Course Unit Code  Course Unit Title  Type of Course Unit  Year of Study  Semester  Number of ECTS Credits  9204045352017  Decision Theory  Compulsory  1  1  6 

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 
1  To be able to learn decision theory in management  2  To be able to learn and to apply decision optimization techniques 

Mode of Delivery 
Evening Education 
Prerequisites and corequisities 
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 

1  Historical Perspective of Management Science    2  Linear Programming: Model Formulation    3  Linear Programming: Model Formulation    4  Linear Programming: Computer Applications    5  Linear Programming: Computer Applications    6  Sensitivity Analysis    7  Integer Programming, Non  Linear Programming    8  Midterm    9  Transportation, Assignment & Network Models    10  Transportation, Assignment & Network Models    11  Project Management    12  Decision Theory    13  Waiting Line Models    14  Forecasting Models    15  Inventory Models    16  Final   

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  
Midterm Examination  1  100  SUM  100  
Final Examination  1  100  SUM  100  Term (or Year) Learning Activities  40  End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities  60  SUM  100 
 Language of Instruction  Turkish  Work Placement(s)  None 

Workload Calculation 