There are ample well-documented business cases that highlight tremendous savings possible by adopting a formal, mathematical, decision-making process. The logistics division of a firm, for example, which generally absorbs 60-80% of its revenue, provides a huge opportunity for improving the profitability of a firm through such structured decision making. “Optimization for Business” is a 6-day intense programme, designed to equip the participants with the essential skills required for modelling their complex business problems, through exposure to a variety of real-world problems, which can be understood and solved by a computer.
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The course will use a mix of pedagogies including case discussions, mathematical modelling exercises and assignments, lab sessions on the optimization software (AMPL, Python, Cplex), lectures, presentations, etc. to deliver the programme content.
The programme is intended for mid-level professionals with some quantitative background, currently in or aiming for a role of Operations Manager/Logistics manager/Supply Chain Manager/OR Scientist. It is best suited to candidates with a minimum 2 years of work experience in operations/logistics/supply chain, preferably with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Science or a master’s degree in operations management/supply chain management with some exposure to computer programming. The programme requires strong analytical bent of mind and very sound logical reasoning skills. Candidates with exceptional academic background aiming for such roles in their career but with no prior experience may also be considered. Selection for the programme will be based on academic and professional achievements and the promise of having a strong impact on the organisation.