International University of Sarajevo, Fall 2018
MAN 201 Introduction to Management Science
IE 303 Introduction to Operations Research
Dr Sencer Yeralan
This is a dual designation course, where the material is covered jointly as MAN 201 and IE 303.
All correspondence is conducted through official IUS email addresses. In accordance with the IUS rules, it is the responsibility of the student to register a valid e-mail address at the Student Information System (SIS) and regularly monitor the address for any correspondence for announcements and other timely material.
Class announcements will be posted on the class website or disseminated through official email addresses. Please read all the announcements before you contact the instructor, as your questions may already be addressed in past announcements. All correspondence must be carried out in the official educational language (English), while correspondence in all other languages will automatically be ignored and deleted. If contacting by e-mail, make sure you indicate your class, your full name, your official e-mail address, and your student number. Please direct your e-mail requests first to the teaching assistant of the course.
Engineering and Business are both highly professional endeavors. You are expected to uphold the highest standard of professionalism. For example, make sure that your correspondence meets with contemporary formal rules of professional etiquette. Pay attention to spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
Rules of Conduct
As usual, you are expected to follow the rules of conduct of the university, the college, and your respective departments. Especially pay attention to the rules concerning honesty and plagiarism. More information may be found on the departmental webpages.
The course is designed to provide a sound analytical foundation needed for the studies onward. The course will include basic mathematical formalisms such as logic, proof techniques and set theory. Please review the mathematics and calculus courses you took before classes begin.
Homework, Assignments, and the Evaluation Policy
There are weekly look-ahead reading assignments, which must be completed before class. You are expected to be prepared to discuss the topics covered in the reading material. In addition, there are four graded assignments regarding modeling and computation.There are weekly quizzes on the reading material and the topics already discussed. That is, questions pertaining to the next lecture as well as the previous lecture may be included in the quizzes. There are homework assignments, typically asking you to formulate mathematical models and find numerical solutions. There are two midterm examinations and a final examination. All examinations are cumulative, i.e., you are responsible for all the material up to the examination. There is a term project, which serves as a capstone effort for the course.
All written submissions must be free of spelling and grammatical errors, with due attention given to format and appearance.
Make-up Examination Policy
Make-up for the quizzes and examinations will be given only if the student provides legally valid justification in accordance with the rules of the university rules.