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Game Theory and Strategic Decisions (formerly Strategic Decision Making) (DECS-452-0)
1.00 Credit
TCE BidStats

Description:

This course counts toward the following majors: Decision Sciences, Managerial Analytics.

Decision makers face two types of uncertainty: uncertainty about the state of nature (how much oil is on a tract of land) and uncertainty about the strategic behavior of other decision makers (what pricing strategy a competitor will follow). This course focuses on strategic uncertainty and the uses decision makers can make of the concepts of game theory to guide their decisions. Topics include bargaining and arbitration, collusion and competition, joint cost allocation, market entry and product differentiation, and competitive bidding. Role-playing exercises and case analysis are used.

Prerequisites:
All Students: ( DECS-434-0 OR DECS-431-0 OR DECS-437-0 OR DECS-445-0 OR DECS-439-B )

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Academic Year Term   Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2013-2014 Winter 2014 DECS-452-0 Game Theory and Strategic Decisions (formerly Strategic Decision Making) 31 1 Kalai, Ehud Mon 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Chicago Wieboldt (109) N
2013-2014 Spring 2014 DECS-452-0 Game Theory and Strategic Decisions (formerly Strategic Decision Making) 31 1 Weber, Robert Thu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Chicago Wieboldt (247) N
2013-2014 Spring 2014 DECS-452-0 Game Theory and Strategic Decisions (formerly Strategic Decision Making) 61 1 Weber, Robert Tue/Fri 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (G05) N