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Module WIW-BWL-MS1-M-1

Management Science I (M, 3.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
WIW-BWL-MS1-M-1 Management Science I 3.0 CP (90 h)
WIW-BWL-OPR1-M-1 Operations Research I 3.0 CP (90 h)

Basedata

CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [1] Bachelor (General)
Language [EN] English
Module Manager
Lecturers
Area of study [WIW-WIN] Business Information Systems and Operations Research
Reference course of study [WIW-82.21-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Studies (2009) [2009]
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active

Notice

The modules Management Science I (WIW-BWL-MS1-M-1) and Management Science II (WIW-BWL-MS2-M-1) are the successor modules for the modules Operations Research I (WIW-BWL-OPR1-M-1) and Operations Research II (WIW-BWL-OPR2-M-2), respectively.

Courses

Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Module-Part
Presence-Time /
Self-Study
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
1V+1U WIW-BWL-MS1-K-1
Management Science I
P 30 h 60 h - - PL1 3.0 SuSe
  • About [WIW-BWL-MS1-K-1]: Title: "Management Science I"; Presence-Time: 30 h; Self-Study: 60 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written exam (Klausur) (80 Min.)
  • Examination Frequency: each semester
  • Examination number: 32319 ("Management Science I")

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


Contents

Lectures of Management Science 1:
  • Introduction to Management Science
    • Planning methods, Planning models, mathematics of planning
  • Graph models and graph theory
    • Paths in graphs, networks, flows in graphs, transportation problem
  • Linear Optimization
    • Basic model structures, Simplex algorithm, special LP structures, different phases of Simplex, variables with lower and upper bounds, post-optimality analysis (sensitivity analysis), applications and modeling, duality
  • Integer linear optimization
    • Examples and case studies, Branch & Bound, Cutting Planes, MIP Modelling and Big-M

Exercises of Management Science 1:

  • Applying the taught algorithms
  • Presenting solution of the assignments
  • Tutorials

Competencies / intended learning achievements

Successful completion of this module enables students to:
  • Understand the possible difficulties of a problem.
  • Discuss about the advantages and disadvantages of different algorithms.
  • Understand the algorithms and use them to solve problems.
  • Categorize optimization problems and their corresponding solution methods.
  • Modify the existing methods in order to adjust them for special structures.
  • Provide mathematical models for well-structured operational decision problems.
  • Create graphical representation of the problems.
  • Suggest new solutions and discuss about the quality of alternative solutions.

Literature

  • Hamdy A. Taha: Operations Research - An Introduction, 10 Aufl. (Global Edition), Pearson 2017.
  • Müller-Merbach: Operations Research - Methoden und Modelle der Optimalplanung, 3. Aufl., München: Vahlen 1973.

Slides with in-depth references for further reading will be made available.

Exercise materials will be provided.

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)

None

Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)

None

References to Module / Module Number [WIW-BWL-MS1-M-1]

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[WIW-82.21-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Studies (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Basics in Management and Business Administration [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.175-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Environmental and Process Engineering (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Business and Management - Compulsory [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.176-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Computer Science (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Business and Management - Compulsory [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.177-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Chemistry (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Business and Management - Compulsory [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.178-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Electrical Engineering (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Business and Management - Compulsory [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.179-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Mechanical Engineering (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Business and Management - Compulsory [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.789-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Studies with Technical Qualifications (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Basics in Management and Business Administration [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Studies (2021) [2021] [Core Modules (non specialised)] Profile Area of Economic Sciences [WP] Compulsory Elective
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Studies with Technical Qualifications (2021) [2021] [Core Modules (non specialised)] Profile Area of Economic Sciences [WP] Compulsory Elective
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Chemistry (2021) [2021] [Core Modules (non specialised)] Profile Area of Economic Sciences [WP] Compulsory Elective
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Electrical Engineering (2021) [2021] [Core Modules (non specialised)] Profile Area of Economic Sciences [WP] Compulsory Elective
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Computer Science (2021) [2021] [Core Modules (non specialised)] Profile Area of Economic Sciences [WP] Compulsory Elective
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Energy and Process Engineering (2021) [2021] [Core Modules (non specialised)] Profile area of Economic Sciences [WP] Compulsory Elective
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Mechanical Engineering (2021) [2021] [Core Modules (non specialised)] Profile Area of Economic Sciences [WP] Compulsory Elective
Module-Pool Name
[MV-MB-BWL-2022-MPOOL-4] Wahlplichtmodule Bachelor Maschinenbau mit BWL
[MV-MB-BWL-2022-MPOOL-6] Wahlplichtmodule Master Maschinenbau mit BWL
[MV-MBBWL-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Maschinenbau mit Betriebswirtschaftslehre

References to Module / Module Number [WIW-BWL-OPR1-M-1]

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[CHE-82.B41-SG#2020] B.Sc. Chemistry with Focus Economics [2020] [Compulsory Elective Modules] Module der Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Wahlpflichtmodule) [WP] Compulsory Elective
[CHE-88.707-SG#2020] M.Sc. Business Chemistry [2020] [Compulsory Elective Modules] Grundmodule der Wirtschaftswissenschaften [WP] Compulsory Elective