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CARISMA - IIM Calcutta Workshop:Optimisation Methods and Financial Applications

Optimisation Methods and Business Application


23 - 24 March 2009, Introduction to Optimisation and its Applications: Linear & Integer Programming: Embedded DSS

25 - 26 March 2009, Stochastic Optimisation Techniques and Risk Analysis - Application in Finance

Venue: Financial Research and Trading Laboratory, IIM Calcutta

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This workshop series is specially designed to provide insight into the discipline of optimisation for a wide range of individuals such as OR professionals & financial quantitative analysts, risk analysts, consultants, DSS application developers, and academics. Everyone can benefit from a clear presentation of optimisation and how it is applied to solve business problems.

Who should Attend:

  • OR Professionals
    This workshop series will help you to get up-to-date on the latest methodologies and receive exposure to the wide range of technologies and software now available in the field of

  • Quantitative Analysts / Risk Analysts
    This workshop series gives you an overview of the wide range of the technologies available allowing you to define and conceptualise your business problem in terms of an optimisation problem.

  • Software Developers/IT
    This workshop series provides instruction on how to embed optimisation models intosoftware applications. It will also give you all the necessary information and techniques in order to understand optimisation modelling and data modelling integration.

  • Academics and Students
    Take advantage of our special academic prices to view optimisation from a business perspective, as well as receive hands-on experience with leading optimisation software.


Invited Speakers CARISMA Speakers
Ashok Banerjee
Ritesh Kumar

Gautam Mitra
Cormac Lucas
Leela Mitra
Christian Valente
Katharina Schwaiger


Registration Fee

No of Days
PhD Student        
Academic &
€105 €200 €295 €390
Industry €305 €650 €900 €1100