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Course details

This course is key to Supply Chain Management. It covers the purchasing role in implementing best value sources of goods and services as well as developing interlock with key stakeholders and decision makers. The student will learn and apply concepts in category management, strategic sourcing, competitive bidding, structured negotiations, supplier performance management, leadership and change management. The focus of the learning competencies is to increase the purchasing role contribution to bottom-line profitability and industry competitiveness.

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

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of OPMT 1191 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 30824

Duration

Mon Sep 12 - Mon Dec 05 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 30824
  • $526.32
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Dec 05 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

John Paul Manianis

Course outline

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Cost

$526.32

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 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. No class on Monday, October 10th
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.

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of OPMT 1191 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 87435

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Apr 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 87435
  • $516.18
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 03 N/A 17:30 - 20:30 Online
Instructor

John Paul Manianis

Course outline

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Cost

$516.18

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. You have registered for 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). 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. To log in, view your courses, set up notifications, and access the tools you need, please go directly to the Learning Hub at learn.bcit.ca/d2l/home. Your course will open either on or shortly before the start date. .
Status

CRN 79424

Duration

Thu Jan 12 - Thu Mar 30 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 79424
  • $554.93
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 30 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 206
Instructor

John Paul Manianis

Course outline

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Cost

$554.93

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 learner will have competencies in demonstrating the following core Purchasing related activities:

  • Support purchasing’s role in identifying best value sources of goods and services.
  • Source, evaluate, develop and sustain critical supply partners across the value chain.
  • Evaluate the "power" of buyers vs. suppliers.
  • Differentiate between competitive bidding methodologies, including legal implications of the procurement process.
  • Apply up-to-date best-practices in developing sourcing strategies.
  • Utilize a structured approach to drive leverage and negotiate with complex mega suppliers.
  • Employ a change management process to obtaining successful stakeholder buy-in.
  • Measure real and tangible results that contribute to shareholder value.

Effective as of Winter 2016

Related Programs

Purchasing (OPMT 1191) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. International Trade and Transportation Logistics
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  3. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  4. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Certificate Part-time

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