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Module Title LI Linear Programming & Introduction to Operation Management
Department Mathematics
Module Code 06 22511
Module Lead Dr Warren Smith, Director of Year 2
Level Intermediate Level
Credits 20
Semester Full Term
Restrictions Compulsory for G1N2
Contact Hours Lecture-46 hours
Tutorial-10 hours
Total: 56 hours
Description This module shows that aspects of certain managerial problems such as optimal allocation of resources, transporting goods economically, and assigning workers to jobs can be modelled mathematically and their solutions can be found efficiently by Management Mathematics techniques. This module also presents some optimisation methods for a class of managerial applications such as inventory management, project management, waiting line, job shop scheduling, among others.
Learning Outcomes
Assessment 22511-01 : CA Sem 1 : Coursework (10%)
22511-02 : CA Sem 2 : Coursework (10%)
22511-03 : Exam : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (80%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions 20% based on work during term-time,
80% based on a 3-hour examination in the Summer Term linked.
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