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Driven by over 50 years of passion for Management Science, and delivering top-quality research, teaching and consultancy.
The Department of Management Science has one of the largest number of Operational Research and Systems teaching staff in the country, with an outstanding research and publishing record. With a worldwide reputation as an international centre of excellence, this department has a distinguished history of helping organisations solve real problems.
Originally founded as the Department of Operational Research in 1964, the first of its type in Europe, the department has grown and evolved, so that it now also covers Operations Management, Information Systems and Business Analytics. The Department takes the lead in the Centre for Marketing Analytics and Forecasting, the Centre for Productivity and Efficiency and the Centre for Transport and Logistics. It is also a key partner in the Data Science Institute and STOR-i Centre for Doctoral Training.
By harnessing the power of research and academic insight, we are leading the debate on a range of global issues. Read our latest article from Dr Monideepa Tarafdar, where she explores the dark side of ICT. Discover how we are engaging with organisations by visiting For Business.
This department delivers a range of undergraduate, Masters and PhD courses which will provide you with the logical, mathematical, project management, systems thinking, and information systems and technology skills that are much in demand.
Our undergraduate courses are perfect for those who have excelled at Mathematics or Statistics at school and are looking for challenging graduate careers.
Our flexible Masters programmes are designed for people who wish to work in areas such as business analytics, operational research and more.
Our PhD programme offers students the ideal opportunity to research in depth as a prelude to an academic or consulting career.
Working at the heart of research in management science and operational research (OR).
The Management Science department runs a series of research seminars with invited academics from universities across the world, as well as training courses, workshops and conferences.
Wednesday 30 May 2018, 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Wednesday 13 June 2018, 12:00am to Friday 15 June 2018, 12:00am
Tuesday 11 September 2018, 9:00am to Thursday 13 September 2018, 5:00am
Thursday 15 November 2018, 9:00am to Friday 16 November 2018, 5:00pm
In this piece for The Conversation, Professor Monideepa Tarafdar (Management Science) shares some tips on how we can stop social media from taking over our lives.
Academics from LEC and LUMS have recently showcased their respective research to parliamentarians, business leaders and fellow academics at high profile events in Parliament.
Dr Helena Wenninger, lecturer in Information Systems, offers her thoughts on the latest Facebook data controversy in this article on the Lancashire Post.
In this post we discuss the ethical issues behind using analytical techniques and how powerful these algorithms are.
Discover our 4-Year PhD studentships in Mathematical Models and Algorithms for Managing Airport Capacity.
A walk in a park could soon be an entirely different experience if National Parks act on urgent recommendations made in a report released today.