Management Science/ Operation Research Society of Malaysia (MSORSM)



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

Background of The Society

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.

Management Science/Operations Research Society of Malaysia (MSORSM) is the 36th national member of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS), the 9th national member of the Asian Pacific Operational Research Societies (APORS), and a member of the Confederation of Scientific and Technological Associations in Malaysia (COSTAM).


Management Science/Operations Research (MSOR)

Management Science/Operations Research (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

  • Vehicle Routing

  • Simulation

  • Facility Location

  • Project Management

  • Policy Modelling

  • Financial Engineering

  • Transportation Problem

  • Public Sector Work

  • Manufacturing Management

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Service Management

  • Revenue or Profit Management

  • Inventory Management

  • Quality Control and Inspection

  • Cutting and Packing