Extent: 20–25 ECTS
Professor in charge: Harri Ehtamo
Administrative contact: Johanna Bovellán
Target group: All MSc students with sufficient prerequisite knowledge
Application procedure: Open to all students of Aalto University
Quotas and restrictions: No quotas
Prerequisites: BSc minor in Systems Sciences or equivalent knowledge
The goal of the minor 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.
The topics include optimization, simulation, dynamic systems, decision modeling, statistics, forecasting and risk analysis.
|Core courses (mandatory):||15|
|MS-E2134||Decision making and problem solving||5||I-II|
|Select 5–10 ECTS of MS-E2XXX courses, for example:|
|MS-E2112||Multivariate statistical analysis||5||III-IV|
|MS-E2133||Systems analysis laboratory II|
|Graduate seminar in operations research|
|MS-E2177||Seminar on case studies in operations research|