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OPMT 1175 - Warehouse Management 1

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

Provides a basic understanding of the major factors in managing a warehouse and distribution system. Introduces the concepts and applications for the effective management and control of distribution channel, warehouse, and transportation management functions and processes. Includes channel network design, distribution inventory management, warehousing, materials handling functions, and transportation management.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$552.76

Winter 2022

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 89548

Tue Jan 04 - Tue Mar 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 22 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online

Instructor

Mark Bukata

Course Outline

Cost

$552.76

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. No class on Monday, February 21. This is not a self paced course. 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 my.bcit.ca account prior to your course start date.

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

In Progress

CRN 89547

Wed Jan 05 - Wed Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online

Instructor

Mark Bukata

Course Outline

Cost

$552.76

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This is not a self-paced course. 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 my.bcit.ca account prior to your course start date.

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

In Progress

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Define the concept and functions of operations management in the manufacturing and distribution environment.
  • Describe the principles and objectives of managing distribution and logistics.
  • Identify the steps required to build successful supply chains that optimize organizational resources and satisfy the customer.
  • Appraise the role of inventory management in the organization including: classes of inventory, purpose and function of inventory, basic ordering techniques, lot size rules, order point concepts, the role of safety stock, and managing inventory performance.
  • Evaluate the use of Material Requirements Planning (MRP) logic to manage supply chain replenishment.
  • Critique warehouse functions including: identifying types of warehouses, developing warehouse strategies, warehouse management process, trends in modern warehousing, and designing the warehouse network.
  • Identify appropriate packaging and material handling including: the receiving process, material handling equipment, packaging design, warehouse automation, and warehouse management systems.
  • Evaluate modes of transportation to optimize business needs including: types of transportation, the transportation process, issues confronting transportation, and the use of logistics service providers.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2014

Related Programs

OPMT 1175 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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

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