Courses in Management Science

Exploring management topics through continuing education is an ideal way for individuals to receive advanced degrees and climb the corporate ladder. A course in management science uses applied mathematics to affect an organization’s ability to reach optimal solutions to complex management problems. What is a course in management science? It is a unit of instruction that covers the theories,… Read more

Exploring management topics through continuing education is an ideal way for individuals to receive advanced degrees and climb the corporate ladder. A course in management science uses applied mathematics to affect an organization’s ability to reach optimal solutions to complex management problems.

What is a course in management science? It is a unit of instruction that covers the theories, concepts, research and practices of operations research. A course usually involves the study of linear and integer programming, network problems, strategic business decisions, and modeling and rational approaches to the processes of decision making in organizations. Students also learn forecasting techniques, management of inventories and statistical quality control.

An individual may choose to take a class in management science for a number of reasons. Knowledge derived from this course can prepare a student to gather and analyze data, build statistical models, and solve mathematical problems as they relate to managerial issues. Some people use the information learned on the application level, seeking to make practical changes in the real world.

Management science courses are available all over the globe, and costs vary depending on the specific class and its institution’s requirements for registration, tuition and fees. Any student should research the options carefully to ensure that a course meets educational goals.

Ultimately, the goal of a management scientist is to improve decision-making processes using rational and systematic science-based techniques. As such, these applications are not limited to corporations. They are relevant in health care fields, public administration, nonprofit groups and political entities, and the armed forces. While a single course in this field of study is unlikely to prepare a student for a career, it is often the first step toward an educational degree or is used as a supplement to an already established management career.

There are international options for management science courses. Many students opt to take them online because this allows flexibility. To find the ideal course, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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London Business Training & Consulting
London, United Kingdom

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand the complexity and constantly moving requirements of facilities management (FM) and its role in enabling the cor ... +

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand the complexity and constantly moving requirements of facilities management (FM) and its role in enabling the core business of a company to function effectively thus contributing to profitability. -
Courses
Full-time
10 days
English
23 Mar 2020
Campus
 
Convertas
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Good customer service can be considered as the big differentiator between firms. While competing products are often similar and can anyway be easily duplicated, good customer ... +

Good customer service can be considered as the big differentiator between firms. While competing products are often similar and can anyway be easily duplicated, good customer service is a holistic system, requiring a sustained organization-wide effort, driven by the top and permeating all aspects of the organization culture. -
Courses
Full-time
5 days
English
Campus
 
Open Learning Group
Johannesburg, South Africa

The main objective of the New Managers Programme is to assist employees in making a successful transfer from their current work levels to that of management. This can be achie ... +

The main objective of the New Managers Programme is to assist employees in making a successful transfer from their current work levels to that of management. This can be achieved by explaining and practicing the principles of management in order to help the student develop into a self-reliant and creative manager. The programme can be customised and offered for companies across South Africa. -
Courses
Full-time
8 months
English
Feb 2020
Campus
 
UFV-ADEN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOOL
Madrid, Spain +1 More

Our main objective is to train the next generation of professionals and help our students to reinvent and to promote much-needed change for tomorrow in the companies they run.

Our main objective is to train the next generation of professionals and help our students to reinvent and to promote much-needed change for tomorrow in the companies they run. -
Courses
Part-time
Spanish, Spanish
Campus
 
Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, USA +3 More

In this program, you will focus on the changes you will encounter in your transition from managee to manager. You will learn the successful practices used in managing both ope ... +

In this program, you will focus on the changes you will encounter in your transition from managee to manager. You will learn the successful practices used in managing both operational activities and individual employees. -
Courses
Part-time
3 days
Campus
 
Escola de Formação Gerencial Sebrae - EFG
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

It is a school of medium + technical education in management, focusing on entrepreneurship and management, which prepares students to undertake their future.

It is a school of medium + technical education in management, focusing on entrepreneurship and management, which prepares students to undertake their future. -
Courses
Full-time
3 years
Portuguese
Campus
 
Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, USA +3 More

The premise of Management of Managers is that effective leaders need multiple skills to allow for flexibility in successfully managing and leading in diverse situations.

The premise of Management of Managers is that effective leaders need multiple skills to allow for flexibility in successfully managing and leading in diverse situations. -
Courses
Part-time
5 days
Campus