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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 Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
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
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.

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