Extent: 20-25 cr
Teacher in charge: Harri Ehtamo, Risto Lahdelma, Fabricio Oliveira, Antti Punkka, Ahti Salo, Kai Virtanen
Administrative contact: Johanna Bovellán
Target group: All master's students with sufficient prerequisite knowledge
Application procedure: Open for all students of Aalto University
Quotas and restrictions: No quotas.
Prerequisites: Bachelor-level minor in Systems Sciences or equivalent knowledge.
Content and structure of the minor
The goal of the minor in Systems and Operations Research is to teach students modeling methods and practical skills for problem solving and decision making in complex industrial, managerial, economic and environmental problems. Methods of systems and operations research are used extensively in application areas such as finance, logistics, manufacturing, services, defense, energy, environment and healthcare. Graduates in Systems and Operations Research are in growing demand by firms, consultancies, research institutes and the public sector in many areas ranging from the financial sector to industry, transportation, energy and environment.
Structure of the minor
The topics of the minor include optimization, simulation, dynamic systems, decision modeling, statistics, forecasting and risk analysis.
|Core courses (mandatory):|
Decision making and problem solving
Select 5-10 credits of elective courses, for example:
Filosofia ja systeemiajattelu
Multivariate Statistical Analysis
Experimental and statistical methods in biological sciences
Systems Analysis Laboratory II
Seminar on Case Studies in Operations Research
Web-based Courses in Systems Analysis