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1.040 Project Management (MIT) 1.040 Project Management (MIT)

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1.040 Project Management focuses on the management and implementation of construction projects, primarily infrastructure projects. A project refers to a temporary piece of work undertaken to create a unique product or service. Whereas operations are continuous and repeating, projects are finite and have an end date. Projects bring form or function to ideas or need. Some notable projects include the Manhattan Project (developing the first nuclear weapon); the Human Genome Project (mapping the human genome); and the Central Artery Project (Boston's "Big Dig"). The field of project management deals with the planning, execution, and controlling of projects. The course is divided into three parts: Part 1: project finance Part 2: project evaluation Part 3: project organization This co 1.040 Project Management focuses on the management and implementation of construction projects, primarily infrastructure projects. A project refers to a temporary piece of work undertaken to create a unique product or service. Whereas operations are continuous and repeating, projects are finite and have an end date. Projects bring form or function to ideas or need. Some notable projects include the Manhattan Project (developing the first nuclear weapon); the Human Genome Project (mapping the human genome); and the Central Artery Project (Boston's "Big Dig"). The field of project management deals with the planning, execution, and controlling of projects. The course is divided into three parts: Part 1: project finance Part 2: project evaluation Part 3: project organization This co

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1.401 | 1.401 | ESD.018 | ESD.018 | project management | project management | public-private partnership | public-private partnership | infrastructure | infrastructure | construction finance | construction finance | enterprise project management | enterprise project management | cost estimation | cost estimation | portfolio project management | portfolio project management | risk management | risk management | risk analysis | risk analysis | project control | project control | project organization | project organization | private finance initiative | private finance initiative | allocation | allocation | risk management process | risk management process | cost-benefit analysis | cost-benefit analysis | project organization and contracts | project organization and contracts | procurement | procurement

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1.040 Project Management (MIT) 1.040 Project Management (MIT)

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1.040 Project Management focuses on the management and implementation of construction projects, primarily infrastructure projects. A project refers to a temporary piece of work undertaken to create a unique product or service. Whereas operations are continuous and repeating, projects are finite and have an end date. Projects bring form or function to ideas or need. Some notable projects include the Manhattan Project (developing the first nuclear weapon); the Human Genome Project (mapping the human genome); and the Central Artery Project (Boston's "Big Dig"). The field of project management deals with the planning, execution, and controlling of projects. The course is divided into three parts: Part 1: project finance Part 2: project evaluation Part 3: project organization This co 1.040 Project Management focuses on the management and implementation of construction projects, primarily infrastructure projects. A project refers to a temporary piece of work undertaken to create a unique product or service. Whereas operations are continuous and repeating, projects are finite and have an end date. Projects bring form or function to ideas or need. Some notable projects include the Manhattan Project (developing the first nuclear weapon); the Human Genome Project (mapping the human genome); and the Central Artery Project (Boston's "Big Dig"). The field of project management deals with the planning, execution, and controlling of projects. The course is divided into three parts: Part 1: project finance Part 2: project evaluation Part 3: project organization This co

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1.401 | 1.401 | ESD.018 | ESD.018 | project management | project management | public-private partnership | public-private partnership | infrastructure | infrastructure | construction finance | construction finance | enterprise project management | enterprise project management | cost estimation | cost estimation | portfolio project management | portfolio project management | risk management | risk management | risk analysis | risk analysis | project control | project control | project organization | project organization | private finance initiative | private finance initiative | allocation | allocation | risk management process | risk management process | cost-benefit analysis | cost-benefit analysis | project organization and contracts | project organization and contracts | procurement | procurement

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This readme file contains details of links to all the Readme file for Structured Systems Analysis module's material held on Jorum and information about the module as well.

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Project management: the start of the project journey Project management: the start of the project journey

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This free course, Project management: The start of the project journey, introduces projects, what they are, how they come about, responses to problems and planning. It explores the role of key players including the project manager, feasibility studies, decision making and project life cycles. First published on Thu, 14 Jul 2011 as Project management: the start of the project journey. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2011 This free course, Project management: The start of the project journey, introduces projects, what they are, how they come about, responses to problems and planning. It explores the role of key players including the project manager, feasibility studies, decision making and project life cycles. First published on Thu, 14 Jul 2011 as Project management: the start of the project journey. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2011

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Managing | Managing | project management | project management | M865_1 | M865_1

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Discovering management Discovering management

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This free course, Discovering management, introduces you to the role of the manager. It covers management activities looking at leadership, human resources, finance, project management, change management, operations management and stakeholder management. First published on Fri, 26 Feb 2016 as Discovering management. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 This free course, Discovering management, introduces you to the role of the manager. It covers management activities looking at leadership, human resources, finance, project management, change management, operations management and stakeholder management. First published on Fri, 26 Feb 2016 as Discovering management. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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Leadership and Management | Leadership and Management | leadership | leadership | Supernovae explosions | Supernovae explosions | neutron stars | neutron stars | human resources | human resources | project management | project management | X-ray binary stars | X-ray binary stars | binary star systems | binary star systems | Doppler shifts | Doppler shifts | B716_1 | B716_1

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2.72 Elements of Mechanical Design (MIT) 2.72 Elements of Mechanical Design (MIT)

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This is an advanced course on modeling, design, integration and best practices for use of machine elements such as bearings, springs, gears, cams and mechanisms. Modeling and analysis of these elements is based upon extensive application of physics, mathematics and core mechanical engineering principles (solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, manufacturing, estimation, computer simulation, etc.). These principles are reinforced via (1) hands-on laboratory experiences wherein students conduct experiments and disassemble machines and (2) a substantial design project wherein students model, design, fabricate and characterize a mechanical system that is relevant to a real world application. Students master the materials via problems sets that are directly related to, and coordinated with, the deliv This is an advanced course on modeling, design, integration and best practices for use of machine elements such as bearings, springs, gears, cams and mechanisms. Modeling and analysis of these elements is based upon extensive application of physics, mathematics and core mechanical engineering principles (solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, manufacturing, estimation, computer simulation, etc.). These principles are reinforced via (1) hands-on laboratory experiences wherein students conduct experiments and disassemble machines and (2) a substantial design project wherein students model, design, fabricate and characterize a mechanical system that is relevant to a real world application. Students master the materials via problems sets that are directly related to, and coordinated with, the deliv

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biology | biology | chemistry | chemistry | synthetic biology | synthetic biology | project | project | biotech | biotech | genetic engineering | genetic engineering | GMO | GMO | ethics | ethics | biomedical ethics | biomedical ethics | genetics | genetics | recombinant DNA | recombinant DNA | DNA | DNA | gene sequencing | gene sequencing | gene synthesis | gene synthesis | biohacking | biohacking | computational biology | computational biology | iGEM | iGEM | BioBrick | BioBrick | systems biology | systems biology | machine design | machine design | hardware | hardware | machine element | machine element | design process | design process | design layout | design layout | prototype | prototype | mechanism | mechanism | engineering | engineering | fabrication | fabrication | lathe | lathe | precision engineering | precision engineering | group project | group project | project management | project management | CAD | CAD | fatigue | fatigue | Gantt chart | Gantt chart

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2.75 Precision Machine Design (MIT) 2.75 Precision Machine Design (MIT)

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Intensive coverage of precision engineering theory, heuristics, and applications pertaining to the design of systems ranging from consumer products to machine tools. Topics covered include: economics, project management, and design philosophy; principles of accuracy, repeatability, and resolution; error budgeting; sensors; sensor mounting; systems design; bearings; actuators and transmissions; system integration driven by functional requirements, and operating physics. Emphasis on developing creative designs, which are optimized by analytical techniques applied via spreadsheets. This is a projects course with lectures consisting of design teams presenting their work and the class helping to develop solutions; thereby everyone learning from everyone's projects. Intensive coverage of precision engineering theory, heuristics, and applications pertaining to the design of systems ranging from consumer products to machine tools. Topics covered include: economics, project management, and design philosophy; principles of accuracy, repeatability, and resolution; error budgeting; sensors; sensor mounting; systems design; bearings; actuators and transmissions; system integration driven by functional requirements, and operating physics. Emphasis on developing creative designs, which are optimized by analytical techniques applied via spreadsheets. This is a projects course with lectures consisting of design teams presenting their work and the class helping to develop solutions; thereby everyone learning from everyone's projects.

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precision engineering theory | precision engineering theory | heuristics | heuristics | systems design | systems design | economics | economics | project management | project management | design philosophy | design philosophy | error budgeting | error budgeting | bearings | bearings | actuators | actuators | transmissions | transmissions | system integration | system integration | functional requirements | functional requirements | operating physics | operating physics

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15.760B Introduction to Operations Management (MIT) 15.760B Introduction to Operations Management (MIT)

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This half-term course introduces students to problems and analysis related to the design, planning, control, and improvement of manufacturing and service operations. Class sessions involve explaining concepts, working examples, and discussing cases. A wide range of topics are covered, including: process analysis, quality management, supply chain design, procurement, and product development. Toward the end of the course, students work in teams to manage a virtual factory in a web-based simulation exercise. This half-term course introduces students to problems and analysis related to the design, planning, control, and improvement of manufacturing and service operations. Class sessions involve explaining concepts, working examples, and discussing cases. A wide range of topics are covered, including: process analysis, quality management, supply chain design, procurement, and product development. Toward the end of the course, students work in teams to manage a virtual factory in a web-based simulation exercise.

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operations management | operations management | service operations | service operations | manufacturing design | manufacturing design | manufacturing planning | manufacturing planning | production control | production control | quality management | quality management | process design | process design | reengineering | reengineering | product development | product development | project management | project management | supply chain design | supply chain design | improving manufacturing processes | improving manufacturing processes | capacity | capacity | inventory | inventory | quality control | quality control | product design | product design | factory management | factory management

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ESD.36J System and Project Management (MIT) ESD.36J System and Project Management (MIT)

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The course is designed for students in the System Design and Management (SDM) program and therefore assumes that you already have a basic knowledge of project management. The objective is to introduce advanced methods and tools of project management in a realistic context such that they can be taken back to the workplace to improve management of development projects. In contrast to traditional courses on the subject we will emphasize scenarios that cannot be fully predicted such as task iterations, unplanned rework, perceived versus actual progress and misalignments between tasks, product architectures and organizations. This class was also offered in Course 13 (Department of Ocean Engineering) as 13.615J. In 2005, ocean engineering subjects became part of Course 2 (Department of Mechanica The course is designed for students in the System Design and Management (SDM) program and therefore assumes that you already have a basic knowledge of project management. The objective is to introduce advanced methods and tools of project management in a realistic context such that they can be taken back to the workplace to improve management of development projects. In contrast to traditional courses on the subject we will emphasize scenarios that cannot be fully predicted such as task iterations, unplanned rework, perceived versus actual progress and misalignments between tasks, product architectures and organizations. This class was also offered in Course 13 (Department of Ocean Engineering) as 13.615J. In 2005, ocean engineering subjects became part of Course 2 (Department of Mechanica

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system and project management | system and project management | product development | product development | PERT | PERT | CPM | CPM | design structure matrix | design structure matrix | DSM | DSM | system dynamics | system dynamics | SD | SD | SPM | SPM | product development process | product development process | PDP | PDP | concurrent engineering | concurrent engineering | project monitoring | project monitoring | resource consumption | resource consumption | critical paths | critical paths | project progress | project progress | corrective action | corrective action | system dynamics models | system dynamics models | ESD.36 | ESD.36 | 1.432 | 1.432

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3.042 Materials Project Laboratory (MIT) 3.042 Materials Project Laboratory (MIT)

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As its name implies, the 3.042 Materials Project Laboratory involves working with such operations as investment casting of metals, injection molding of polymers, and sintering of ceramics. After all the abstraction and theory in the lecture part of the DMSE curriculum, many students have found this hands-on experience with materials to be very fun stuff - several have said that 3.042/3.082 was their favorite DMSE subject. The lab is more than operating processing equipment, however. It is intended also to emulate professional practice in materials engineering project management, with aspects of design, analysis, teamwork, literature and patent searching, Web creation and oral presentation, and more. As its name implies, the 3.042 Materials Project Laboratory involves working with such operations as investment casting of metals, injection molding of polymers, and sintering of ceramics. After all the abstraction and theory in the lecture part of the DMSE curriculum, many students have found this hands-on experience with materials to be very fun stuff - several have said that 3.042/3.082 was their favorite DMSE subject. The lab is more than operating processing equipment, however. It is intended also to emulate professional practice in materials engineering project management, with aspects of design, analysis, teamwork, literature and patent searching, Web creation and oral presentation, and more.

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Student project teams design and fabricate a materials engineering prototype using processing technologies (injection molding | Student project teams design and fabricate a materials engineering prototype using processing technologies (injection molding | thermoforming | thermoforming | investment casting | investment casting | powder processing | powder processing | three-dimensional printing | three-dimensional printing | physical vapor deposition | physical vapor deposition | etc.) appropriate for the materials and device of interest. Goals include using MSE fundamentals in a practical application; understanding trade-offs between design | etc.) appropriate for the materials and device of interest. Goals include using MSE fundamentals in a practical application; understanding trade-offs between design | processing and performance; and fabrication of a deliverable prototype. Emphasis on teamwork | processing and performance; and fabrication of a deliverable prototype. Emphasis on teamwork | project management | project management | communications and computer skills | communications and computer skills | and hands-on work using student and MIT laboratory shops. Teams document their progress and final results by means of web pages and weekly oral presentations. Instruction and practice in oral communication provided. | and hands-on work using student and MIT laboratory shops. Teams document their progress and final results by means of web pages and weekly oral presentations. Instruction and practice in oral communication provided.

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CMS.611J Creating Video Games (MIT) CMS.611J Creating Video Games (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV faculty introductions, AV lectures. CMS.611J / 6.073 Creating Video Games is a class that introduces students to the complexities of working in small, multidisciplinary teams to develop video games. Students will learn creative design and production methods, working together in small teams to design, develop, and thoroughly test their own original digital games. Design iteration across all aspects of video game development (game design, audio design, visual aesthetics, fiction and programming) will be stressed. Students will also be required to focus test their games, and will need to support and challenge their game design decisions with appropriate focus testing and data analysis. Includes audio/video content: AV faculty introductions, AV lectures. CMS.611J / 6.073 Creating Video Games is a class that introduces students to the complexities of working in small, multidisciplinary teams to develop video games. Students will learn creative design and production methods, working together in small teams to design, develop, and thoroughly test their own original digital games. Design iteration across all aspects of video game development (game design, audio design, visual aesthetics, fiction and programming) will be stressed. Students will also be required to focus test their games, and will need to support and challenge their game design decisions with appropriate focus testing and data analysis.

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CMS.611 | CMS.611 | game | game | videogame | videogame | software | software | prototyping | prototyping | play | play | test | test | scrum | scrum | agile | agile | code | code | project management | project management | game design | game design

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21W.789 Communicating with Mobile Technology (MIT) 21W.789 Communicating with Mobile Technology (MIT)

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Students work in small collaborative design teams to propose, build, and document a semester-long project focused on mobile applications for cell phones. Additional assignments include creating several small mobile applications such as context-aware mobile media capture and games. Students document their work through a series of written and oral proposals, progress reports, and final reports. This course covers the basics of J2ME and explores mobile imaging and media creation, GPS location, user-centered design, usability testing, and prototyping. Java experience is recommended. Students work in small collaborative design teams to propose, build, and document a semester-long project focused on mobile applications for cell phones. Additional assignments include creating several small mobile applications such as context-aware mobile media capture and games. Students document their work through a series of written and oral proposals, progress reports, and final reports. This course covers the basics of J2ME and explores mobile imaging and media creation, GPS location, user-centered design, usability testing, and prototyping. Java experience is recommended.

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smartphone applications | smartphone applications | app building | app building | programming | programming | android | android | iphone | iphone | project management | project management | design | design | mobile imaging | mobile imaging | media creation | media creation | GBS location | GBS location | user design | user design | usability testing | usability testing | prototyping | prototyping

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15.082J Network Optimization (MIT) 15.082J Network Optimization (MIT)

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15.082J/6.855J is an H-level graduate subject in the theory and practice of network flows and its extensions. Network flow problems form a subclass of linear programming problems with applications to transportation, logistics, manufacturing, computer science, project management, finance as well as a number of other domains. This subject will survey some of the applications of network flows and focus on key special cases of network flow problems including the following: the shortest path problem, the maximum flow problem, the minimum cost flow problem, and the multi-commodity flow problem. 15.082J/6.855J is an H-level graduate subject in the theory and practice of network flows and its extensions. Network flow problems form a subclass of linear programming problems with applications to transportation, logistics, manufacturing, computer science, project management, finance as well as a number of other domains. This subject will survey some of the applications of network flows and focus on key special cases of network flow problems including the following: the shortest path problem, the maximum flow problem, the minimum cost flow problem, and the multi-commodity flow problem.

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network flows | network flows | extensions | extensions | network flow problems | network flow problems | transportation | transportation | logistics | logistics | manufacturing | manufacturing | computer science | computer science | project management | project management | finance | finance | the shortest path problem | the shortest path problem | the maximum flow problem | the maximum flow problem | the minimum cost flow problem | the minimum cost flow problem | the multi-commodity flow problem | the multi-commodity flow problem | communication | communication | systems | systems | applications | applications | efficiency | efficiency | algorithms | algorithms | traffic | traffic | equilibrium | equilibrium | design | design | mplementation | mplementation | linear programming | linear programming | implementation | implementation | computer | computer | science | science | linear | linear | programming | programming | network | network | flow | flow | problems | problems | project | project | management | management | maximum | maximum | minimum | minimum | cost | cost | multi-commodity | multi-commodity | shortest | shortest | path | path | 15.082 | 15.082 | 6.855 | 6.855

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1.040 Project Management (MIT) 1.040 Project Management (MIT)

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1.040 covers three important aspects of construction project management: the theory, methods and quantitative tools used to effectively plan, organize, and control construction projects; efficient management methods revealed through practice and research; and hands-on, practical project management knowledge from on-site situations and field trips. The course relies on a basic project management framework in which the project life-cycle is broken into organizing, planning, monitoring, controlling and learning from old and current construction projects. Within the framework, students learn the methodologies and tools necessary for each aspect of the process as well as the theories upon which these are built. By the end of the term they are able to adapt and apply the framework to effective 1.040 covers three important aspects of construction project management: the theory, methods and quantitative tools used to effectively plan, organize, and control construction projects; efficient management methods revealed through practice and research; and hands-on, practical project management knowledge from on-site situations and field trips. The course relies on a basic project management framework in which the project life-cycle is broken into organizing, planning, monitoring, controlling and learning from old and current construction projects. Within the framework, students learn the methodologies and tools necessary for each aspect of the process as well as the theories upon which these are built. By the end of the term they are able to adapt and apply the framework to effective

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project management | project management | resource management | resource management | financial controls | financial controls | construction management | construction management | scheduling | scheduling | estimating | estimating | progress monitoring | progress monitoring | project control | project control | 1.401 | 1.401 | ESD.018 | ESD.018

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15.761 Operations Management (MIT) 15.761 Operations Management (MIT)

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This course will introduce concepts and techniques for design, planning and control of manufacturing and service operations. The course provides basic definitions of operations management terms, tools and techniques for analyzing operations, and strategic context for making operational decisions. We present the material in five modules: Operations Analysis Coordination and Planning Quality Management Project Management Logistics and Supply Chain Management This course will introduce concepts and techniques for design, planning and control of manufacturing and service operations. The course provides basic definitions of operations management terms, tools and techniques for analyzing operations, and strategic context for making operational decisions. We present the material in five modules: Operations Analysis Coordination and Planning Quality Management Project Management Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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manufacturing | manufacturing | service | service | analyzing operations | analyzing operations | operational decisions | operational decisions | operations analysis | operations analysis | quality management | quality management | project management | project management | logistics | logistics | supply chain management | supply chain management | job shop operations | job shop operations | process matching | process matching | queuing | queuing | forecasting | forecasting | queueing | queueing | analysis | analysis | analyzing | analyzing | operations | operations | coordination | coordination | planning | planning | quality | quality | project | project | management | management | supply chain | supply chain | job shop | job shop | decisions | decisions | decision making | decision making | operational | operational | design | design | control | control | materials | materials | production | production | scheduling | scheduling | reengineering | reengineering | capacity | capacity | facilities | facilities | strategy | strategy | process | process | processes | processes | matching | matching | inventory | inventory | vendor | vendor | customer | customer

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15.053 Introduction to Optimization (MIT) 15.053 Introduction to Optimization (MIT)

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15.053 introduces students to the theory, algorithms, and applications of optimization. Optimization methodologies include linear programming, network optimization, integer programming, decision trees, and dynamic programming. The methods have applications to logistics, manufacturing, transportation, marketing, project management, and finance. 15.053 introduces students to the theory, algorithms, and applications of optimization. Optimization methodologies include linear programming, network optimization, integer programming, decision trees, and dynamic programming. The methods have applications to logistics, manufacturing, transportation, marketing, project management, and finance.

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optimization | optimization | manangement | manangement | transportation | transportation | logistics | logistics | manufacturing | manufacturing | computer science | computer science | E-business | E-business | project management | project management | finance | finance | methodologies | methodologies | algorithms | algorithms

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3.082 Materials Processing Laboratory (MIT) 3.082 Materials Processing Laboratory (MIT)

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Student project teams design and fabricate a materials engineering prototype using appropriate processing technologies (injection molding, thermoforming, investment casting, powder processing, brazing, etc.). Emphasis on teamwork, project management, communications and computer skills, and hands-on work using student and MIT laboratory shops. Goals include developing an understanding of the practical applications of MSE; trade-offs between design, processing and performance; and fabrication of a deliverable prototype. Teams document their progress and final results by means of web pages and weekly oral presentations. Instruction and practice in oral communication provided. Student project teams design and fabricate a materials engineering prototype using appropriate processing technologies (injection molding, thermoforming, investment casting, powder processing, brazing, etc.). Emphasis on teamwork, project management, communications and computer skills, and hands-on work using student and MIT laboratory shops. Goals include developing an understanding of the practical applications of MSE; trade-offs between design, processing and performance; and fabrication of a deliverable prototype. Teams document their progress and final results by means of web pages and weekly oral presentations. Instruction and practice in oral communication provided.

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investment casting of metals | investment casting of metals | injection molding of polymers | injection molding of polymers | sintering of ceramics | sintering of ceramics | operating processing equipment | operating processing equipment | materials engineering project management | materials engineering project management

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ESD.801 Leadership Development (MIT) ESD.801 Leadership Development (MIT)

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This seminar meets six times during the semester. Students work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. An initial Outward Bound experience builds trust, teamwork and communications. Readings and assignments emphasize the characteristics of great leadership. Global leaders participate in the "Leadership Lunch" series to share their experiences and recommendations. Discussions explore leadership development. The learning experience culminates in a personal leadership plan. This seminar meets six times during the semester. Students work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. An initial Outward Bound experience builds trust, teamwork and communications. Readings and assignments emphasize the characteristics of great leadership. Global leaders participate in the "Leadership Lunch" series to share their experiences and recommendations. Discussions explore leadership development. The learning experience culminates in a personal leadership plan.

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group dynamics | group dynamics | leadership | leadership | negotiation | negotiation | bargaining | bargaining | communication | communication | visioning | visioning | relating | relating | enabling | enabling | cross-cultural negotiation | cross-cultural negotiation | team-building | team-building | organizational management | organizational management | project management | project management

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Logframe planning Logframe planning

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As a way of thinking about projects, Logical Framework Analysis helps to focus on some key questions during the project design process. This free course, Logframe planning, improves your understanding of and practice with the structure of the logframe matrix using an animated overview with voice-over commentary followed by interactive questions relating to using the matrix. First published on Fri, 01 Apr 2016 as Logframe planning. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 As a way of thinking about projects, Logical Framework Analysis helps to focus on some key questions during the project design process. This free course, Logframe planning, improves your understanding of and practice with the structure of the logframe matrix using an animated overview with voice-over commentary followed by interactive questions relating to using the matrix. First published on Fri, 01 Apr 2016 as Logframe planning. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 First published on Fri, 01 Apr 2016 as Logframe planning. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 First published on Fri, 01 Apr 2016 as Logframe planning. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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Environmental Decision Making | Environmental Decision Making | project management | project management | evaluation | evaluation | TU870_2 | TU870_2

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15.879 Research Seminar in System Dynamics (MIT) 15.879 Research Seminar in System Dynamics (MIT)

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Doctoral level seminar in system dynamics modeling with a focus on social, economic and technical systems. The course covers classic works in dynamic modeling from various disciplines and current research problems and papers. Participants critique theories and models, often including replication, testing, and improvement of various models. Doctoral level seminar in system dynamics modeling with a focus on social, economic and technical systems. The course covers classic works in dynamic modeling from various disciplines and current research problems and papers. Participants critique theories and models, often including replication, testing, and improvement of various models.

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system dynamics | system dynamics | systems thinking | systems thinking | models | models | business dynamics | business dynamics | system dynamics modeling applied to corporate strategy | system dynamics modeling applied to corporate strategy | modeling software | modeling software | project management | project management | modeling in the real world | modeling in the real world | policy issues | policy issues | bullwhip effect | bullwhip effect

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15.053 Optimization Methods in Management Science (MIT) 15.053 Optimization Methods in Management Science (MIT)

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This course introduces students to the theory, algorithms, and applications of optimization. The optimization methodologies include linear programming, network optimization, integer programming, and decision trees. Applications to logistics, manufacturing, transportation, marketing, project management, and finance. Includes a team project in which students select and solve a problem in practice. This course introduces students to the theory, algorithms, and applications of optimization. The optimization methodologies include linear programming, network optimization, integer programming, and decision trees. Applications to logistics, manufacturing, transportation, marketing, project management, and finance. Includes a team project in which students select and solve a problem in practice.

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optimization methods | optimization methods | management science | management science | theory | theory | algorithms | algorithms | applications | applications | linear programming | linear programming | network optimization | network optimization | integer programming | integer programming | decision trees | decision trees | logistics | logistics | manufacturing | manufacturing | transportation | transportation | marketing | marketing | project management | project management | finance | finance

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15.053 Optimization Methods in Management Science (MIT) 15.053 Optimization Methods in Management Science (MIT)

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This course introduces students to the theory, algorithms, and applications of optimization. The optimization methodologies include linear programming, network optimization, integer programming, and decision trees. Applications to logistics, manufacturing, transportation, marketing, project management, and finance. Includes a team project in which students select and solve a problem in practice. This course introduces students to the theory, algorithms, and applications of optimization. The optimization methodologies include linear programming, network optimization, integer programming, and decision trees. Applications to logistics, manufacturing, transportation, marketing, project management, and finance. Includes a team project in which students select and solve a problem in practice.

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optimization methods | optimization methods | management science | management science | theory | theory | algorithms | algorithms | applications | applications | linear programming | linear programming | network optimization | network optimization | integer programming | integer programming | decision trees | decision trees | logistics | logistics | manufacturing | manufacturing | transportation | transportation | marketing | marketing | project management | project management | finance | finance

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15.053 Introduction to Optimization (MIT) 15.053 Introduction to Optimization (MIT)

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15.053 is an undergraduate subject in the theory and practice of optimization. We will consider optimization models with applications to transportation, logistics, manufacturing, computer science, E-business, project management, finance as well as several other domains. This subject will survey some of the applications of optimization as well as heuristics, and we will present algorithms and theory for linear programming, dynamic programming, integer programming, and non-linear programming.One way of summarizing a subject is a lecture by lecture description of the subject, or a description of the methodologies presented in the subject. We do list a lecture by lecture description, but first we describe several cross cutting themes. 15.053 is an undergraduate subject in the theory and practice of optimization. We will consider optimization models with applications to transportation, logistics, manufacturing, computer science, E-business, project management, finance as well as several other domains. This subject will survey some of the applications of optimization as well as heuristics, and we will present algorithms and theory for linear programming, dynamic programming, integer programming, and non-linear programming.One way of summarizing a subject is a lecture by lecture description of the subject, or a description of the methodologies presented in the subject. We do list a lecture by lecture description, but first we describe several cross cutting themes.

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finance | finance | project management | project management | E-commerce | E-commerce | heuristics | heuristics | non-linear programming | non-linear programming | integer programming | integer programming | dynamic programming | dynamic programming | network optimization | network optimization | linear programming | linear programming

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2.75 Precision Machine Design (MIT) 2.75 Precision Machine Design (MIT)

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Intensive coverage of precision engineering theory, heuristics, and applications pertaining to the design of systems ranging from consumer products to machine tools. Topics covered include: economics, project management, and design philosophy; principles of accuracy, repeatability, and resolution; error budgeting; sensors; sensor mounting; systems design; bearings; actuators and transmissions; system integration driven by functional requirements, and operating physics. Emphasis on developing creative designs, which are optimized by analytical techniques applied via spreadsheets. This is a projects course with lectures consisting of design teams presenting their work and the class helping to develop solutions; thereby everyone learning from everyone's projects. Intensive coverage of precision engineering theory, heuristics, and applications pertaining to the design of systems ranging from consumer products to machine tools. Topics covered include: economics, project management, and design philosophy; principles of accuracy, repeatability, and resolution; error budgeting; sensors; sensor mounting; systems design; bearings; actuators and transmissions; system integration driven by functional requirements, and operating physics. Emphasis on developing creative designs, which are optimized by analytical techniques applied via spreadsheets. This is a projects course with lectures consisting of design teams presenting their work and the class helping to develop solutions; thereby everyone learning from everyone's projects.

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precision engineering theory | precision engineering theory | heuristics | heuristics | systems design | systems design | economics | economics | project management | project management | design philosophy | design philosophy | error budgeting | error budgeting | bearings | bearings | actuators | actuators | transmissions | transmissions | system integration | system integration | functional requirements | functional requirements | operating physics | operating physics

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Managing virtual project teams Managing virtual project teams

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Many projects are now ‘virtual’, i.e. some or all of the team are located remotely and may be working in different time zones. The project manager needs all the traditional soft skills, and more. This free course, Managing virtual project teams, looks at knowledge and techniques which underpin team selection and then consider the additional expertise needed to manage teams in a virtual environment. First published on Thu, 28 Jul 2016 as Managing virtual project teams. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 Many projects are now ‘virtual’, i.e. some or all of the team are located remotely and may be working in different time zones. The project manager needs all the traditional soft skills, and more. This free course, Managing virtual project teams, looks at knowledge and techniques which underpin team selection and then consider the additional expertise needed to manage teams in a virtual environment. First published on Thu, 28 Jul 2016 as Managing virtual project teams. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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Management | Management | Computing and ICT | Computing and ICT | M815_2 | M815_2 | project management | project management | teams | teams | virtual working | virtual working | soft skills | soft skills | skills for work: project planning | skills for work: project planning

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