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Winter 1992


Course syllabus for MIS 430A Business Simulation and Modeling

Course description: Introduction to the use of computers in creating models of business systems. Deals with the methodology for designing and conducting computer simulation experiments using models of enterprises and socioeconomic systems. The course will expose students to the basic concepts of model choice and formulation including heuristic models and management games. Provides an introduction to selected simulation languages (e.g., SIMAN, Dynamo and/or GPSS). Basic statistical tools and techniques required for simulation will also be covered. Approximately 50% of the course time will be devoted to the methodology and practice of simulation and the remaining time (50%) to gain a working knowledge of SIMAN IV and its application to business problem solving.


MIS 430A

Date based on schedule on page 3.