Mgmt 380
Class Schedule

Exams:
Exam I -- February 16
Exam II -- March 30
Final Exam -- May 11

August 17
January 16
• Vocabulary: decision variables, objective function, constraints, optimal solution, etc.
• Handout #2: Assignment 1
• Assigned exercise: "Decision Variables" and "Constraints" for a party
January 19: No class -- Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

January 21

• Due:
• Exercise and reading (see above)
• Do you have your textbook reference?
• Email article information for Assignment #1
• Discussion of "decision variables" and "constraints"
January 23
• Creating a linear programming model
• Assigned exercise:
January 26
January 28
• Exercise due:
• Solving a linear programming model
• Exercise due on January 30: A farmer
January 30
February 2
• Happy Groundhog Day!
• Examples of memos (for assignments) shown
• Herb Gardener
• Solving a linear programming model with STORM
February 4
• Snow! UNCA cancelled class
February 6
• Assignment 2 due
February 9
• No formal class today due to AACSB (accreditation) visit
• Assignment #3 (20 points) - due February 13 - Add to assignment 2:
• Continue to use POS values and report the decimal portion of your results
• Add an analysis of slack and/or surplus
• Improve your memo (if applicable) taking into consideration the comments written on your returned assignment #2 paper
February 11
February 13
• Assignment #3 due
• Exam question and answer time .. Bring your questions to class
February 16
• Exam I
February 18
• Sensitivity Analysis
• Handout #4: Sensitivity Analysis & Parametric Analysis
February 20
February 23
• Sensitivity Analysis, continued
• Handout #6 (this handout is available in printed form only)
February 25
• No class (Dr. Manns is teaching a class off-campus)
February 27
March 2
• Snow! UNCA cancelled class
March 4
• Assignment 4 due
• SIMPLEX
March 6
• TBA
March 9 - 13: SPRING BREAK

March 16

March 18 March 20
• SIMPLEX
• Handout #9 (available in printed form only):
• SIMPLEX with > constraints
• SIMPLEX with minimization
March 23
• Networks
March 25
• Transportation and Assignment
March 27
• Assignment #5 due (If I am not in my office-- Place your paper in my Owen 110 mailbox or under my office door)
• Annual Spring Symposium on Undergraduate Research and Creativity - No classes
March 30
• Exam II
April 1
• PERT/CPM
April 3
• PERT/CPM
April 6
• PERT/CPM
• Handouts available in printed form only:
• Handout #9: Another PERT/CPM example
• Handout #10: Assignment 6
April 8
• PERT/CPM
April 10
• PERT/CPM: project "crashing"
April 13
• Integer Linear Programming
April 15
• Inventory Models
April 17
• Assignment 6 due
• Dr. Manns is doing an off-campus presentation, April 16-17
April 20
• Inventory, continued:
• Discussion of Assignment #7:
• 40 points
• Work in teams of two
• Due date (May 1st or 4th) will be assigned to your team in class on April 27th
• Create a problem that makes use of two modeling techniques: one linear programming model and one other model
• Present to the client in presentation and written form
• Presentation:
• Dress accordingly
• Time: no longer than 8 minutes
• Client may interrupt and ask questions during the presentation
• One team member should load slides before class so client does not have to wait between presentations
• Prepare an appropriate written report for the client
April 22
• No class -- time to work on Assignment 7 in your team (Dr. Manns is doing an off-campus presentation and will be back on campus in the afternoon.)
April 24
• No class -- time to work on Assignment 7 in your team (Dr. Manns is doing an off-campus presentation today)
April 27
April 29
• "special cases"
• wrap-up
May 1
• Assignment 7 due: final project presentations
• Rob, Joseph
• Samantha, Anna
• Ashley, Michael
• Hannah, Patrick
May 4
• Assignment 7 due: final project presentations
• Kathryn, Christina
• Josh, Sarah
• Spencer, Tameka, Rob
• Jordan, Sarah
Monday, May 11, 8am
• Final Exam