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IB408 - Operational Research for Strategic Planning

  • Module code: IB408
  • Module name: Operational Research for Strategic Planning
  • Department: Warwick Business School
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module explores the development and application of models and analytical techniques which may be used to support a strategic planning process.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module you should be able to: understand the range of methods and models available to support the development of effective strategic decision making; appreciate how the methods can be incorporated within the planning process; use a selection of the methods covered on the module in practical situations; demonstrate written, analytical and verbal communication skills; utilise and develop analytic skills; convey your understanding of key concepts using different forms of communication (eg write reports, make presentations); use information technology and work with others.

Timetabled teaching activities

Mixture of lectures, group exercises and case studies averaging approximately 2.5 hours per week.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: IB408-15)
A (Assessed work only) 3000 word assignment 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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