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MSORSM

About Us

BACKGROUND OF THE SOCIETY

  

The Management Science  / Operations Research Society of Malaysia (MSORSM) was registered as a professional society under Section 7 Societies Act of Malaysia 1966 on 19 July 1986, and its registration number is 3935/86 (Selangor). It was inaugurated on 5 October 1986.

 

MSORSM is:

•The 36th national member of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS),
•The 9th national member of the Asian Pasific Operational Research Societies (APORS), and
•A member of the Confederation of Scientific and Technological Associations in Malaysia (COSTAM).

 

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INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT SCIENCE  / OPERATIONS RESEARCH

•Management Science / Operations Research (MSOR) - a discipline of applying advanced analytical and quantitative methods to help make better decisions. 
•To arrive at more effective decisions, MSOR uses mathematical modelling approaches, solution techniques and decision tools. 
 
 

MSOR is taught :

•In the Mathematics Department as Operations Research,
•In Business or Economics Department as Management Science, Quantitative Analysis or Decision Science, and
•In Engineering Department as Industrial Engineering.
 

The following are some methods and areas of applications in MSOR

•Decision Analysis
•Forecasting
•Scheduling
•Quality Control & Inspection
•Vehicle Routing
•Simulation
•Facility Location
•Project Management
•Policy Modelling
•Financial Engineering
•Transportation problems
•Public Sector Work
•Manufacturing Mgmt.
•Supply Chain Mgmt.
•Service Mgmt.
•Revenue/Profit Mgmt.
•Inventory Mgmt.
•Cutting & Packing

 

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