Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Operations Research ISL 206 4 4 + 0 4 6
Precondition Courses Mathematics and Business Mathematics
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. HALİL İBRAHİM CEBECİ
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MURAT AYANOĞLU, Doç.Dr. HALİL İBRAHİM CEBECİ,
Course Assistants Arş. Gör. Serdar Geçer
Course Category Basic Teaching Suitable For Field
Course Objective The aim is to teach students to use operations research techniques to solve complex business problems. Stages of problem modelling, problem solving and making decision by using the results will be presented.
Course Content Problem modelling, linear programming, graphical solution, simplex method, assignment problems, transportation problems, and MS Excel Solver applications
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Problem identification and solution, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Self Study, Problem Solving, Lecture, Testing,
2 Selecting and applying appropriate techniques, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Brain Storming, Problem Solving, Testing,
3 Recalling systematic thinking approach to complex business problems Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Brain Storming, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing,
4 Modelling problems with MS Excel and applying it Discussion, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Problem Solving, Testing,
5 Interpretataion and utilization of results to support better faster decisions Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Case Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Project / Design,
6 Recognizing the fundementals of steps of systematic thinking and scientific approach for business problems Discussion, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Group Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
7 Developing new approaches to different problems Discussion, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Operations research definition and brief history
2 Decision Making and Modelling
3 Linear Programming
4 Linear Programming and graphical solution
5 Sample problems and solutions
6 Microsoft Excel and Solver
7 Simplex Method
8 Simplex Method
9 Midterm
10 Examples of simplex method solution
11 Duality
12 Sensitivity Analysis
13 Transportation Models and Problems
14 Network Problems
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Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Our students will have fundamental knowledge in business administration. X
2 Our students will be able to work in teams, and share information with team members in tasks of business administration
3 Our students will identify and analyse problems to offer solutions in tasks of business administration. X
4 Our students will participate in projects about business administration process and tasks.
5 Our students will accept responsibility in order to conclude tasks of business administration. X
6 Our students will define ethical problems in work environment and generate solutions. X
7 Our students can transfer their knowledge and suggestions with technology supported tools and written communication skills. X
8 Our students can transfer their knowledge and suggestions by written and verbal communication skills.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 10
Total 10
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 161
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.44
dersAKTSKredisi 6