Jyväskylä, Finland

Risk, Performance and Decision Analysis

when 12 August 2019 - 16 August 2019
language English
duration 1 week
credits 4 EC

This course unit covers risk, performance and decision modelling and analysis, including risk modelling and assessment, both single and multiple criteria decision modelling and analysis. Emphasis will be placed on the integrated applications of these methods and tools to performance and decision analysis. The aim is to familiarise students with the applications of decision modelling and performance analysis methodologies.

Course leader

Lecturer: Prof. Jian-Bo Yang (University of Manchester, Alliance Manchester Business School, UK)
Coordinators: Dr. Babooshka Shavazipour and Mr. Pouya Aghaei Pour (University of Jyväskylä)

Target group

Jyväskylä Summer School offers courses to advanced Master's students, graduate students, and post-docs from the field of Mathematics and Science and Information Technology.

Prerequisites: Basics in statistics and probability theory. Course is aimed at Master/PhD levels.

Course aim

Learning outcomes: At the end of the course unit students should be familiar with concepts, methods and tools for risk assessment, decision tree analysis, and multiple criteria decision analysis, which they can apply to support decision making and deal with performance assessment and decision analysis problems. They should also be able to use appropriate software tools such as Excel and IDS Multicriteria Assessor.

Fee info

EUR 0: Participation in the Summer School courses is free of charge, but students are responsible for covering their own meals, accommodation and travel costs as well as possible visa costs.


Jyväskylä Summer School is not able to grant Summer School students financial support.