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Precalculus for Management OPMT 5700

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Provides the mathematical knowledge required to move into the more advanced business math courses, especially Calculus for Management. Topics include linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, polynomials, rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, sequences and series. Applications to economics and finance are used.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Diploma of Technology in Business.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$724.53 - $740.27 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of OPMT 5700 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 66692

Duration

Mon Aug 15 - Fri Aug 26 (2 weeks)

  • 2 weeks
  • CRN 66692
  • $724.53
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Aug 15 - Aug 25 Mon - Fri 10:00 - 15:30 Online
Aug 15 - Aug 26 N/A N/A Online
Aug 26 Fri 10:30 - 13:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Cost

$724.53

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This course is reserved for students accepted or conditionally accepted into the BBA Degree Program. For approval, please email bba@bcit.ca with your name and student ID. This is an intensive course, and students should be prepared to learn 1.5 week’s worth of content per day. Due to the intense nature of this course's delivery, students are expected to be present for all classes. Any unexcused absences beyond half a day may result in a failing grade. Please see the course outline for more specific attendance policy details.
Status

Cancelled

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

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of OPMT 5700 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 32085

Duration

Mon Sep 05 - Mon Dec 12 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 32085
  • $740.27
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Dec 12 Mon 18:00 - 19:30 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2010
Sep 05 - Dec 12 Mon N/A Online
Instructor

Sam Choo

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$740.27

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This course is restricted to students accepted or conditionally accepted into the BBA Degree Program. For registration approval, please email bba@bcit.ca with your name and student ID. This is a hybrid course. Lecture content will be provided asynchronously throughout the week, and in-person labs will be held Monday evenings at the Burnaby campus. Class the weeks of September 5 and October 10 will be completely asynchronous due to holidays.
Status

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Perform the order of operations (BEDMAS).
  • Do calculations involving fractions, inequalities and negative numbers.
  • Graph linear equations.
  • Solve systems of equations.
  • Perform supply/demand analysis.
  • Solve quadratic equations using the formula or factoring.
  • Graph quadratic functions.
  • Solve quadratic inequalities.
  • Determine equilibrium price and quantity given a pair of quadratic demand and supply functions.
  • Perform Revenue/Cost/profit analysis such as graphing the functions, maximizing the total revenue or profit or finding the break-even level of output.
  • Graph exponential and logarithmic functions.
  • Use the exponential function to model growth.
  • Use logarithms to solve equations or find unknown parameters in simple models.
  • Calculate percent changes, inflation, and compound interest.
  • Sum up geometric series, calculate net present values, internal rates of return and compare investment projects.
  • Perform basic matrix operations such as transposition, addition, subtraction, scalar multiplication and matrix multiplication.

Effective as of Fall 2019

Related Programs

Precalculus for Management (OPMT 5700) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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

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