Smu Mba Assignments
Students will be required to complete a set of deliverables as part of the project to be graded, regardless of whether they take on an internship or engage in the semester-long project.
All required program materials including cases, notes, links to articles, and access to simulation software will be provided by the Cox Finance department.
Additional modeling techniques covered include multiple objective, nonlinear and non-smooth constrained optimization.
Attention will be paid to how various types of models are formulated and solved using Simplex, GRG and Evolutionary solvers available in Excel.
Particular attention is placed on count, choice and timing models, with heterogeneous latent variables.
Applications will be drawn from a wide range of business settings, such as new product forecasting, modeling customer retention and lifetime value, and market segmentation.