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Management Engineering Option Part-time Certificate 690bmcert

Management Engineering

This unique program is designed to give you the tools to succeed in management engineering in industries whose results might not be quantifiable, like health care, education, and justice services.

Through a series of courses developed and taught by industry professionals, you’ll gain the essential foundation in a variety of abilities like workplace safety, purchasing, project management, and more to help you advance your career in effective management of business operations.

And with part-time study available in the classroom and online, you can study course by course and complete this program at your own pace and around your own schedule.

About the program

  • Part-time certificate program
  • Flexible schedule that meets your own needs and pace
  • Approximately 3 – 5 years to completion
Learn more about how BCIT gives you the practical know-how you need in the Program Details.

Who should complete the Industrial Engineering Certificate?

This program could be right for you if:
  • You’re looking to advance your career within the operations of an organization
  • You need professional development for a new or current role
  • You have a background in engineering and are seeking education that will help you get a job
If any of these sound like you, enroll today at the Program Entry page to begin your training!

What grads can do

By earning your certificate in management engineering at BCIT, you’ll be gaining the skills, knowledge and confidence you can apply immediately to your career. You’ll be prepared for successful operations management in virtually any industry including non-profits, big and small organizations, health care, resources, education, travel, media and more.

Learn more about the opportunities awaiting you on the Graduating and Jobs page.

Program Entry

About Part-time Studies

Take a single course, or work towards a credential — all at a pace that's right for you.

Part-time courses are offered in a variety of scheduling formats, including at night or on weekends, flexible day time delivery, or you can opt for distance or online learning. If you meet the prerequisites and there's space available, you can register for a course immediately. Courses are offered in each of three terms: Fall (September), Winter (January) and Spring/Summer (April).

To apply to a Part-time Studies program and earn your credential, you simply need to complete a Part-time Program Declaration Request. Applications are processed throughout the year.

To be successful in BCIT's fast paced applied learning environment, it is strongly recommended that students have English proficiency in all four language skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Two years of education in English in an English-speaking country and English 12 are strongly recommended for success. For information on English equivalencies, testing and upgrading options, visit:

Application processing

Ongoing throughout the year.

Program declaration

Effective January 7th, 2016, program declaration requests must be completed online. A declaration fee will be assessed at the time of the request. BCIT will no longer accept paper program declaration requests starting January 7th, 2016. Students who submitted paper declaration requests prior to January 7th, 2016 are not required to pay the fee.

Declaring your Part-time Studies program ensures that BCIT is aware of your intent to complete a program as it is currently outlined. BCIT continuously reviews programs and implements changes based on industry and market trends. Program declaration guarantees that credit for courses which are a part of your program will be honoured despite program requirement changes.

Program declaration also provides the opportunity to apply for transfer credit.

It is not necessary to declare prior to registering in most Part-time Studies courses. It is a good idea to complete one or two courses before submitting your program declaration. Check your program's entry page for specific requirements.

Upon approval, a program plan will be sent to you confirming your program of study.

Declare Now

Please allow approximately 8 weeks for processing.

Scheduled intakes

Ongoing Part-time Studies intakes: January, April and September.

Costs & Supplies

Tuition fees

Please see the Part-time Studies Fees page for information on tuition fees and refunds.

Financial assistance

Financial assistance may be available for this program. For more information, please contact Student Financial Aid and Awards.

Courses

Every course in the Management Engineering Certificate program is developed and taught by working professionals to ensure you get the most current, useful skills and training available. By experiencing a wide range of topics like accounting for the manager, purchasing, operations management, and workplace health and safety, you’ll be building a foundation of skills you can rely on for your career success.

Program matrix

Check current availability of courses for this program.

1. Required Courses: Credits
  BSYS 2051 Business Data Analytics with MS Excel 2016 3.0
  COMM 2203 Business and Technical Reports 3.0
  FMGT 1152 Accounting for the Manager 3.0
  HRMG 2805 Workplace Health & Safety 3.0
  OPMT 1106 Quality Assurance Fundamentals 3.0
  OPMT 1110 Business Mathematics 4.0
  OPMT 1187 Project Management Essentials 3.0
  OPMT 1191 Purchasing 3.0
  OPMT 1197 Statistics for Business and Industry 4.5
  OPMT 1198 Operations Management Fundamentals 3.0
  OPMT 2298 Business Process Improvement 3.0
  OPMT 4699 Enterprise Performance Management 3.0
 
2. Complete a minimum of 3.0 credits from the following: Credits
  BUSA 1305 Supervisory Skills 3.0
  BUSA 2005 Principles of Management 4.0
 
3. Complete 6.0 credits from the following list of electives: Credits
  OPMT 1105 Engineering Economics 3.0
  OPMT 1107 Quality Management for Service Industries 3.0
  OPMT 1116 Vendor Quality Management 3.0
  OPMT 1193 Facility Planning and Design 3.0
  OPMT 3306 Quality Management Systems 3.0
  ORGB 1105 Organizational Behaviour 4.0
 
Total Credits: 47.5

Check current availability of courses for this program.

Transfer credit

Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.

Program Details

This specialized program is designed to give you today’s most current techniques and skills for a thorough foundation in management engineering, especially in the service industries like health care and education. And regardless of whether you hope to work in the field or if you already hold a position in operations, earning your certificate can give you the professional development you need to enhance your performance and career.

Program location

Burnaby Campus
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, BC

Downtown Campus
555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC

Many courses are also offered through distance and online learning.

Graduating & Jobs

Your training at BCIT gives you a unique addition to your resume along with the knowledge and confidence to perform in a variety of operations roles. Whether you’re starting a new career or developing additional skills to advance your career into management, you’ll be prepared to accelerate your future.

Some job opportunities include:
  • Site Manager
  • Engineering Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Building Manager
  • Project Engineer

Apply for graduation

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, complete an Application for BCIT Credential [PDF] and submit it to Student Information and Enrolment Services.

Allow approximately six to eight weeks for processing.

All financial obligations to the Institute must be met prior to issuance of any credential.

Contact Us

Ruth MacKay
Part-time Studies Program Assistant - Operations Management
604-412-7417 | Ruth_MacKay@bcit.ca

Ron Wlock
Part-time Studies Coordinator - Operations Management
604-432-8991 | Ron_Wlock@bcit.ca

Contact a Part-time Studies Program Advisor with the BCIT program name in the subject line if you have a question about:
  • Course selection and program planning
  • Declaring your program
  • Making changes to your approved program plan
  • Applying for transfer credit and advanced placement
  • Laddering options
  • Job placement and graduate outcomes
  • Student life

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