Linear Programming and Introduction to Operation Management

School of Mathematics

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences


Code 22495

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 20

Semester Students may study either 1, 2 or both.

Pre-requisite modules 23601,23602

Module description

Semester 1: 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.

Semester 2: This module presents some optimisation methods for a class of managerial applications such as inventory management, project management, waiting line, job shop scheduling, among others.

Teaching and learning methods