Optimization Techniques in MATLAB

This one-day course introduces applied optimization in the MATLAB environment, focusing on using Optimization Toolbox and Global Optimization Toolbox.  Topics include:

  • Running optimization problems in MATLAB
  • Specifying objective functions
  • Specifying constraints
  • Choosing solvers and algorithms
  • Evaluating results and improving performance
  • Using global optimization methods


MathWorks is registered with GARP as an Approved Provider of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. MathWorks has determined that this program qualifies for 7 GARP CPE credit hours. If you are a Certified FRM or ERP, please record this activity in your Credit Tracker at www.garp.org/cpe

Training Formats

Format Course Length Course Outline


Course is led by a MathWorks instructor in a focused classroom setting. Locations include MathWorks offices and public sites worldwide; classroom training can also take place at your facility

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Online instructor-led

Course is held online in real time by a MathWorks instructor and contains the same course content and materials used in the classroom setting

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MATLAB Fundamentals. Knowledge of linear algebra and multivariate calculus is helpful.