OM 512 Management Science, 3 credits

Management Science is concerned with providing advice, analysis, and support to decision makers based on a scientific approach and looking systematically at goals, scarce resources, and decision implementation. This course provides students with a conceptual understanding of the role that management science plays in the decision-making process, introduces students to procedures used to solve problems, and explores the procedures to review and interpret management literature and to determine the characteristics of quality research in the field of management.