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Dr UTPAL BHATTACHARYA PhD

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT INDORE

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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT INDORE

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PROF. UTPAL KUMAR BHATTACHARYA, MOST ACTIVE MEMBER OF INFORMS WITH 393 POINTS (SECOND HIGHEST 225 POINTS) APPEARED IN INFORMS CONNECT IN 2018, PhD, FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE (WEB PAGE LINK: https://www.iimidr.ac.in/faculty/full-time-faculty/profile/?id=50), FELLOW PROFESSIONAL, CONSULTANT, MENTOR IEEE,MEMBER IEEE, MENTOR & BRONZE MOST VALUABLE MEMBER OF INFORMS, AFFILIATE PROFESSIONAL ON LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT, ELECTED MEMBER OF LONDON MATHEMATICAL SOCIETY, MENTOR MORS, MENTOR IISE, MENTOR PGP STUDENTS OF IIM INDORE, MENTOR IIP STUDENTS OF IIM INDORE, HE HAS BEEN FELICITATED ON 3RD OCTOBER 2013, ON INSTITUTE'S FOUNDATION DAY, FOR SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF HIS TEN YEARS CONTINUOUS JOB TENURE AT IIM INDORE, FACULTY COUNCIL MEMBER (SINCE 09.06.2003), IIM INDORE. SENIOR MEMBER, LIFE MEMBER OF ORSI, EMERITUS MEMBER. MEMBER AustMS, MEMBER ASOR, EXECUTIVE MEMBER, ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER HBP., NAME LISTED IN MSDirectory UK., AICTE REPRESENTATIVE, MHRD EXPERT LIST (VIDWAN), EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER OF TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT, ORGANIZING COMMITTEE MEMBER OF APORS-2009 CONFERENCE HELD IN JAIPUR, INDIA.. PARENTAL HOME ADDRESS: C/O SHRI ARUN KUMAR BHATTACHARJEE, 29, SASTHI TALA, P.O.: BUROSHIB TALA, DISTRICT: HOOGHLY, 712105, WEST BENGAL, INDIA. MOBILE NOS: 08420570603, 09893586755, 09893821507. OFFICE ADDRESS AT IIM INDORE: OM&QT AREA, PRABANDH SHIKHAR, IIM INDORE, 453556, INDORE, MADHYA PRADESH, INDIA, MOBILE NOS: 09893586755, 09893821507, ADDLN NOS: 08420570603. 08481986297 OFFICE HOME ADDRESS: TYPE V-8, PRABANDH SHIKHAR, IIM INDORE, 453556, INDORE, MADHYA PRADESH, INDIA, MOBILE NOS: 09893586755, 09893821507, 08420570603. 08481986297 OTHER HOME ADDRESS: BLOCK VI, 1C, SRIJAN MIDLANDS, 83, JESSORE ROAD (SOUTH), NORTH 24 PARAGANAS, 700132, WEST BENGAL, INDIA, MOBILE NOS: 09898586755, 09893821507, 08420570603.08481986297. FATHER'S NAME: SHRI ARUN KUMAR BHATTACHARJEE, RETIRED EASTERN RAILWAY (HQ) EMPLOYEE, MOTHER'S NAME: LATE MRS ARATI BHATTACHARJEE. WIFE'S NAME: MRS AYATRI BHATTACHARYA, MRS. AYATRI BHATTACHARYA IS ASSOCIATED AS A VOLUNTEER MUSIC TEACHER, AN EXPERT, SINGER, TO SRI SARADA MATH, INDORE. SON'S NAME: MASTER UTSAV BHATTACHARYA, CLASS V STUDENT OF THE EMERALD HEIGHTS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, MASTER UTSAV BHATTACHARYA IS NTSE GOLD MEDALIST IN 2014, 2015, 2016, NSTSE GOLD MEDALIST IN 2015, IMO SILVER MEDALIST IN 2015, IMO BRONZE MEDALIST IN 2017, IMO SECOND LEVEL IN 2016 (PRIZE WINNER, EXCELLENCE CERTIFICATE), 2017 (EXCELLENCE CERTIFICATE). MASTER UTSAV BHATTACHARYA IS 2017-18 NSO ZONAL MEDAL OF DISTINCTION AND CERTIFICATE OF DISTINCTION WINNER AND HAS QUALIFIED TO SECOND LEVEL MASTER UTSAV BHATTACHARYA IS 2017-18 IMO GOLD MEDAL WINNER AND HAS BEEN QUALIFIED FOR THE SECOND LEVEL.MASTER UTSAV BHATTACHARYA HAS ALSO WON SEVERAL MEDALS IN SEVERAL CO-CURRICULAR & EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES IN VARIOUS SCHOOL LEVEL COMPETITIONS.. PRIZES WON BY MASTER UTSAV BHATTACHARYA IN VARIOUS SPORTS COMPETITIONS IN 2017-18: SILVER MEDAL IN VOLLEYBALL COMPETITION IN THE SCHOOL, BRONZE MEDAL IN THROW BALL COMPETITION IN THE SCHOOL. DATE OF MARRIAGE WITH MS. AYATRI BHATTACHARYA: 8TH DECEMBER, 2004, DATE OF MARRIAGE REGISTRATION IS 4TH APRIL, 2005 ( EFFECTIVE FROM 8TH DECEMBER, 2004), CERTIFICATE NO: 05/05, FORM NO: 1637. TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS: MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, COMPUTER SCIENCE, MATHEMATICAL SCIENCE, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, MANAGEMENT CONSULTING, DECISION ANALYSIS, LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT, MILITARY OPERATIONS RESEARCH, SOCIAL ISSUES IN MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS ANALYTICS, SIMULATION MODELS FOR BUSINESS, STOCHASTIC PROCESS FOR BUSINESS, STOCHASTIC DECISION PROCESS FOR BUSINESS, ADVERTISING PLANNING, MCDM, VEHICLE FLEET MANAGEMENT, OPERATIONS RESEARCH.. DETAILS ABOUT HIS EDUCATION: PROF. UTPAL KUMAR BHATTACHARYA HAS RECEIVED HIS BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE WITH MATHEMATICS HONOURS FROM CHANDAN NAGORE GOVT. COLLEGE, BU, WEST BENGAL. HE STOOD FIRST IN THE UNIVERSITY IN MATHEMATICS. HE DID MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MARTHEMATICS AND PhD IN OPERATIONS RESEARCH FROM IIT KHARAGPUR. HE WAS THE RECEIPIENT OF NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD IN 1987.HE GOT SELECTED FOR CSIR FELLOWSHIP , GATE, IISC-TIFR. CSIR RESEARCH ASSOCIATESHIP. ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE: PROF. UTPAL HAS BEEN TEACHING IN VARIOUS POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN MANAGEMENT, EXECUTIVE POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES IN MANAGEMENT, AND VARIOUS RESEARCH PROGMMES IN MANAGEMENT SINCE LAST 22 YEARS. .HE HAS SERVED AS CHAIRMAN AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS IN VARIOUS ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEES AT IIM INDORE, HE HAS SERVED AS PANELIST IN VARIOUS ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE RECRUITMENT BOARDS SINCE LAST 21 YEARS. INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCE: HAS MORE THAN 27 YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE IN DECISION SCIENCE/MANAGEMENT SCIENCE AREA. HE HAS PUBLISHED VARIOUS ARTICLES IN ABDC AND HIGH IMPACT FACTOR JOURNALS. HE REGULARLY DEVELOPS VARIOUS RESEARCH BASED COURSES AS PER THE PRESENT NEED OF THE PEOPLE AND INDUSTRY AND TEACHES IN VARIOUS POST GRADUATE, EXECUTIVE POST GRADUATE AND VARIOUS RESEARCH PROGRAMMES. RESEARCH STUDENTS : 1. TWO RESEARCH STUDENTS COMPLETED IN 2016-17: 2. ONE RESEARCH STUDENT COMPLETED IN 2017-18. 3. THESIS EXAMINER OF ONE RESEARCH STUDENT IN HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT IN 2017-18 (COMPLETED). REVIEWER: REVIEWER OF VARIOUS HIGH IMPACT FACTOR ABDC JOURNALS. HE IS ALSO REVIEWER OF ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT ANNUAL MEETING IN OSCM DIVISION SINCE LAST FOUR YEARS. IN HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT DIVISION HE HAS REVIEWED ARTICLES BOTH IN 2016-17 & 2017-18. HE IS ALSO THE REVIEWER OF AOM ANNUAL MEETING IN TLC DIVISION. TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS: MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, ECONOMIC SCIENCES, COMPUTER SCIENCE, DECISION ANALYSIS, LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT. BUSINESS ANALYTICS, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, SIMULATION MODELS FOR BUSINESS, STOCHASTIC PROCESS FOR BUSINESS, STOCHASTIC DECISION PROCESS FOR BUSINESS, BUSINESS ANALYTICS. ADVERTISING PLANNING, MILITARY OPERATIONS RESEARCH, SOCIAL ISSUES IN MANAGEMENT, VEHICLE FLEET MANAGEMENT, OPERATIONS RESEARCH, MULTI-CRITERIA DECISION MAKING... ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE: (i) Chairman, Personnel and Purchase Committee (Including Complaints, Welfare and Outsourcing ) from April 2006 to April 2009. Indian Institute of Management Indore. (ii) Chairman, OM&QT Area From 6.4.2007 to March, 2011.Indian Institute of Management Indore. (iii) Chairman, Academic Associates Committee at IIM Indore, From 7.6. 2010 to till 2.1.2013. (iv) Member, EPGP Admission Committee (for 2008-2010 Batch), Indian Institute of Management Indore. (v) Member, Engineering and Estate Committee During 2005-2006, Indian Institute of Management Indore. (vi) Member Staff Development and Evaluation Committee April, 2009 to March- 2011, IIMI. (vii) Member of PGP Executive Committee during 2007-2009 at IIM Indore. (viii) Member of EPGP Executive Committee during 2007-2009 at IIM Indore.. (ix) Member of FPM Executive Committee during 2007-2009 at IIM Indore. . (x) Member of Library & Information Science Committee during 2007-2009 at IIM Indore. . (xi) Member of MDP Committee during 2007-2009 at IIM Indore. . (xii) Co-ordinator, Operations Management Area, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, 1999-2000. (xiii) Chairman, Area Comprehensive Examination Committee, Fellow Programme in Management 2013-14. (xiv) Chairman, Area Comprehensive Examination Committee, Fellow Programme in Management 2014-15. (xv) Member, Area Comprehensive Examination Committee, Fellow Programme in Management (Industry), 2013-14. (xvi) Chairman, Area Comprehensive Examination Committee, Fellow Programme in Management (Industry) 2017-18 OVERALL ADMINISTRATION EXPERIENCE HE HAS SERVED AS CHAIRMAN AND COMMITTEE MEMBERS IN VARIOUS ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEES AT IIM INDORE PERSONNEL AND PURCHASE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN FOR TWO CONSECUTIVE TERMS, OM&QT AREA CHAIRMAN FOR THREE CONSECUTIVE TERMS, ACADEMIC ASSOCIATIVE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN FOR MORE THAN ONE TERM. HE WAS ALSO EX-OFFICIO COMMITTEE MEMBERS OF VARIOUS OTHER ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEES. SERVED AS PANELIST IN VARIOUS ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE RECRUITMENT BOARDS SINCE LAST 21YEARS.. HE WAS THE CHAIRMAN, MEMBER, OF COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION COMMITTEE OF VARIOUS RESEARCH PROGRAMMES (FPM, FPM (INDUSTRY)) FOR SEVERAL YEARS. RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS/CHAIRMAN OF TECHNICAL SESSIONS/ORGANIZING COMMITTEE MEMBER: (1) U.K. Bhattacharya, A Mathematical Model for Locating K-obnoxious Facilities on a Plane, International Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 31, No. 3 , 2018. (2) U.K. Bhattacharya, Teaching Linear Programming, Accepted for Publication in Industrial Engineering Journal, April 3, 2017. (3) Utpal Kumar Bhattacharya, Comments on Advertising Analytics (7Th November, 2017) has appeared in Optimization Society Digest, INFORMS, Dated 7th November, 2017. (4) U.K. Bhattacharya, Mathematical Model and Analysis for Management of Nursing Staff, Accepted for presentation in INFORMS Annual Meeting in TN, USA, November13-16, 2016. (5) U.K. Bhattacharya, Analytics for Manpower Planning in Health Care Services, Accepted for presentation in INFORMS Annual Meeting 2015 to be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, During Nov 1-4, 2015. (6) U.K. Bhattacharya, Teaching Traveling Salesman Problem, Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol. 8 & Issue No. 3, March 2015, Page 10-13. (7) U.K. Bhattacharya, Advertising Analytics, Shortlisted and accepted for presentation in INFORMS Case and case teaching material competition 2014. The case was presented in INFORMS Annual Meeting held in San Francisco, November 9-12, 2014 (8) U.K. Bhattacharya, “ Solving K-Obnoxious Facility Location Problem on a Plane” Communicated for Publication. (9) U.K. Bhattacharya, OR/MS in Analytics Age and Beyond: A Critical Analysis, Communicated for Publication. (10) U.K. Bhattacharya, “A center location model with stochastic demand points” ‘International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management”, Vol 21, No. 3, September .2015, pp. 203-216., (11) U.K. Bhattacharya, “A precise note on Obnoxious or undesirable facility location problem”, Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol. VII & Issue No. 8, August 2014. (12) U.K. Bhattacharya, An Alternative Multi-Objective Planner Formulation of the Multiple Emergency Service Facility Location Problem, IFORS- 13-18 July 2014, Barcelona. (13) U.K. Bhattacharya, A Multi-objective Formulation of the Center Location Problem on a Plane, Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol. VI & issue no 2, PP 9-12, February 2013. (14) U.K. Bhattacharya, A New Center Location Model with Stochastic Demand Points, Accepted for presentation in INFORMS annual meeting 2013 to be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during October 6th to 9th , 2013. (15) U.K. Bhattacharya, Algorithms for Locating K-obnoxious Facilities on a Plane, Presented in INFORMS annual meeting 2012 held in Phoenix, Arizona, 14-17 October, 2012. (16) U.K. Bhattacharya, 2012, Location Models with Stochastic Demand Points, OPSEARCH, Volume 49, Issue 1, Page 62-77. (17) U. K. Bhattacharya., , 2011., Critical Path Calculations for Bi-objective Imprecise Parameter Project Scheduling Problem Journal of Fuzzy Mathematics" Vol 19, No. 1 pp 27-34. (18) .U.K. Bhattacharya, 2011, A Multi-Objective Obnoxious Facility Location Model on a Plane. American Journal of Operations Research ISSN: 2160-8830 (Print) 2160-8849 (Online), Vol 1 (2), 39-45. (19) U.K .Bhattacharya, Pranava Tripathy, Shashank Bhansali, Vivek Edlabadkar, 2011, Investor’s Dilemma- Great Eastern Shipping Co. Ltd. Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol II (24).34-40. (20) U.K. Bhattacharya, 2009, A Chance Constraints Goal Programming Model for the Advertisement Planning Problem, European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, 192, 382-395. (21) Organizing Committee member & attended, Asia Specific Operations Research Society-2009 Conference held in Jaipur, from December 6-9, 2009. (22) U.K. Bhattacharya, A multiple objective vertex covering obnoxious facility location problem on a plane. Accepted for presentation in the 23rd European Conference of Operational Research held in Bonn Germany, during July 5-8, 2009. (23) Chaired three technical sessions in the international conference on “Globalization and Emerging Economics” held in August 11-13,2008 at IIM Indore. (24) U.K. Bhattacharya, 2007, Fuzzy Programming Algorithm with Linear and Non-linear Membership Functions for a Stochastic Formulation of the Multi-objective Transportation Problem, Journal of Fuzzy Mathematics, Vol. 15, No. 3, 541-551. (25) U. K. Bhattacharya, Facility Location with Randomly Distributed Destination, presented in the 18th Annual Convension of the "International Academy of the Business Disciplines" conference held in San Diego, California, USA during April 6-9th 2006. (26) U.K.Bhattacharya ,B. Mohanty, J.K.Dev , 2001, Discrete Warehouse Location in Imprecise Environment, , Journal of Fuzzy Mathematics, Vol. 9, No. 2, 251-258 (27) Bhattacharya, U. and Tiwari, R.N., 1996, Interactive Fuzzy Multi-objective Multi-facility Location Problem, Journal of Fuzzy Mathematics, Los Angeles, USA, Vol 4, No. 3, (28) Bhattacharya, U. and Tiwari, R.N., 1994, Impresive Weights in Weber Facility Location Problem, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Elsevier, 62, 31-38, Impact Factor: 1.749 (29) Bhattacharya, U., Rao, J.R. and Tiwari, R.N., 1993., Bi-criteria Multi-facility Location Problems in Fuzzy Environment, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Elsevier, 56, 145-153, Impact Factor: 1.749 (30) Bhattacharya, U., Rao, J.R. and Tiwari, R.N., 1992. Fuzzy Multi-criteria Facility Location Problem, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Elsevier, Vol. 51, 277-287. Impact Factor: 1.749 (31) Bhattacharya, U, and Khaneja, R.S., August 1998., Optimum Location of an Industry Site: A Case Study, Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol. 17, No. 8, 7-11. (32) Bhattacharya, U., Rao, J.R. and Tiwari, R.N., December 1995. A Multi-criteria Facility Location Problem: An Interactive Approach, Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol 14, No. 12, (33) U.K. Bhattacharya, The paper “Fuzzy Multi-criteria Facility Location Problem” Authored by U.K. Bhattacharya, J.R. Rao and R.N. Tiwari has been presented in the 23rd annual convention of Operations Research Sociaty of India held at IIT Delhi in 1990. (34) The paper Bi-criteria Multi-facility Location Problem has been presented in the 24th Annual Convention of ORSI held at I.I.Sc Bangalore in the year 1991. (35) Facility Location Problem in Stochastic Environment has been accepted in the 26th Annual Convention of ORSI held at Dept. of Business Administration, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar in the year 1993. (36) Bhattacharya, U., Rao, J.R. and Tiwari, R.N, “Fuzzy Multi-criteria Facility Location Problem”, Published in the monograph “ Fuzzy Multi-objective Decision Making: Methods and Applications” Written by Young-Jou Lai and Chang-Lai Hwang, Springer Verlag, 1994. 9. RECENT PUBLICATIONS” (1) U.K. Bhattacharya, A Mathematical Model for Locating K-obnoxious Facilities on a Plane, International Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2018. (2) U.K. Bhattacharya, Teaching Linear Programming, Accepted for Publication in Industrial Engineering Journal, April 3, 2017. (3) Utpal Kumar Bhattacharya, Comments on Advertising Analytics (7Th November, 2017) has appeared in Optimization Society Digest, INFORMS, Dated 7th November, 2017. (4) U.K. Bhattacharya, Mathematical Model and Analysis for Management of Nursing Staff, Accepted for presentation in INFORMS Annual Meeting in TN, USA, November13-16, 2016. (5) U.K. Bhattacharya, Analytics for Manpower Planning in Health Care Services, Accepted for presentation in INFORMS Annual Meeting 2015 to be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, During Nov 1-4, 2015. (6) U.K. Bhattacharya, Teaching Traveling Salesman Problem, Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol. 8 & Issue No. 3, March 2015, Page 10-13. (7) U.K. Bhattacharya, Advertising Analytics, Shortlisted and accepted for presentation in INFORMS Case and case teaching material competition 2014. The case was presented in INFORMS Annual Meeting held in San Francisco, November 9-12, 2014 (8) U.K. Bhattacharya, “ Solving K-Obnoxious Facility Location Problem on a Plane” Communicated for Publication. (9) U.K. Bhattacharya, OR/MS in Analytics Age and Beyond: A Critical Analysis, Communicated for Publication. (10) U.K. Bhattacharya, “A center location model with stochastic demand points” ‘International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management”, Vol 21, No. 3, September .2015, pp. 203-216., (11) U.K. Bhattacharya, “A precise note on Obnoxious or undesirable facility location problem”, Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol. VII & Issue No. 8, August 2014. (12) U.K. Bhattacharya, An Alternative Multi-Objective Planner Formulation of the Multiple Emergency Service Facility Location Problem, IFORS- 13-18 July 2014, Barcelona. (13) U.K. Bhattacharya, A Multi-objective Formulation of the Center Location Problem on a Plane, Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol. VI & issue no 2, PP 9-12, February 2013. (14) U.K. Bhattacharya, A New Center Location Model with Stochastic Demand Points, Accepted for presentation in INFORMS annual meeting 2013 to be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during October 6th to 9th , 2013. (15) U.K. Bhattacharya, Algorithms for Locating K-obnoxious Facilities on a Plane, Presented in INFORMS annual meeting 2012 held in Phoenix, Arizona, 14-17 October, 2012. (16) U.K. Bhattacharya, 2012, Location Models with Stochastic Demand Points, OPSEARCH, Volume 49, Issue 1, Page 62-77. (17) U. K. Bhattacharya., , 2011., Critical Path Calculations for Bi-objective Imprecise Parameter Project Scheduling Problem Journal of Fuzzy Mathematics" Vol 19, No. 1 pp 27-34. (18) .U.K. Bhattacharya, 2011, A Multi-Objective Obnoxious Facility Location Model on a Plane. American Journal of Operations Research ISSN: 2160-8830 (Print) 2160-8849 (Online), Vol 1 (2), 39-45. (19) U.K .Bhattacharya, Pranava Tripathy, Shashank Bhansali, Vivek Edlabadkar, 2011, Investor’s Dilemma- Great Eastern Shipping Co. Ltd. Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol II (24).34-40. (20) U.K. Bhattacharya, 2009, A Chance Constraints Goal Programming Model for the Advertisement Planning Problem, European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, 192, 382-395. (21) Organizing Committee member & attended, Asia Specific Operations Research Society-2009 Conference held in Jaipur, from December 6-9, 2009. COURSES TAUGHT IN POST GRADUATE PROGRAMME IN MANAGEMENT/EXECUTIVE POST GRADUATE PROGRAMME IN MANAGEMENT/FELLOW PROGRAMMES IN MANAGEMENT: (1) QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES -I (2) QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES -II (3) QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES - III (4) DATA ANALYSIS & DECISION MAKING. (5) DECISION ANALYSIS. (6) MANAGING UNCERTAINTY. (7) MULTI-CRITERIA DECISION MAKING. (8) STOCHASTIC BUSINESS MODELING (9) COMBINATORIAL OPTIMIZATION & META HEURISTICS. (10) ADVANCED OPTIMIZATION. (11) PREPARATORY QUANTITATIVE SKILL. (12) ADVANCED LOGIC OF LOGISTICS. (13) NON-LINEAR OPTIMIZATION (14) BUSINESS OPTIMIZATION (15) BUSINESS STATISTICS. (16) PROBLEM STRUCTURING AND DECISION MAKING (17) OPERATIONS RESEARCH. (18) TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS PLANNING (19) INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY & STATISTICS (20) INTRODUCTION TO QUANTITATIVE DECISION MAKING .