Materials Management Option Part-time Certificate 690dmcert

BCIT Materials Management

This program provides working adults with the training and education necessary to pursue a career in materials management. The program is of interest to anyone involved in materials management, buying, or related professions. Others benefiting from this program include: production and inventory control professionals who want to increase their knowledge of the field; newcomers to the profession who want to acquire a solid foundation on which to build a career; and those choosing careers in purchasing, accounting, production supervision, traffic or warehousing. This certificate includes the APICS certification review courses.
BCIT MATERIALS MANAGEMENT
BCIT Credential: BCIT Certificate
Program Length: Course by course, Part-time
Program Start: September, January, April
Location: Burnaby Campus, Downtown Vancouver
Number of Courses: 15 courses, 46 credits
Total Tuition/Cost: Pay Course-by-Course

Program Entry

Program declaration

To determine if the courses you intend to take will be applied towards a credential you must declare your program. This ensures that BCIT is aware of your intent to complete the program as it is currently outlined.

Program declaration enables you to declare a program of study and outline the courses you plan to complete to meet the program requirements. Program declaration also provides the opportunity to apply for transfer credit. Upon approval, a confirmation letter will be mailed to you outlining your program of study.

To declare your program, please submit the Part-time Program Declaration form [PDF]. This form is also available at Student Information and Enrolment Services. Please allow approximately six to eight weeks for processing.

Scheduled intakes

January, April and September

Application processing

Ongoing throughout the year.

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

Program matrix

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1. Required Courses: Credits
  APIC 1172 Master Planning of Resources 3.0
  APIC 1173 Detailed Scheduling and Planning 3.0
  APIC 1174 Execution and Control of Operations 3.0
  COMM 2203 Business and Technical Reports 3.0
  OPMT 1175 Warehouse Management 1 3.0
  OPMT 1191 Purchasing 3.0
  OPMT 1193 Facility Planning and Design 3.0
  OPMT 1198 Operations Management Fundamentals 3.0
  OPMT 2275 Warehouse Management 2 3.0
  OPMT 2298 Business Process Improvement 3.0
  TDMT 1409 Canada Customs and NAFTA 4.0
 
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 3.0 credits from the following: Credits
  APIC 1171 Basics of Supply Chain Management 3.0
  OPMT 1192 Inventory Planning and Control 3.0
 
4. Complete 3.0 credits from the following: Credits
  OPMT 1106 Quality Assurance Fundamentals 3.0
  OPMT 1187 Project Management Essentials 3.0
 
5. Complete 3.0 credits from the following list of electives: Credits
  APIC 1175 Strategic Management of Resources 3.0
  APIC 1191 Supply Chain Professional Certification (CSCP) 3.5
  BSYS 2051 Business Data Analytics with MS Excel 2013 3.0
  BSYS 2061 Business Data Management with MS Access 2013 3.0
  BSYS 4051 Business Operations Modelling with Excel 3.5
  BSYS 4061 Advanced Business Operations Systems in Access 3.5
  FMGT 1152 Accounting for the Manager 3.0
  HRMG 2805 Workplace Health & Safety 3.0
  OPMT 1110 Business Mathematics 4.0
  OPMT 4699 Enterprise Performance Management 3.0
 
Total Credits: 46.0

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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

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

Graduate employment outcomes

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Apply for graduation

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, complete an Application for BCIT Credential [PDF] and submit 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

Julia Dreyer,
Program Assistant
604-432-8611

Ron Wlock, Part-time Studies Coordinator
604-432-8991

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