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Tags : Logistical, logistics, Transportation Planning Methods
Description: The class will cover quantitative techniques of Operations Research with emphasis on applications in transportation systems analysis (urban, air, ocean, highway, pick-up and delivery systems) and in the planning and design of logistically oriented urban service systems (e.g., fire and police departments, emergency medical services, emergency repair services). It presents a unified study of functions of random variables, geometrical probability, multi-server queueing theory, spatial location theory, network analysis and graph theory, and relevant methods of simulation.
E-Training

How to do a Cash Flow Analysis
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Tags : accounting, cash flow, finance, training
Description: Cash is the gasoline that makes your business run. Cash flow can be defined as the way money moves into and out of your business; it is the difference between just being able to open a business and being able to stay in business. A cash flow analysis is a method of checking up on your firm’s financial health. It is the study of the movement of cash through your business, called a cash budget, to determine patterns of how you take in and pay out money. The goal is to maintain sufficient cash for firm operations from month to month.
Tags : production management, project management
Description: This 60 minute lecture by Prof. Arun Kanda of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, provides a thorough understanding of the project and production management. This is an excellent introductory course for individuals interested in learning more about project and production management.
E-Training
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Tags : Business English, Business English exercises, communication skills, Human Resources vocabulary, Vocabulary Exercises
Description: Most business schools require applicants to pass the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) to gain a place on an MBA course. The test is divided into three main parts: the Analytical Writing Assessment, the Quantitative section, and the Verbal section.
E-Training

Flexible working
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Tags : Business English, Business English exercises, communication skills, Human Resources vocabulary, Vocabulary Exercises
Description: In this test, we focus on the language of working conditions. In particular, we look at vocabulary that is used to talk about how the economic recession is affecting UK government policy on working practices.
E-Training

Global prosperity
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Tags : Business English, Business English exercises, business meeting, communication skills, Vocabulary Exercises, workplace communications
Description: Learn the vocabulary to compare countries on an international scale. Is Germany better than the UK? We look at the results of a recent international survey that claims to rank countries according to their prosperity.
E-Training

Mergers and acquisitions
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Tags : Business English, Business English exercises, communication skills, Strategic Management vocabulary, Vocabulary Exercises, workplace communications
Description: As with many business activities, people who work in M&A, or write about it, use a lot of specialized language — or jargon. We've created an exercise on some of the more common informal expressions used to talk about the battles to take over companies.
Tags : Business English, Business English exercises, business meeting, communication skills, Vocabulary Exercises, workplace communications
Description: Idioms are an important part of everyday English, and they’re here to stay. Newspapers use them all the time, particularly in headlines. Companies use them in their marketing blurbs, and native speakers will use them even for the simplest of things. Test your knowledge of idioms in this test.
E-Training

Communication idioms
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Tags : Business English, Business English exercises, business meeting, communication skills, Vocabulary Exercises, workplace communications
Description: Meetings can test your communication skills. In this test, we focus on idioms that are used to describe effective and ineffective communication.
E-Training

Stock market movements
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Tags : Business English, Business English exercises, business meeting, communication skills, Finance and Accounting vocabulary, Vocabulary Exercises, workplace communications
Description: In this exercise, we look at developments in the world's stock markets.