Operations Research


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • have gained in-depth knowledge of the development of quantitative operations management (OM) models on real life problems. The knowledge could be gained in a development project:

    • with one or more companies or public organisations


  • be able to develop, test and demonstrate the limitations of quantitative methods for Operations Management

  • be able to compare and evaluate theoretical and experimental results

  • be able to critically evaluate applied methods and their results


  • possess the ability to identify opportunities for implementing quantitative methods from operations management
  • be able to develop Operations Management techniques that can be implemented in an industrial, service or public organisation
  • be able to evaluate the impact of implementing the developed methods

Type of instruction

Projekt work including PBL elements.

Extent and expected workload

This is a 15 ECTS project module and the work load is expected to be 450 hours for the student.




Name of examOperations Research
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleOperationsanalyse
Module codeK-MØK1-PROJ
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionDanish and English
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Mathematics-Economics
Study BoardStudy Board of Mathematical Sciences
DepartmentDepartment of Mathematical Sciences
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science