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OPMT 1187 - Project Management Essentials

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

​This course teaches students a variety of skills including project definition, WBS, SOW, activity development, network diagrams, three-time estimate method to assess risk and schedule a project, resource levelling, time cost trade-offs and estimating, earned value, reporting and progress measurement during project, project termination and the role of project personnel. This course is based on the Project Management Institute (PMI)® Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and can be used as credit towards the BCIT Associate Certificate in Project Management https://www.bcit.ca/study/programs/5085acert. PMI® and PMBOK® are trademarks of PMI®

Credits

3.0

Cost

$501.13 - $508.27 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2018

Below are eight offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 44520

Mon Sep 10 - Mon Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Online

Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course Outline

Cost

$508.27

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Internet delivery format. Students must submit an email address when registering. To be successful in our online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) discussions is required.

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

Full

CRN 30823

Tue Sep 11 - Tue Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 689

Instructor

Hylton Ferreira

Course Outline

Cost

$501.13

Notes

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

Full

CRN 41494

Wed Sep 12 - Wed Nov 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 205

Instructor

Tina Dhaliwal

Course Outline

Cost

$508.27

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

Full

CRN 45503

Wed Sep 12 - Wed Nov 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 206

Instructor

Andrew Payne

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$508.27

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

Full

CRN 30822

Thu Sep 13 - Thu Nov 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 207

Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course Outline

Cost

$508.27

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

Full

CRN 45039

Thu Sep 13 - Thu Nov 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 689

Instructor

Hylton Ferreira

Course Outline

Cost

$501.13

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

Full

CRN 45057

Thu Sep 13 - Thu Nov 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 209

Instructor

Moataz El-Menshawy

Course Outline

Cost

$508.27

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

Full

CRN 37334

Fri Sep 14 - Fri Nov 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 30 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 483

Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course Outline

Cost

$501.13

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

Full

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe what a project is and project management practices, functions, phases, terminology and issues.
  • Understand project engineering economic analysis, screening and selections methods.
  • Define and apply a functional and matrix project organizational structure and work breakdown structure (WBS) to assign and define the work.
  • Define and apply risk, configuration management and top quality management techniques to better manage a technological project and problem solve.
  • Define and apply the Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), Critical Path Method (CPM) and Gantt Chart to schedule a project; statistical, parametric and learning curve methods to estimate activity duration and statistical methods to cope with uncertainty in a project schedule.
  • Define and apply project budgeting techniques and life cycle cost analyses.
  • Incorporate resources into the schedule: plan resource utilization, conduct resource leveling and resource limited scheduling and investigate project management software that accomplishes the above.
  • Control a project budget and schedule: examine effects of actual schedule performance, incorporate changes into the schedule, update the schedule and approaches to schedule control including time-cost trade-offs.
  • Measure the performance of a project: budget allocation, cumulative budget cost, actual and budgeted cost comparison; determining the value of the work performed using earned value and percent complete; cost performance analysis using cost-related measures, variances and performance indices; forecast costs based on project performance; examine cost control and investigate project management software that accomplishes the above

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2005

Related Programs

OPMT 1187 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Advanced Business Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate
  2. Advanced Human Resource Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Business Administration
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  4. Business Administration (General Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  5. Business Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  6. Fire Executive Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   BCIT/Industry Partnership Certificate
  7. Operations Management (Facilities Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  8. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  9. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  10. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  11. Operations Management (Quality Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  12. Project Management
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  13. Small Business Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Statement of Completion

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Fall 2018

Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

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Guide To Pmbok (6Th Edition)
Author Pmi
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-62825-184-5
Price $109.95
Required

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Intro To Project Mgmt, 6Th Ed, W.Brief Guide To Ms Project 2016
Author Schwalbe
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-54470-189-9
Price $117.95
Required

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Image not available
Intro To Project Mgmt, 6Th Ed, W.Brief Guide To Ms Project 2016
Author Schwalbe
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-54470-189-9
Price $117.95
Required

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Guide To Pmbok (6Th Edition)
Author Pmi
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-62825-184-5
Price $109.95
Optional

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Image not available
Guide To Pmbok (6Th Edition)
Author Pmi
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-62825-184-5
Price $109.95
Required

Image not available
Intro To Project Mgmt, 6Th Ed, W.Brief Guide To Ms Project 2016
Author Schwalbe
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-54470-189-9
Price $117.95
Required

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