Courses of Study 2018-2019 
    Oct 01, 2023  
Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ORIE 5130 - Service System Modeling and Design

Spring. 4 credits. Student option grading.

Corequisite: ORIE 3310  and ORIE 3510 ; ability to program simple algorithms in some appropriate environment (e.g., VisualBasic or MATLAB).


Service systems arise primarily from the service sector of the economy. Examples are contact centers (also known as call centers), airlines, insurance and healthcare. This course describes techniques that are useful in the analysis and design of such systems. The class is structured around a number of cases. The emphasis is on modeling, solving the models, and interpreting the results. Both operational and strategic decisions are covered through appropriate examples.

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