Calendar

LEC # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Introduction
2 Network Models: Assignment & Transportation
3 Network Models: Shortest Path & Transshipment
4 Introduction to LP Challenge #1 Due
5 Application: Revenue Optimization
6 Production Planning, Workforce Scheduling
7 Conflicting Objectives, Robust Optimization
8 Integer Programming
9 IP Modeling Challenge #2 Due
Review for Exam
Exam 1
Project Team Meetings
10 Case Study: Ford Finished Vehicle Delivery
11 Location Models Challenge #3 Due
12 Non-Linear Programming
13 Application Portfolio Optimization
14 Non-Linear Programming
15 Team Presentations
16 Heuristics I
17 Team Presentations
18 Heuristics II
19 Team Presentations
20 Optimization, Heuristics and Uncertainty
21 Team Presentations Challenge #4 Due

Optional Final Exam