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Business Process Improvement OPMT 2298

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Continuous improvement is an organized approach to identifying opportunities for improvement that can help an organization meet its goals for increasing profits, reducing costs, and accelerating innovation. The approach is also used to enhance the quality of a product or service, and to improve safety. This course presents to Business Operations Management students & Project Management students basics of continuous process improvement via PDCA methodology. PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) is a systematic approach to an ongoing review of workflows and outcomes to identify ways to improve them both. An emphasis will be placed on team problem solving approaches and the development of teamwork skills. This course provides an ideal foundation for students aspiring to pursue further education in continuous improvement via Lean, Kaizen or Six Sigma.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$505.95 - $544.70 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below are four offerings of OPMT 2298 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 66122

Duration

Tue Apr 05 - Tue Jun 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 66122
  • $532.79
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 05 - Jun 21 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 311
Instructor

David Pepin

Course outline

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Cost

$532.79

Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 67500

Duration

Tue Apr 05 - Tue Jun 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 67500
  • $532.79
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 05 - Jun 21 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

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Cost

$532.79

Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 68094

Duration

Thu Apr 07 - Thu Jun 23 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 68094
  • $532.79
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 07 - Jun 23 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Sarb Verma

Course outline

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Cost

$532.79

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course will be held entirely online, however this is a synchronous course which requires you to be online on the posted days and times shown on your myBCIT schedule.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 67501

Duration

Mon Apr 11 - Mon Jul 11 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 67501
  • $532.79
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jul 11 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2010
Instructor

Luis Lopez

Course outline

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Cost

$532.79

Important information
  1. No class on April 18 and May 23
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2022

Below are three offerings of OPMT 2298 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 48119

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Tue Nov 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 48119
  • $544.70
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 22 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW05 Rm. 2875
Instructor

Arda Akoglu

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$544.70

Status

CRN 48354

Duration

Thu Sep 08 - Thu Dec 01 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 48354
  • $531.97
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 01 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Sarb Verma

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$531.97

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Important Information: 1. Internet delivery synchronous course format. This is a synchronous course that will be held entirely online. You will be required to log in to the course each week at a specific time. Please check the registration page for the specific dates and times. 2. Learning formats include: online asynchronous, online synchronous, hybrid/blended, and in-class. Please read the information at this link to understand the differences between learning online versus in a real physical classroom. www.bcit.ca/distance/distance-course-formats/ 3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
Status

CRN 48120

Duration

Mon Sep 12 - Mon Nov 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 48120
  • $505.95
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

David Pepin

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$505.95

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important Information: 1. Internet delivery asynchronous course format. This is an asynchronous course that will be held entirely online, but not requiring you to meet each and every week at a specific time. Please check the registration page for any specific dates and times that you will need to be available (i.e midterm and final exams). 2. Learning formats include: online asynchronous, online synchronous, hybrid/blended, and in-class. Please read the information at this link to understand the differences between learning online versus in a real physical classroom. www.bcit.ca/distance/distance-course-formats/ 3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
Status

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe, at a basic level, continuous improvement as an operations strategy.
  • Apply systematic problem-solving models to improve processes in an industrial setting.
  • Identify conditions that indicate opportunities for improvement exists.
  • Apply appropriate techniques to gather data.
  • Apply analysis and creative techniques to synthesize alternatives.
  • Evaluate alternatives and develop feasible solutions.
  • Identify strategies to implement, improve and maintain change.
  • Apply (at a beginning level) appropriate teamwork skills to work within project teams.
  • Describe the use of teams in process improvement activities.  

Effective as of Fall 2017

Related Programs

Business Process Improvement (OPMT 2298) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Business Administration (General Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  2. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  3. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  4. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  5. Project Management
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  6. Quality and Process Management
    Certificate Part-time

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