Soheil Sibdari, PhD
Decision & Information Sciences
Charlton College of Business 230
|Virginia Tech||PhD in Industrial Engineering|
|Virginia Tech||MS in Economics|
|Shahid Beheshti University||BS in Computer Science|
- Business Analytics
- Operations Management
- Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Manufacturing and service applications of selected analytical decision-making tools and techniques. The course illustrates, by example, how manufacturing and service operations can apply quantitative tools to decisions involving queuing, staffing, scheduling, product mix planning, and inventory control.
Planning and control of activities involved in sourcing and procurement, conversion, and logistics management activities. The course explores key issues associated with the design and management of supply chains, focusing on strategies, tactics and operations of purchasing, logistics and supply chain management. Attention is given to the tasks that minimize total supply chain costs subject to various service requirements.
Online and Continuing Education Courses
Examines both descriptive and inferential statistics as applied to business. Topics include graphical and tabular methods of data presentation, probability theory and distributions, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, regression and forecasting. Emphasis is placed on concepts, applications, and the proper use of statistics to collect, analyze, and interpret data. Throughout this course students will use computer software to perform statistical analyses. Students will learn how to make decisions using facts and the techniques of data analysis. Students will also use the internet to supplement classroom learning.
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