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SCMA 645. Advanced Decision Analytics. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: BIOS 543, SCMA 301, SCMA 524 or STAT 543. Examines the formulation, analysis and solution of quantitative models for business problems. Applications relevant in diverse business disciplines will be investigated, and the models may include optimization, simulation and other advanced analytics-modeling paradigms. Current computer solution methods will be utilized.