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Nicos Savva

Associate Professor of Management Science and Operations

PhD (Cambridge)

Dr Nicos Savva’s research interests are on healthcare operations and innovation. He teaches Data, Models and Decisions to full-time MBAs; Decisions and Risk Analysis to Executive MBAs; Advanced Modelling; and Healthcare Management. He is also the recipient of the 2008-09 Outstanding Core Course Teaching Award.

Dr Savva’s work has appeared in Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management and Nature Biotechnology. He is a senior editor of the journal Production and Operations Management and has acted as a consultant to hospitals, biotech companies, high-tech start-ups, retail firms and a hedge fund. He has also taught at The Wharton School and at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.

He holds a PhD in Management Science, an MPhil in Finance (Financial Engineering) and a BA in Physics, all from the University of Cambridge.


Signaling new product reliability with after-sales service contracts

Bakshi N; Kim SH; Savva N

Management Science


Opt-out options in new product co-development partnerships

Savva N; Scholtes S

Production and Operations Management


Physician workload and hospital reimbursement: Overworked physicians generate less revenue per patient

Powell A; Savin S; Savva N

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management

Codeines and coding

Powell A; Savin S; Savva N

Business Strategy Review


Healthcare: A Patient in Search of Cure

Savva N

Business Strategy Review


Irrevisible Investment with price ceilings in oligopolies

Savva N; Roques F A

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control


The Economics of Licensing Contracts

Mason R ; Savva N ; Scholtes S

Nature Biotechnology

Current Teaching

MBA Core:

C124 Data, Models & Decisions

Global Executive MBA:

CL07 Decision Models

Executive MBA Dubai:

CD26 Decision and Risk Analysis


E467 Advanced Modelling for Business Applications 

E487 Managing Healthcare