About this Course
Operations Research (OR) is a field in which people use mathematical and engineering methods to study optimization problems in Business and Management, Economics, Computer Science, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, etc. This course introduces frameworks and ideas about various types of optimization problems in the business world. In particular, we focus on how to formulate real business problems into mathematical models that can be solved by computers.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Formulate different types of mathematical models to tackle optimization problems with business applications.
Technically, the concepts and applications of Linear Programming, Integer Programming, and Nonlinear Programming will be delivered.
Solve an optimization problem with one of the most accessible software: Microsoft Excel.
National Taiwan University
We firmly believe that open access to learning is a powerful socioeconomic equalizer. NTU is especially delighted to join other world-class universities on Coursera and to offer quality university courses to the Chinese-speaking population. We hope to transform the rich rewards of learning from a limited commodity to an experience available to all.