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Reviews basic mathematics applicable to business and industry. Topics include consumer and commercial credit, simple and compound interest, financial instruments and discounting, annuities, mortgages, loans, sinking funds, leases, depreciation methods, capitalized costs, cash flow analysis, NPV and IRR. Emphasis is on maximum use of pre-programmed calculator and practical applications from the field of Financial Management.
Algebraic skills to at least the Grade 11 level with a minimum 68% final mark. Students who do not have these skills should consider taking OPMT 0199 Math for Business or OPMT 0198 Business Math Assessment Test. Alternatively, students can take OPMT1199 Business Math and Algebra which includes review of algebra and tutorials. This course is designed to support understanding and development of basic skills and is equivalent to OPMT1110 and OPMT0199 combined.
$581.20 - $616.33 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.
A textbook and a course manual must be purchased at: BCIT Bookstore or online at: www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/ Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1.
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Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
Departmental approval needed
Departmental Approval Needed - Students who need more time to complete OPMT 1110 will re-register in this section and have 24 additional weeks in which to complete their course. Please contact Ruth MacKay Ruth_Mackay@bcit.ca
This section is part of the Business Fundamentals (BFUN) Program (www.bcit.ca/study/programs/7985acert). As this is the case, the course will be taught in a way that accommodates the needs of English Language Learners. Please direct any inquiries to the Program Assistant, Sarah Chanway, at email@example.com.
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Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Identify the problem (e.g., to choose the most economical equipment).
Formulate the problem elements into mathematical relationships and models.
Use appropriate technology to assist in problem solving.
Manipulate the relationship and models to provide a solution to the problem.
Approximate the solution.
Validate the solution.
Apply concepts of proportion and percent to business areas such as markup, discounts, budget allocation.
Utilize standard functions and graphical techniques to analyze relationships between quantities such as cost, revenue, production volume and profit.
Apply the concept of the time value of money.
Calculate interest, present and future values using simple interest.
Calculate interest, present and future values using compound interest.
Analyze interest rates by finding equivalent and effective rates.
Calculate payments, present and future values for annuities in budgeting and asset evaluation and for mortgages.
Calculate and compare interest on various forms of debt or investments.
Create and use amortization tables for various debt instruments.
Evaluate investment decisions using methods of payback and discounted cash flow such as net present value and internal rate of return.
Effective as of Fall 2005
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