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OPMT 5701 - Calculus for Management

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Introduces calculus course to business students. Topics reviewed are integration, differentiation and applications of calculus to business problems. The students apply calculus through problem sets to gain skills in the various techniques.


Acceptance into the Bachelor of Business Administration program.





Spring/Summer 2015

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2015 term.

CRN 57192

Tue Apr 28 - Thu Jun 18 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 28 - Jun 18 Tue/Thu 18:00 - 21:20 BBY SE6 Rm. 230


Kevin Wainwright

Course Outline





  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Course registration restricted to students registered in the Bachelor of Business Administration Program. For class information or registration, please call the Degree Programs Administrator at 604-412-7486. Please note that this class is a pre-requisite for ECON 6500.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Appreciate the basics of limits and continuity.
  • Conceptualize the notion of maxima and minima as captured by derivation techniques.
  • Appreciate the application of Calculus to the social sciences and business.
  • Use these ideas in further courses.

Related Programs

OPMT 5701 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Business Administration
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Business Administration

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Spring/Summer 2015

Books for Spring/Summer 2015 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Mathematics for Economics and Business with MyMathLab Global Access Card
Author Ian Jacques
Publisher Pearson Education Limited
Copyright 2013
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-27378-849-2
Price $105.95


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