SIT399 - Optimization Modelling and Decision Analysis


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

One unit from SIT291, SIT292, SIT281



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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2 x 1 hour workshops per week.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning including 2 x 1 hour workshops per week.


Students taking this unit will have an opportunity to see how decision-making problems in industry, business, and civic services can be solved using modern mathematical modelling and algorithmic techniques. In SIT399, students will learn how to make better decisions through mathematical methods in optimization problems such as: production planning, management and logistics, machine scheduling, robotics/vehicle routing, staff scheduling, network design, and resource allocation. Techniques covered include linear and integer models as well as game theory models.

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