Dr. Ira Rudowsky CIS 2531/BUS 3430 MW11

Dr. Ira Rudowsky CIS 2531/BUS 3430 MW11

Dr. Ira Rudowsky CIS 2531/BUS 3430 MW11

Spring 2016 Operations Management MW 11:00AM-12:15PM

Required Text: Quantitative Analysis for Management /10e; Render, Stair and Hanna; Pearson Prentice Hall (make sure the book has a CD)

Prerequisites: CISC 1050, BUSN 3200 and ECON/BUSB 3400.

Class Objectives:

Study in managerial decision making to become familiar with and learn how to solve a wide range of operation management problems.

Test/Grading Policy:

(a) Three exams (including the final) - 75% (b) Homework 15% (c) 2 short papers 10%. The final grade is curved. Attendance and class participation can impact your grade as well.

Classes will not meet on Monday, Feb 15; Wednesday, March 23; Monday, April 25 and Wednesday, April 27. The final exam is May 25th, 10:30AM – 12:30PM.

Calendar of Special Dates

http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/about/administration/enrollment/registrar/bulletins/spring16/calendar.php contains the for academic calendar and Payment Deadlines, Schedule of Tuition Refund and Student Liability information is found at http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/about/offices/bursar/deadlines/2016spring.php

Other Important Dates

Thursday, February 4 Last day to add a course

Last day to file for elective course Pass/Fail

Tuesday, February 9 Conversion Day; Classes follow a Friday Schedule

Monday, February 15 Last day to apply for Spring 2016 Graduation

Thursday, February 18 Last day to drop a course without a grade

Wednesday, March 23 Conversion Day: Classes follow a Friday Schedule

Monday, April 11 Last day to withdraw from a course with a W (non-penalty) grade

Friday, April 15 Last day to resolve Fall 2015 and Winter 2016 incomplete grade (INC)

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

In order to receive disability-related academic accommodations students must first be registered with the Center for Student Disability Services. Students who have a documented disability or suspect they may have a disability are invited to set up an appointment with the Director of the Center for Student Disability Services, Ms. Valerie Stewart-Lovell at 718-951-5538. If you have already registered with the Center for Student Disability Services please provide your professor with the course accommodation form and discuss your specific accommodation with him/her.

Academic Integrity

The faculty and administration of Brooklyn College support an environment free from cheating and plagiarism. Each student is responsible for being aware of what constitutes cheating and plagiarism and for avoiding both. The complete text of the CUNY Academic Integrity Policy and the Brooklyn College procedure for implementing that policy can be found at this site: http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/bc/policies. If a faculty member suspects a violation of academic integrity and, upon investigation, confirms that violation, or if the student admits the violation, the faculty member MUST report the violation.

College Regulations

All students should read carefully and thoroughly the 2015-2016 Brooklyn College Bulletin http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/off_registrar/2015-2016_Undergraduate_Bulletin.pdf for a complete listing of academic regulations of the College. The state law regarding non-attendance because of religious beliefs shall be followed as given in the Brooklyn College Bulletin, Undergraduate Programs.

Classroom Etiquette

Eating and cell phone/PDA usage (talking, texting or checking messages/e-mails) are not allowed during lecture. Use of laptops is allowed only to follow the class lectures or to take notes. Show respect for yourself and your classmates – you are all here to learn.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to Quantitative Analysis
  • Decision Models and Decision Trees
  • Game Theory
  • Regression Models
  • Forecasting
  • Linear Programming
  • Project Management
  • Inventory Control

I can be reached via e-mail at

All class material will be found under Blackboard. Look under My Courses for

2016 Spring Term Operations Management MW11 BUSN. 3430 [65676] CISC 2531 [33113]

Office: Ingersoll 1417 Phone: 951-5000 x2062

Office hours: Mon/Wed 3:30-4:30PM and by appointment