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1 - 10 of 49 results for: MS&E ; Currently searching spring courses. You can expand your search to include all quarters

MS&E 111: Introduction to Optimization (ENGR 62, MS&E 211)

Formulation and computational analysis of linear, quadratic, and other convex optimization problems. Applications in machine learning, operations, marketing, finance, and economics. Prerequisite: CME 100 or MATH 51.
Terms: Spr, Sum | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-EngrAppSci, WAY-AQR

MS&E 121: Introduction to Stochastic Modeling

Stochastic processes and models in operations research. Discrete and continuous time parameter Markov chains. Queuing theory, inventory theory, simulation. Prerequisite: 120, 125, or equivalents.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-EngrAppSci

MS&E 140: Accounting for Managers and Entrepreneurs (MS&E 240)

Non-majors and minors who have taken or are taking elementary accounting should not enroll. Introduction to accounting concepts and the operating characteristics of accounting systems. The principles of financial and cost accounting, design of accounting systems, techniques of analysis, and cost control. Interpretation and use of accounting information for decision making. Designed for the user of accounting information and not as an introduction to a professional accounting career. Enrollment limited. Admission by order of enrollment.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 3-4

MS&E 149: Hedge Fund Management

Introduction to hedge fund management. Students actively manage the $1MM Stanford Kudla Fund employing Equity Long/Short, Macro and Quantitative Investment Strategies. Modeled after a hedge fund partnership culture, participation involves significant time commitment, passion for investing, and uncommon teamwork and communication skills. Open to advanced undergraduate and graduate students with continuing participation expectation. Limited to 12 students. Enrollment by application and permission of Instructor.May be repeat for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-2 | Repeatable 15 times (up to 30 units total)
Instructors: Borland, L. (PI)

MS&E 152: Introduction to Decision Analysis

How to make good decisions in a complex, dynamic, and uncertain world. People often make decisions that on close examination they regard as wrong. Decision analysis uses a structured conversation based on actional thought to obtain clarity of action in a wide variety of domains. Topics: distinctions, possibilities and probabilities, relevance, value of information and experimentation, relevance and decision diagrams, risk attitude. Prerequisites: high school algebra and basic spreadsheet skills.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-EngrAppSci, WAY-AQR, WAY-FR

MS&E 178: The Spirit of Entrepreneurship

Is there more to entrepreneurship than inventing the better mouse trap? This course uses the speakers from the Entrepreneurial Thought Leader seminar (MS&E472) to drive research and discussion about what makes an entrepreneur successful. Topics include venture financing, business models, and interpersonal dynamics in the startup environment. Students meet before and after MS&E 472 to prepare for and debrief after the sessions. Enrollment limited to 60 students. Application available at first class session.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit

MS&E 182B: Leading Organizational Change II

Project-based course for students who wish to explore focused intellectual topics or applied questions pertinent to leading organizational change. Work is done in groups of three to four students that are formed prior to the start of class. Prerequisite: At least one student in each group shall have completed MS&E 182A.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4

MS&E 184: Future of Work: Issues in Organizational Learning and Design

For over 100 years much of our economic activity was accomplished in bureaucratic organizations. Many theories of management and work design were developed for those settings. Today, economic activities are being reconfigured using new technologies such as online labor markets, crowdsourcing platforms, data, automation, and robotics. We will update and extend theories of management and work design, building from these original theories to explore how work and organizations are changing. Enrollment Limited. Prerequisite: 180.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4

MS&E 188: Organizing for Good

Grand challenges of our time will demand entirely new ways of thinking about when, how, and under what conditions organizations are "doing good" and what effects that has. Focus is on the role of organizations in society, the ways that organizations can "do good," the challenges organizations face in attempting to "do good", limitations to current ways of organizing, alternative ways to organize and lead organizations that are "good," and the role and responsibilities of individuals in organizations. Students will reflect on and refine their own values and purpose to identify ways in which they can ¿do good.¿ This course has been designated as a Cardinal Course by the Haas Center for Public Service.
Terms: Spr, Sum | Units: 4

MS&E 208A: Practical Training

MS&E students obtain employment in a relevant industrial or research activity to enhance professional experience, consistent with the degree program they are pursuing. Students submit a statement showing relevance to degree program along with offer letter to the Student Services Office before the start of the quarter, and a 2-3 page final report documenting the work done and relevance to degree program at the conclusion of the quarter. Students may take each course once. To receive a permission code to enroll, please submit this form: https://forms.gle/bFtMtwJMyaCJRhkf8 with statement and offer letter.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1
Instructors: Katila, R. (PI)
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