120120 Management Decision-making and System Theory
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Faculty:  School of Business Administration
Degree:  Master
Specialty: Management Decision-making and System Theory
Minimum Total Credits:  27
Minimum Compulsory Course Credits:  17 
Minimum Optional Course Credits:  10
Objectives
The program aims to cultivate specialists of management and consultancy who are equipped with solid theoretical foundation of Management, certain specialized knowledge and professional skills of systematic and complex science, mathematics, computer applications and behavioral decision. Students are required to be able to put theory into practice and have strong innovative abilities. Graduates are expected to be competent to engage in management, consulting or research jobs in national management departments at all levels, consultation corporations, business enterprises, financial institutions and scientific research institutions.
Years of Study
Three years
Major Research Fields
1. Study of Industry and System Complexity
2. Information and Knowledge System Engineering
3. Decision Making of Banking and Finance
Cultivation Mode
Advisory system is applied in the program. Students are required to draw up a working plan in the first two weeks after registration and complete all the required credits in the third semester. Students are bound to participate in the stage assessment according to Master Degree Candidate Medium-Term Screening Method of South China University of Technology and complete social practices in the third semester.
Dissertation
Students should draw up a thesis working plan and prepare thesis proposals in the fourth semester. In the thesis proposal, at least 30 pieces of citation in Chinese and foreign languages have to be covered, no less than 15 pieces have to be in English. Before applying for the thesis defense, students are required to have published at least one research paper in journals listed in “Chinese Core Journal Important Items Guide Book”, “CHINESE S&T JOURNAL CITATION REPORTS”, CSSCI, or in international conferences with South China University of Technology signed as the first unit, the student signed as the first author, or the supervisor signed as the first author whereas the student the second (papers published in supplementary issues of the above journals are not accepted). On the completion of theses, thesis defense will be arranged according to Rules for the Implementation of Graduation Degrees of South China University of Technology and Regulations of the Applications for Thesis Defense of South China University of Technology.
Curriculum
Compulsory Courses
Course Code
Course Title
Credit
S0001001
Theory and Practice of Scientific Socialism
1
S0001002
Introduction to Dialectics of Nature
2
S0002011
First Foreign Language
(Essential English)
3
S0202022
Research Methodology
1
S0202053
Operations Research(I)
2
S1201006
Management (Ⅱ)
2
S1201059
Applied Statistical Analysis
2
S1202019
Economics (Ⅱ)
4
Optional Courses
S0001005
Selected Readings of Classics of Law
2
S0002014
Cross-Culture Communication
2
S0003001
Applied Statistics Theory and Method
2
S0003002
The Partial Differential Equations and the Finite Element Method
2
S0003003
Methods of Mathematical Physics
4
S0003004
Numerical Analysis (Basis of Science and Engineering Computation)
2
S0003005
Mathematical Modeling and Mathematical Experiment
2
S0003006
Fuzzy Math
3
S0003007
Matrix Analysis
2
S0003010
Methods of Optimization
2
S0003011
Applied Modern Algebra
2
S0003012
Random Process
2
S0004021
Career Planning and Quality Cultivation
2
S0004022
Opera Masterpieces
2
S0004034
Scientific Writing and Submission Guidance
1
S1201001
Financial Decision-Making
2
S1201008
Financial Engineering and Management
2
S1201009
Decision-Making and Gaming
2
S1201061
Complex System Simulation
2
S1201062
Introduction to Complex Networks
2
S1201063
Software Process and Software Business
2
S1201064
Object-Oriented Systems Analysis and Design
2
S1201066
Knowledge System Engineering
2
S1201067
Fuzzy Decision-Making
2
S1201068
Investment Portfolio and Risk Management
2
S1201069
Behavioral Decision-Making
2
S1201078
Data Warehouse and Data Mining(III)
2
S1201087
Financial Time Series Analysis
3
S1201088
Theory of Industrial Organization
2
S1201089
Analysis and Design of E-Commerce System
2
S1201090
Principles of Risk Measurement and Methods of Risk Management
2
S1202022
Management Information System
2