Bio/Contact Research papers Teaching

Omar Besbes

Associate Professor
Decision, Risk & Operations
Columbia University, Graduate School of Business


Courses Taught

Columbia University, Graduate School of Business

  • Business Analytics (EMBA core): Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2019
  • Business Analytics (MBA core): Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016
  • Analytics for Competitive Advantage (MBA elective): Spring 2012, Fall 2012
  • Operations Management (MBA core): Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013
  • Seminar on Dynamic Optimization under Model Uncertainty (Ph.D. program): Spring 2011 (co-taught with V. Goyal)

University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School

  • Seminar on Revenue Management and Pricing (Ph.D. Program): Spring 2009
  • Introduction to Stochastic Processes (Ph.D. Program): Fall 2008
  • Operations Management: Quality and Productivity (MBA core): Spring 2008, Spring 2009


Cases

(all available through Columbia Caseworks)
  • Tahoe Healthcare Systems, with M. Broadie and G. van Ryzin.
    Used in the Business Analytics core MBA/EMBA classes at Columbia Business School.

  • Nomis Solutions (A&B), with R. Phillips and D. Chen.
    Used in the Business Analytics core MBA/EMBA classes at Columbia Business School.

  • Pandora Internet Radio, with M. Broadie and G. van Ryzin.
    Used in the Business Analytics core MBA/EMBA classes at Columbia Business School.

  • Emergency Department Congestion at Saintemarie University Hospital, with C. Chan.
    Used in the Operations Management core MBA classes at Columbia Business School.

  • Beleza Natural, with N. Fraiman, M. Olivares, M. Quinteros and G. Weintraub.
    Used in the Operations Management core MBA/EMBA classes at Columbia Business School.