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NUMERICAL DECISION MAKING METHODS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
YBS321 NUMERICAL DECISION MAKING METHODS 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to make use of the mathematical models to solve decision problems and their applications, to identify the correct method, to identify and to perform the necessary analyses.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include theoretical and practical teaching of the subjects such as project management, production planning and inventory control, mass production planning, stock control systems, process management and capacity planning, modelling, linear programming, optimization problems, business design, quality control, transmission model, assignment model and transfer model, project programming and control techniques-PERT/CPM, decision analysis, game theory, queuing theory, decision-making, decision-making problems, decision-making process, benefit theory, certainty, decision-making under uncertainty and risk, numerical decision-making, computer aided decision-making, computer aided problem solving and simulation.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Use optimization problems (linear programming models) as a tool for decision making.
Evaluate the resources effectively for the organization.
Analyze existing resources for efficiency.
Distinguish between efficient and inefficient sources.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Numerical decision-making techniques General introduction Lecture & Practice – Exercise & Team/Group Work
2 Literature Review Model concept and optimization, introduction to linear programming Lecture & Practice – Exercise & Team/Group Work
3 Literature Review Linear programming: basic concepts and modelling Lecture & Practice – Exercise & Team/Group Work
4 Literature Review Linear programming: solution concept Lecture & Practice – Exercise & Team/Group Work
5 Literature Review Linear programming: sensitivity analysis Lecture & Practice – Exercise & Team/Group Work
6 Literature Review Linear programming: Simplex method and Duality Lecture & Practice – Exercise & Team/Group Work
7 Literature Review Integer Linear programming: Modelling Lecture & Practice – Exercise & Team/Group Work
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature Review 0 – 1 programming: Modelling Lecture & Practice – Exercise & Team/Group Work
10 Literature Review Data envelopment analysis Lecture & Practice – Exercise & Team/Group Work
11 Literature Review Markov analysis Lecture & Practice – Exercise & Team/Group Work
12 Literature Review Estimation methods Lecture & Practice – Exercise & Team/Group Work
13 Literature Review Decision-making analysis: decision making under uncertainty Lecture & Practice – Exercise & Team/Group Work
14 Literature Review Decision-making analysis: decision making under risk Lecture & Practice – Exercise & Team/Group Work
15 Literature Review Introduction to project management Lecture & Practice – Exercise & Team/Group Work
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Celikbilek, Y. (2018). Cok Kriterli Karar Verme Yontemleri - Aciklamalı ve Karsilastirmali Saglik Bilimleri Uygulamalari. Nobel Akademik Publications.
Ozcan, Y. (2013). Saglik Kurumlari Yonetiminde Sayısal Yontemler–Teknikler ve Uygulamalar. Cevirenler: Sahin Kavuncubasi ve Selami Yildirim. Siyasal Bookstore.
Timor, M. (2010). Yoneylem arastirmasi. Turkmen Bookstore.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 2 26
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 7 5 35
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 4 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 41 0 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0