MgS 8140 Management Science

Monday 4:30-7:00 324 Aderhold Spring 2010 Click here for Syllabus

Schedule
Dr. Thomas Whalen

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Read
before
class!
Whalen  & Churchill Textbook
2010 Edition: p 1-27     p 28-49      p 50-73       Problems p. 74-81


1 Jan
 11

1-12
The Management Science process
A Very Simple Resource Allocation Problem
Sensitivity Analysis
Widgets/Gadgets Basic
Widgets/Gadgets Graph
Gray Box Diagram



Jan
 18
Martin Luther King Holiday


2 Jan
  25
11-12
"Allowable" Increases and Decreases
Overtime and expansion at Widgetrs&Gadgets
Juicy Probklems 

3 Feb
 1
13-27 Simple Resource Allocation:  Beau Jarble
Dimensional Analysis,  Sensitivity Analysis
Supplementary Variables
Beau Jarble Spreadsheet w/ Graph  
Jarble w/ Cost Accounting
Jarble w/Supplementary Variables

Turn in Homework 1:
Seasick memo


4 Feb
 8
28-38
Resource allocation: multiple products
Multiple Products with Supplementary Variables
 Hardcase
In-class "lab:" 
Hammersham


5
Feb
15
39-41
Cases
Preliminary Project Presentations: NO NUMBERS
Financial Allocation; Formulation Issues
Proportionality Constraints

Neighborly Loans

Turn in Homework 2: 
Hammersham printout

6
Feb
22
42-45
Shift Coverage
Assignment Problems: Intro to Matrices
Scheduling Waiters
Yödelheim Ministry of Transport
Assigning Salesmen
Child Placement 
In-class "lab:"  Crashcar
Enterprises (problem 2)


7 Mar
 1
1-49 In-Class Midterm




March 8: Spring Break

8
Mar
 15
46-49 Linear Transportation Models

 Trans-Shipment with limited capacity routes
Trans-Shipment w/ limited capacity warehouses
Transportation Problems

Georgia Crackers
Toxic Waste Cleanup
Turn in Homework 3:
Crashcar. printout
In-class "lab:" Yups
R Us (problem  8)

9 Mar
  22
50-55


Simple Blending:
Total Cost, 1 Blend, 2 Inputs, s.t. underlying qual.
Cost/gallon, 1 Blend, 2 Inputs, s.t. underlying qual
Contribution, 1 Blend, 3 Inputs, s.t.ingred. %

Eggs vs Oatmeal
Bad Boyz Breakfast
Snako Oil: one product
Turn in Homework
4: Yups R Us

10 Mar
 29
56-69


Multiple Blending:
Contribution, 2 Blends, 3 Inputs, s.t. ingred. %,
Blending labor

Snako Oil: two products
Home Theaters


11 Apr
  5
69-73
77
Multi-Period Inventory
Single & Multi-Period Finance
6-month Ecowagen
EcoWagen  prob 6
Capital Budgeting
Turn in Homework 5:
Snako  memo

12 Apr
 12
75 Production, Inventory, Finance all together! FollyGlass
Questions
Turn in Homework 6:
Simplified Sna
ko

13 Apr
 19

Goal Programming Widgets and Gadgets
Advertising Media


14 Apr
 26

Portfolios by Quadratic Programming 
Ticket Price: Quadratic & Binary Programming
Portfolios 
Ticket price


15 May
 3

Final Project Presentations
Summary and Review
Q&A on final and project
Preview of Final


Monday
May 10

Final Exam Due,    Project  Due    

Project and final must be turned in ON PAPER in the Managerial Sciences office on the 10th floor of 35 Broad Street no later than 5PM Monday May 10
Alternatively, you may fax the final and project to 1-626-605-2586 (Note this is not an Atlanta area number) or email a pdf version, but all electronic submissions must be sent no later than 11:59 PM Friday May 7.
Email submissions in Eacel or Word form will not be accepted, ONLY pdf.
However, in addition to printing out your project spreadsheets, please also email them to.  Please try hard to send them in Classic Excel format (.xls suffix) rather than Excel 2007 format (.xlsx suffix).  Excel 2007 can easily produce classic Excel files.