Extent: 20-25 cr
Teacher in charge: Harri Ehtamo, Ahti Salo, Kai Virtanen
Target group: All master's students with sufficient prerequisite knowledge
Application procedure: Open for all students of Aalto University
Quotas and restrictions: No quotas.
Prerequisites: Bachelor-level minor in Systems Sciences or equivalent knowledge.
Content and structure of the minor
The goal of the minor in Systems and Operations Research is to teach students modelling methods and practical skills for problem solving and decision making in complex industrial, managerial, economic and environmental problems. Systems analysis and operations research are needed everywhere in the modern society. Modelling and decision support are essential in energy markets and environmental management as well as in understanding the complex dynamics of climate change. The graduates in Systems and Operations Research are in high demand in many areas ranging from the financial sector to industry, energy and the environment.
Structure of the minor
The topics of the minor include optimisation, simulation, dynamic systems, decision modelling, statistics, forecasting and risk analysis.
|Core courses (mandatory):|
Decision making and problem solving
Select 10-15 credits of elective courses:
Filosofia ja systeemiajattelu
Multivariate Statistical Analysis
Experimental and statistical methods in biological sciences
Systems Analysis Laboratory II
Special Topics in Decision Making
Web-based Courses in Systems Analysis