- Program Dates: June 07 – September 20, 2014
- Program Tuition: $4,500 USD
- Program tuition includes course materials
The techniques of analysis of engineering systems for risk management decisions involving trade-offs (technical, human, environmental aspects).
Elements of decision analysis; probabilistic risk analysis (fault trees, event trees, systems dynamics); economic analysis of failure consequences (human safety and long-term economic discounting); and case studies of Public and private sectors. Prerequisites: probability, decision analysis, stochastic processes, and convex optimization.
Healthcare Operations Management
With healthcare spending worldwide exceeding 17% of GDP and growing, improvements in the quality and efficiency of healthcare services are urgently needed.
This course focuses on the use of analytical tools to support efficient and effective delivery of health care. Topics include quality control and management, capacity planning, resource allocation, management of patient flows, and scheduling. Prerequisites: basic knowledge of Excel spreadsheets, probability, and optimization.