Basic information

Code: SCI3077

Extent: 20-25 cr

Language: English

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

Objectives

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.

Code

Name

ECTS

Period                   

Core courses (mandatory):

15


MS-E2121 Linear optimization I-II 
MS-E2122Nonlinear optimization I-II 

MS-E2134

Decision making and problem solving

5

III-IV

Select 5-10 credits of elective courses, for example:

TU-A1150

Filosofia ja systeemiajattelu

3

III-IV

MS-E2112

Multivariate Statistical Analysis

5

III-IV

MS-E2114

Investment Science

5

I-II

MS-E2115

Experimental and statistical methods in biological sciences

5

I-II

MS-E2117

Riskianalyysi

5

III-IV
MS-E2123 Integer optimization III-IV 

MS-E2129

Systeemien identifiointi

 5I-II

MS-E2130

Matemaattinen malliajattelu

 3-6I-II

MS-E2133

Systems Analysis Laboratory II

 5I-II

MS-E2142

Optimointiopin seminaari

 5I-II

MS-E2148

Dynamic Optimization

 5III-IV

MS-E2170

Simulation

 5 IV

MS-E2177

Seminar on Case Studies in Operations Research

 5-7 III-V

MS-E2195

Web-based Courses in Systems Analysis

 1-6 I-II, III-V