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Precalculus for Management OPMT 5700

Operations Management Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

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

Domestic fees

$769.22

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of OPMT 5700 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 46333

Duration

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Apr 16 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 46333
  • Domestic fees $769.22
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 16 Tue 18:00 - 19:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$769.22

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. 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 Tuesday evenings at the Burnaby campus.
Status

Cancelled

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

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of OPMT 5700 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 63813

Duration

Tue Jun 18 - Tue Jul 30 (7 weeks)

  • 7 weeks
  • CRN 63813
  • Domestic fees $769.22
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 18 - Jul 30 N/A N/A Online
Jul 27 Sat 13:00 - 16:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 207
Instructor

Leslie Major

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$769.22

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Enrollment is restricted to students accepted or conditionally accepted into the BBA Degree program in the School of Business & Media. For registration approval, please email bba@bcit.ca with your name and student ID. This online course follows a weekly schedule with posted due dates for assignments and exams. However, lecture content is asynchronous with no weekly face-to-face meetings with the instructor. The final exam will be held at the Burnaby campus on August 3.
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.

Effective as of Fall 2023

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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