Course syllabus OV2 - Operational Research II (ŠAVŠ - Sklad předmětů)

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Course title: Operational Research II
Semester: -- item not defined --
Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Jan Fábry, Ph.D.
Supervising department: Department of Production, Logistics and Quality Management (ŠAVŠ)
Prerequisites for registration: Bachelor state examination
Time allowance: full-time, 1/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/16 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Type of study: usual
Form of teaching: lecture, seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Exam (4 credits)
Course objective:
Main aim of the course is to acquaint students with selected methods and models for managerial decision making support and help them in real applications in their managerial practice.
Course methods: Lecture notes followed by seminars.
Course content:
1.Introduction to operations research. Linear programming. (allowance 2/2)
a.Decision-making process.
b.History of operations research, classification of disciplines, typical applications.
c.Introduction to linear programming.
d.Formulation of typical linear programming problems and their mathematical models.

2.Linear programming. (allowance 0/2)
a.Formulation of typical linear programming problems and their mathematical models.
b.Solving problems and interpretation of results.

3.Linear programming. Distribution problems. (allowance 2/2)
a.Formulation of typical linear programming problems and their mathematical models.
b.Transportation problem.

4.Distribution problems. (allowance 0/2)
a.Generalized distribution problem.
b.Container transportation problem.

5.Distribution problems. Graph theory. (allowance 2/2)
a.Assignment problem.
b.Travelling salesman problem.
c.Introduction to graph theory.

6.Graph theory. (allowance 0/2)
a.Optimization problems on graphs.

7.Project management. (allowance 2/2)
a.Introduction to project management.

8.Project management. (allowance 0/2)

9.Inventory models. (allowance 2/2)
a.Introduction to inventory models.
b.Deterministic inventory models - economic order quantity (EOQ) model.

10.Inventory models. (allowance 0/2)
a.Production order quantity (POQ) model.

11.Inventory models. Waiting line models. (allowance 2/2)
a.Stochastic inventory models.
b.Structure of a waiting line system. Basic definitions.
c.Classifications of models. Single-server exponential waiting line model.

12.Waiting line models. (allowance 0/2)
a.Single-server exponential waiting line model.
b.Optimization in multi-server exponential waiting line model.

Learning outcomes and competences:
After completing the course, student:
-Will apply mathematical modelling procedures to more complex decision-making and optimization tasks
-Will interpret and break down obtained results, including the verification and validation of the model used
-Will select, on the base of data analysis, the most appropriate tool for obtaining an effective solution
-Will understand and explain the principles of optimization in typical and special managerial tasks

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     Attendance of lectures12 h8 h
     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials24 h8 h
     Course reading and ongoing preparation10 h10 h
     Ongoing evaluation18 h0 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work16 h34 h
     Preparation for final test32 h52 h
Total112 h112 h
Assessment methods:
Requirement typeDaily attendanceCombined form
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation15 %10 %
Term paper15 %30 %
Mid-term test(s)20 %0 %
Final test50 %60 %
Total100 %100 %
Course completion:
Mid-term test, seminar work and final written exam.
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
Study support guide.
Reading list:
Language of instruction: Czech
JABLONSKÝ, J. Operační výzkum.: Kvantitativní modely pro ekonomické rozhodování. 3rd ed. Praha: Professional Publishing, 2007. 323 p. ISBN 978-80-86946-44-3.
Language of instruction: English
TURBAN, E. -- MEREDITH, J R. Fundamentals of Management Science. Irwin: Homewood, 1988. ISBN 0-256-06256-0.

Language of instruction: Czech
FÁBRY, J. Matematické modelování. 1st ed. Praha: Professional Publishing, 2011. 180 p. ISBN 978-80-7431-066-9.
JABLONSKÝ, J. Programy pro matematické modelování. Praha: Oeconomica, 2011. 258 p. ISBN 978-80-245-1810-7.
DUDORKIN, J. Operační výzkum . Praha: Vydavatelství ČVUT , 2002. 296 p. ISBN 80-01-02469-5.
GROS, I. -- DYNTAR, J. Matematické modely pro manažerské rozhodování.: 2. upravené a rozšířené vydání. 2nd ed. Praha: VŠCHT, 2015. ISBN 978-80-7080-910-5.
Language of instruction: English
WILLIAMS, T. -- SWEENEY, D. -- ANDERSON, D. Management Science:Quantitative Approaches to Decision Making, 7th ed. New York: West Publ., 1994.

Study plans:
Track NRMDRE International Supply Chain Management full-time form, initial academic year WS 2019/2020
Track NRMDR International Supply Chain Management full-time form, initial academic year SS 2019/2020
Run in the period of: SS 2019/2020, WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018   (and older)
Course tutor: doc. Ing. Jan Fábry, Ph.D. (supervisor)
prof. Dr. Ing. Otto Pastor, CSc. (examiner, instructor)
Teaching language: Czech, English
Room: Mladá Boleslav

Last modification made by Ing. Aleš Kutín on 09/02/2019.

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