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Project Management Essentials OPMT 1187

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

​This course teaches students a variety of skills including project definition, WBS, SOW, activity development, network diagrams, three-time estimate method to assess risk and schedule a project, resource levelling, time cost trade-offs and estimating, earned value, reporting and progress measurement during project, project termination and the role of project personnel. This course is based on the Project Management Institute (PMI)® Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and can be used as credit towards the BCIT Associate Certificate in Project Management www.bcit.ca/study/programs/5085acert. PMI® and PMBOK® are trademarks of PMI® This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$539.32 - $580.18 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are eight offerings of OPMT 1187 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 65943

Duration

Sat Apr 06 - Sat Jun 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 65943
  • Domestic fees $580.18
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 22 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 109
Instructor

Quang Tran

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$580.18

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
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 63483

Duration

Mon Apr 08 - Mon Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 63483
  • Domestic fees $539.32
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jun 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$539.32

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  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 asynchronous, and does not require 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. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
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 65264

Duration

Mon Apr 08 - Mon Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 65264
  • Domestic fees $539.32
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jun 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$539.32

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  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 asynchronous, and does not require 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. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
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 65949

Duration

Mon Apr 08 - Mon Jun 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 65949
  • Domestic fees $539.32
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jun 24 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Kathi Bridge

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$539.32

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. The course will be taught with a blend of asynchronous and synchronous formats. That means you will be learning much of the material in your own time, but will also be meeting together online with the other students and instructor. We will all meet 4 times in the online class during the course. The first two weeks for introductions and group assignments, week 6 for check in and week 11 for group presentations. Online classes will be Tuesdays from 7 pm to 9 pm. Online group work is also part of the curriculum, you will be expected to work with other students on a regular basis to submit the two required assignments. Weekly office hours with the instructor will be available to ask any questions you might have about the course work and assignments
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 65946

Duration

Tue Apr 09 - Tue Jun 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 65946
  • Domestic fees $580.18
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 402
Instructor

Darren Brant

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$580.18

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
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 65268

Duration

Thu Apr 11 - Thu Jun 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 65268
  • Domestic fees $580.18
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 27 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2016
Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$580.18

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
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 69341

Duration

Thu Apr 11 - Thu Jun 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 69341
  • Domestic fees $566.43
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 27 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 686
Instructor

Hylton Ferreira

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$566.43

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

In Progress

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

CRN 56012

Duration

Fri Apr 12 - Fri Jun 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 56012
  • Domestic fees $566.43
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Fri 17:30 - 20:30 Downtown DTC Rm. 483
Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$566.43

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

In Progress and Full

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

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe what a project is and project management practices, functions, phases, terminology and issues.
  • Understand project engineering economic analysis, screening and selections methods.
  • Define and apply a functional and matrix project organizational structure and work breakdown structure (WBS) to assign and define the work.
  • Define and apply risk, configuration management and top quality management techniques to better manage a technological project and problem solve.
  • Define and apply the Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), Critical Path Method (CPM) and Gantt Chart to schedule a project; statistical, parametric and learning curve methods to estimate activity duration and statistical methods to cope with uncertainty in a project schedule.
  • Define and apply project budgeting techniques and life cycle cost analyses.
  • Incorporate resources into the schedule: plan resource utilization, conduct resource leveling and resource limited scheduling and investigate project management software that accomplishes the above.
  • Control a project budget and schedule: examine effects of actual schedule performance, incorporate changes into the schedule, update the schedule and approaches to schedule control including time-cost trade-offs.
  • Measure the performance of a project: budget allocation, cumulative budget cost, actual and budgeted cost comparison; determining the value of the work performed using earned value and percent complete; cost performance analysis using cost-related measures, variances and performance indices; forecast costs based on project performance; examine cost control and investigate project management software that accomplishes the above

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2005

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