman