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Project Management Essentials OPMT 1187

Operations Management Part-time Studies 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

$505.99 - $554.93 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below are four offerings of OPMT 1187 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 65949

Duration

Mon Apr 04 - Mon Jul 04 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 65949
  • $505.99
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jul 04 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Daniel Anvari

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$505.99

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. No class Apr 18 and May 23 This 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 coming together regularly to review class material with the instructor. 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.
Status

Cancelled

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

CRN 56012

Duration

Fri Apr 08 - Fri Jul 08 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 56012
  • $531.39
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jul 08 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 483
Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course outline

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Cost

$531.39

Important information
  1. No class on April 15
Status

In Progress

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

CRN 65942

Duration

Fri Apr 08 - Fri Jul 08 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 65942
  • $542.82
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jul 08 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

View

Cost

$542.82

Important information
  1. No class on July 8
Status

Cancelled

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

CRN 65943

Duration

Sat Apr 09 - Sat Jul 09 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 65943
  • $542.82
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Apr 23 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 114
Apr 30 - Jul 09 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 109
Instructor

Stuart East

Course outline

View

Cost

$542.82

Important information
  1. No class on April 16th and May 21st.
Status

In Progress and Full

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

Fall 2022

Below are seven offerings of OPMT 1187 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 44520

Duration

Mon Sep 05 - Mon Nov 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 44520
  • $552.74
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Nov 21 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$552.74

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Important Information: 1. Internet delivery asynchronous course format. This is an asynchronous course that will be held entirely online, but not requiring you to meet each and every week at a specific time. Please check the registration page for any specific dates and times that you will need to be available (i.e midterm and final exams). 2. Learning formats include: online asynchronous, online synchronous, hybrid/blended, and in-class. Please read the information at this link to understand the differences between learning online versus in a real physical classroom. www.bcit.ca/distance/distance-course-formats/ 3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. Students must submit an email address when registering. To be successful in our online course, 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) discussions is required.
Status

CRN 45609

Duration

Mon Sep 05 - Mon Nov 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 45609
  • $516.18
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Nov 21 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 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 coming together regularly to review class material with the instructor. 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. Learning formats include: online asynchronous, online synchronous, hybrid/blended, and in-class. Please read the information at this link to understand the differences between learning online versus in a real physical classroom. www.bcit.ca/distance/distance-course-formats/
Status

CRN 45503

Duration

Wed Sep 07 - Wed Nov 23 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 45503
  • $554.93
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 23 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 312
Instructor

Jocelan Blackwell

Course outline

View

Cost

$554.93

Important information
  1. .
Status

CRN 37334

Duration

Fri Sep 09 - Fri Dec 02 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 37334
  • $542.07
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 02 Fri 17:30 - 20:30 Downtown DTC Rm. 483
Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course outline

View

Cost

$542.07

Important information
  1. No class on Friday , November 11
Status

CRN 46076

Duration

Sat Sep 10 - Sat Nov 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 46076
  • $516.18
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 Online
Instructor

Klaudia Budniak

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$516.18

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. No class on November 11 Important Information: 1. Internet delivery synchronous course format. This is a synchronous course that will be held entirely online. You will be required to log in to the course each week at a specific time. Please check the registration page for the specific dates and times. 2. Learning formats include: online asynchronous, online synchronous, hybrid/blended, and in-class. Please read the information at this link to understand the differences between learning online versus in a real physical classroom. www.bcit.ca/distance/distance-course-formats/ 3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information
Status

CRN 46079

Duration

Sat Sep 10 - Sat Nov 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 46079
  • $554.93
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 112
Instructor

Stuart East

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$554.93

Important information
  1. No class on November 11
Status

CRN 42213

Duration

Mon Sep 05 - Mon Nov 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 42213
  • $552.74
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Nov 21 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$552.74

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. Important Information: 1. Internet delivery asynchronous course format. This is an asynchronous course that will be held entirely online, but not requiring you to meet each and every week at a specific time. Please check the registration page for any specific dates and times that you will need to be available (i.e midterm and final exams). 2. Learning formats include: online asynchronous, online synchronous, hybrid/blended, and in-class. Please read the information at this link to understand the differences between learning online versus in a real physical classroom. www.bcit.ca/distance/distance-course-formats/ 3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. Students must submit an email address when registering. To be successful in our online course, 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) discussions is required.
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

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