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Quality Management Fundamentals OPMT 1106

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

Quality impacts every aspect of the operations of a company, therefore managing processes and the quality of their outputs is an essential responsibility of any organization that wants to succeed in business and provide true customer satisfaction. This course introduces the basic concepts and tools of quality management systems for manufacturing and service industries. Students learn a general overview of quality management topics and process approach: basic concepts of quality control and quality assurance; quality systems and their impact in an organization to ensure consistency of product and/or service reliability and quality; process definition and control; problem solving; standards for quality management systems; inspection operations; lean tools introduction; and quality costs. Using real case studies via in-class exercises and assignments, students will have the opportunity for practical application of concepts.

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

Winter 2024

Below are two offerings of OPMT 1106 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 88292

Duration

Sat Jan 06 - Sat Mar 23 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 88292
  • Domestic fees $580.18
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 23 Sat 11:00 - 14:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 208
Instructor

Sandra Amador

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 11999

Duration

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Mar 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 11999
  • Domestic fees $539.32
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 26 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

David Muncaster

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$539.32

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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This is a synchronous online course and you will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. 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 if it is 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.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of OPMT 1106 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 66605

Duration

Sat Apr 06 - Sat Jun 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 66605
  • Domestic fees $539.32
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 29 Sat 11:00 - 14:00 Online
Instructor

Sandra Amador

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$539.32

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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This is a synchronous online course and you will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. 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 if it is a condensed course starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date. No class on Saturday May 18th
Status

Full

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

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Define quality for products/services in terms of customer and supplier needs.
  • Describe the basic concepts within Quality Management Systems, including the ISO 9000 series standards.
  • Engage in the planning and work elements for a typical Quality Management system.
  • Differentiate between different inspection types.
  • Articulate the four types of quality costs and their trends.
  • Explain the principles of Total Quality Management (TQM) and its implementation.
  • Competently utilize the various QA tools used to measure, analyze, and improve service and production quality.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2020

Related Programs

Quality Management Fundamentals (OPMT 1106) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Lean Business Improvement
    Statement of Completion Part-time
  2. Lean Six Sigma Principles
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Operations Management (Facilities Management Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  4. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  5. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  6. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  7. Quality and Process Management
    Certificate Part-time
  8. Six Sigma Business Improvement
    Statement of Completion Part-time

School of Health Sciences

  1. Food Safety
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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