University of Minnesota

Advanced Models for Decision Making

This course is part of Analytics for Decision Making Specialization

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Soumya Sen

Instructor: Soumya Sen

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13 hours (approximately)
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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.8

(48 reviews)

Beginner level

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13 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 4 modules in this course

In this module we will look at examples illustrating the application of linear optimization in finance. In particular, we will learn to formulate problems in investment portfolio optimization and multi-period cash flow management.

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14 videos1 reading2 quizzes

This module explores the use of linear optimization in supply chain decisions, particularly in the context of inventory transportation or logistics problems as well as in production and inventory management.

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10 videos2 quizzes

This module explores how human resource managers can use optimization as a prescriptive analytics tool to plan staff schedules, room allocation, and workforce size management.

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11 videos1 reading2 quizzes

Linear optimization plays an important role in the decision making process in the manufacturing sector. This module explores how optimization can be used to prescribe product mix and blending decisions.

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11 videos3 readings2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

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4.9 (9 ratings)
Soumya Sen
University of Minnesota
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