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Operations Management Fundamentals OPMT 1198

Operations Management Course

Course details

Educates the student on the importance of managing operations across all industries by presenting the fundamentals in productivity improvement based on a systematic, scientific problem solving methods. Includes economic feasibility, recording techniques, assembly and analysis of data, critical examination, the development and selection of alternative solutions. Case materials explore applications to manufacturing, warehouse, office, materials management and general management. Students uncomfortable with basic algebra applications are encouraged to take OPMT 0199 prior to the course.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$510.91 - $549.66 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are seven offerings of OPMT 1198 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 86509

Duration

Thu Jan 05 - Thu Mar 23 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 86509
  • $536.80
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Downtown DTC Rm. 470
Instructor

Quang Tran

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Cost

$536.80

Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 73031

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Mar 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 73031
  • $510.91
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 27 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Mark Bukata

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Cost

$510.91

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Please note that the lecture component for this course is asynchronous, not requiring you to meet each and every week at a specific time, however, there will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 87377

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Apr 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 87377
  • $510.91
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 03 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Remi Trepanier

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Cost

$510.91

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. No class on Monday, February 20 Welcome to BCIT School of Business + Media. Please be advised of the following information about your Part-time Studies course. You have registered for a course that 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. In this course, you will be using an online teaching tool called the Learning Hub, also known as D2L or Brightspace. The Learning Hub is where your instructor will share information, resources, assignments, deadlines and this is where you will submit your work, and communicate with both your instructor and classmates. Ensure that you are able to log in before your course starts.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 87378

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Apr 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 87378
  • $549.66
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 03 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 203
Instructor

Jason DeRoche

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Cost

$549.66

Important information
  1. No class on February 20th.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 12019

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Mar 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 12019
  • $549.66
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 204
Instructor

Michael Lachocki

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Cost

$549.66

Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 87434

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Mar 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 87434
  • $510.91
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Quang Tran

Course outline

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Cost

$510.91

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. You have registered for a course that 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. In this course, you will be using an online teaching tool called the Learning Hub, also known as D2L or Brightspace. The Learning Hub is where your instructor will share information, resources, assignments, deadlines and this is where you will submit your work, and communicate with both your instructor and classmates. Ensure that you are able to log in before your course starts. To log in, view your courses, set up notifications, and access the tools you need, please go directly to the Learning Hub at learn.bcit.ca/d2l/home. Access to this course will be available either on or shortly before the start date.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 86449

Duration

Wed Jan 11 - Wed Mar 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 86449
  • $549.66
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 N/A 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 202
Jan 18 - Mar 29 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 206
Instructor

Stuart East

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Cost

$549.66

Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe the operations function and the nature of the operations manager’s job.
  • Describe the primary ways business organizations compete.
  • Define the term productivity and explain its importance to organizations.
  • Explain key issues in product and service design.
  • Explain the importance of capacity planning.
  • Describe basic processing operations.
  • Describe basic layout types.
  • Explain the importance of work design and methods analysis.
  • Describe some of the major factors that affect location decisions.
  • Explain why product / service quality is important.
  • Describe TQM.
  • Demonstrate the problem solving process and the use of the seven quality tools.
  • Explain the need to manage the supply chain.
  • Discuss the objectives of inventory management.
  • Articulate the requirements for effective inventory management.
  • Describe MRP/ERP/JIT and their application.

Effective as of Winter 2017

Related Programs

Operations Management Fundamentals (OPMT 1198) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Advanced Business Management
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Business Administration
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Business Administration (General Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  4. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  5. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  6. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  7. Business Management
    Certificate Part-time
  8. Global Business Studies
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  9. Graphic Communications Technology Management
    Diploma Full-time
  10. International Trade and Transportation Logistics
    Certificate Part-time
  11. Operations Management (Facilities Management Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  12. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  13. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  14. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  15. Quality and Process Management
    Certificate Part-time

School of Health Sciences

  1. Food Safety
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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