Certificate in Operations Research

MORS has partnered with Virginia Tech to offer this certificate.  All courses will be held at the Virginia Tech Research Center at 900 N. Glebe Road Arlington, VA .

The MORS Certificate in Operations Research Practice offers courses of instruction to hone the specialized skills necessary for success of the Military OR Analyst in a military/government environment or setting.

Course of Instruction Goal:  Ensure that the student has a practical understanding and means to deliver operational and meaningful information of detailed analysis conducted by the OR Analyst into actionable results.

Required Skills:
Reach/Read the Customers: Skill to establish a professional relationship, and communicate with analytics to customer to understand their problem set.

Develop/Define the Problem set: Skill to research and construct problem set in order to understand the analysis context and scope that will provide timely, useful results.

Functioning as a member/lead of a Team: Skill to participate with and lead an analytics project team.

Glean Information from Subject Matter Experts: Ability to plan and conduct individual interviews with experts to gain valid information and data needed for analysis.

Glean Information from Groups: Ability to plan and conduct group elicitation sessions with committees or other working groups to develop and assess alternatives, uncertainties, and value and risk preferences.

Communicating Results: Ability to explain the results and conclusions of the analytics process in both non-verbal and verbal delivery formats.

Conveying Worth: Talent to construct recommendations that are useful, executable, and have a solid impact, that are based in solid analytical methods and data.   

 

Fall 2017 Course Schedule (ALL courses must be completed in order to receive the certificate)

19-21 September

24-25 October

8 November

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Payment Options Instructions

If you need assistance registering please contact Ms. Tina Yan at tina.yan@mors.org.

 

Fees

  MORS Member  Non-Member
 MORS Sponsor  $2,200

 $2,300
 US Federal Government   $2,300  $2,400
All Others  $2,400  $2,500