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Warehouse Management 1 OPMT 1175

Operations Management Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

Students will gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of managing a warehouse and distribution system. The course introduces the concepts, processes, and applications for the effective management and control of distribution channels, warehousing, and transportation systems. This includes topics such as channel network design, distribution inventory management and materials handling functions such as receiving, put-away, restocking, order picking, and cycle counting. At the end of the course, students will explore future and emerging trends impacting warehousing.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$549.66 - $590.52 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are two offerings of OPMT 1175 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 69438

Duration

Mon Apr 08 - Mon Jul 08 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 69438
  • Domestic fees $590.52
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Apr 22 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 103
Apr 29 - Jul 08 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 104
Instructor

Mark Bukata

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$590.52

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. No class on Monday May 20 and Monday July 1
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.

CRN 66862

Duration

Tue Apr 09 - Tue Jun 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 66862
  • Domestic fees $549.66
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Mark Bukata

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$549.66

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 3.12 times the domestic tuition. 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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2024

Below are two offerings of OPMT 1175 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 47062

Duration

Tue Sep 10 - Tue Nov 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 47062
  • Domestic fees $560.85
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Mark Bukata

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$560.85

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. 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

Sneak Preview

This section is only available for registration starting Wed May 22, 2024 at 9:00 am (PDT)

CRN 50533

Duration

Wed Sep 11 - Wed Nov 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 50533
  • Domestic fees $560.85
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$560.85

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. 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

Sneak Preview

This section is only available for registration starting Wed May 22, 2024 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the role of the warehouse or distribution centre in the Supply Chain
  • Explain product flow and information flow throughout the supply chain
  • Describe the value the Warehouse/Distribution centre provides
  • Examine warehouse functions
  • Describe how customer expectations impact the requirement for different warehousing and channel designs
  • Strategically determine the optimal location of a distribution centre
  • Classify inventory
  • Explain inventory management
  • Determine when to order inventory
  • Calculate the amount of inventory required
  • Differentiate between an MRP, reorder point and a DRP logic
  • Use DRP logic to complete a DRP grid
  • Construct a Bill Of Distribution from an example, in order to complete DRP Grids.
  • Describe the automatic technology used in the warehouse
  • Describe the use of a WMS in planning warehouse activities
  • Describe appropriate techniques for storing and handling inventory within the warehouse
  • Describe appropriate techniques for picking and preparing inventory for shipping or production
  • Describe the role of KPIs in measuring success in a warehouse
  • Describe how KPIs are used in a warehouse
  • Compare and contrast the various modes of transportation
  • Explain transportation management and how it affects other business functions
  • Describe the value of blockchain to supply chains. ​

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2022

Related Programs

Warehouse Management 1 (OPMT 1175) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

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 (Materials Management Option)
    Certificate Part-time

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