Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9204045352017Decision TheoryCompulsory116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To explain the concepts, elements and optimization techniques of decision system for logistics management
Name of Lecturer(s)
DR. ÖĞR. ÜYESİ U. GÖKAY ÇİÇEKLİ
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to learn decision theory in management
2To be able to learn and to apply decision optimization techniques
Mode of Delivery
Evening Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Concepts and elements of decision theories, decision process and modeling techniques, mathematical programming, introduction to optimization theory and methods, problem analysis, establishment of mathematical models and using optimization techniques for logistics decision problems will be handled in detail.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Historical Perspective of Management Science
2Linear Programming: Model Formulation
3Linear Programming: Model Formulation
4Linear Programming: Computer Applications
5Linear Programming: Computer Applications
6Sensitivity Analysis
7Integer Programming, Non - Linear Programming
8Midterm
9Transportation, Assignment & Network Models
10Transportation, Assignment & Network Models
11Project Management
12Decision Theory
13Waiting Line Models
14Forecasting Models
15Inventory Models
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
• Ghiani Gianpaolo,Gilbert Laporte ve Roberto Musmanno (2004), Introduction to Logistics Systems Planning and Control • Marakas, G. M., (2002), “Decision Support Systems”, 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall. • All related articles
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures16348
Seminar12224
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Homework Problems20120
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10220
Individual Study for Final Examination20240
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)170
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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