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Project Management Essentials OPMT 1187

Operations Management Course

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®

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$516.18 - $554.93 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are nine offerings of OPMT 1187 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 86670

Duration

Sat Jan 07 - Sat Mar 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 86670
  • $554.93
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 25 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 313
Instructor

Stuart East

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$554.93

Status

CRN 18542

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Mar 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 18542
  • $516.18
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Kathi Bridge

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$516.18

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This is not a self-paced course. 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

CRN 85380

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Mar 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 85380
  • $554.93
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 3190
Instructor

Jocelan Blackwell

Course outline

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Cost

$554.93

Status

CRN 85381

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Mar 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 85381
  • $554.93
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 401
Instructor

Darren Brant

Course outline

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Cost

$554.93

Status

CRN 12005

Duration

Thu Jan 12 - Thu Mar 30 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 12005
  • $554.93
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 30 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 204
Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course outline

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Cost

$554.93

Status

CRN 86184

Duration

Thu Jan 12 - Thu Mar 30 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 86184
  • $542.07
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 30 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 689
Instructor

Hylton Ferreira

Course outline

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Cost

$542.07

Status

CRN 83194

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Mon Mar 20 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 83194
  • $516.18
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 20 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$516.18

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 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. 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

Full

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

CRN 85382

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Mon Mar 20 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 85382
  • $516.18
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 20 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course outline

View

Cost

$516.18

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 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. 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

Full

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

CRN 86562

Duration

Sat Jan 07 - Sat Mar 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 86562
  • $516.18
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 25 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 Online
Instructor

Klaudia Budniak

Course outline

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Cost

$516.18

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.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings 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

Related Programs

Project Management Essentials (OPMT 1187) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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  2. Advanced Human Resource Management
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  5. Music Business
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  6. Operations Management (Facilities Management Option)
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  7. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  8. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  9. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  10. Project Management
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  11. Quality and Process Management
    Certificate Part-time
  12. Small Business Management
    Statement of Completion Part-time

School of Health Sciences

  1. Advanced Safety Management
    Certificate Part-time

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