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The DecisionTools Suite is the complete risk and decision analysis toolkit for Microsoft Excel. The Suite includes @RISK, which may be run by itself or in conjunction with the other analytical tools.

The DecisionTools Suite is used at over 400 academic institutions around the world by more than 60,000 MBA students.

For those in academia we offer three affordable and flexible licensing options: Student Versions, Course Licenses and Full Academic Versions.

DecisionTools Suite Student Version

Available at over 90% off retail price, the DecisionTools Suite Student Version is for full-time and part-time students. Student Versions have watermarks on graphs, but are fully functional with no model size or functional limits. They expire twelve months after installation, and may not be upgraded. Support is available via email only.

DecisionTools Suite Course License

The DecisionTools Suite Course License provides volume discounts for professors and instructors who want to use DecisionTools as part of their curriculum. Course Licenses are an economical and trouble-free solution. With a Course License you can install DecisionTools in a computer lab, on individual machines, or on a secure server for students to download to their computers. Each Course License comes with a network installer for client-server lab use, as well as a stand-alone installer for individual computers. The software is fully functional with no model size limitations and is available for twelve month licenses, renewable annually to ensure the latest version. Support is available through the instructor or IT administrator only.

DecisionTools Suite Full Academic Version

Available at a substantial discount off retail price, the DecisionTools Suite Full Academic Version is perfect for professors and instructors of accredited academic institutions. It has no model size or functional limitations. Technical support and upgrades are included.

Support for Textbook and Academic Software

If you are using DecisionTools Suite software bundled with a textbook from Cengage Learning, see below.

Textbooks using Palisade Software

Many textbooks come bundled with Palisade software.

Academic Case Studies

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