MGNT 4640 Management Science

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Class Schedule and Dates

Week of:



1 12 Aug

Class Orientation / Introduction to Decision Modeling

Syllabus/Chapter 1

2 19 Aug

Assignment #1 due Monday

Probability Concepts and Applications


Appendix A

3 26 Aug

Probability Concepts and Applications

Appendix A

4 2 Sept

2 Sept Labor Day Holiday


5 9 Sept

Assignment #2 due Monday

Decision Analysis

Exam 1 Thursday, 12 Sept


Chapter 8

Chapter 1 & App. A

6 16 Sept

Decision Analysis

Chapter 8

7 23 Sept

Assignment #3 due Monday

Queuing Models


Chapter 9

8 30 Sept


Exam 2 Wednesday, 2 Oct

3 Oct Mid-Term (Thursday) last day to withdraw

Chapter 10

Chapters 8 & 9

9 7 Oct

Assignment #4 due Monday


Chapter 11

10 14 Oct

Assignment #5 due Monday



11 21 Oct

Assignment #6 due Monday

Exam 3 Thursday, 24 Oct

Linear Programming Models: Graphical and Computer Methods


Chapters 10 & 11

Chapter 2

12 28 Oct

Linear Programming Models: Graphical and Computer Methods

13 4 Nov

Assignment #7 due Monday

Linear Programming Modeling Applications


Chapter 3

14 11 Nov

Linear Programming Modeling Applications

15 18 Nov

Assignment #8 due Monday

Transportation and Assignment Models


Chapter 5

16 25 Nov

25-29 Nov Thanksgiving Holiday


17 2 Dec


Assignment #9 due Thursday

3 Dec - Last Day of Classes (Monday)

Exam 4 - Thursday, 2 May 5:00-7:00 PM




Chapters 2, 3 & 5


(The final exam slot is assigned by the office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs.)

Every effort will be made to adhere to the above schedule, particularly with regard to the exam dates. However, should there arise a need to change the syllabus proper notification will be given to the class. (See Class Contract above.)

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