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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

$510.50 - $517.64 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2019

Below are 18 offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 86611

Sat Jan 05 - Sat Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 BBY SW03 Rm. 2745

Instructor

Nindy Khatkar

Course Outline

Cost

$517.64

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 86670

Sat Jan 05 - Sat Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 BBY SE12 Rm. 313

Instructor

Stu East

Course Outline

Cost

$517.64

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 83194

Mon Jan 07 - Mon Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 25 Online

Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course Outline

Cost

$517.64

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 85382

Mon Jan 07 - Mon Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 25 Online

Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course Outline

Cost

$517.64

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 86561

Mon Jan 07 - Mon Apr 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Feb 11 Mon BBY
Feb 18 - Apr 01 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE25 Rm. 116

Instructor

Andrew Payne

Course Outline

Cost

$517.64

Notes

  1. No class on February 18th

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 86612

Mon Jan 07 - Mon Apr 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 01 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE25 Rm. 117

Instructor

Tina Dhaliwal

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$517.64

Notes

  1. No class on Monday, February 18th.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 85380

Tue Jan 08 - Tue Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 26 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 320

Instructor

Tina Dhaliwal

Course Outline

Cost

$517.64

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 85381

Tue Jan 08 - Tue Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 26 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 207

Instructor

Andrew Payne

Course Outline

Cost

$510.50

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 18542

Wed Jan 09 - Wed Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 27 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE23 Rm. 105

Instructor

Tina Dhaliwal

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$517.64

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 86185

Wed Jan 09 - Wed Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 27 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 114

Instructor

Andrew Payne

Course Outline

Cost

$517.64

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 86487

Wed Jan 09 - Wed Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 27 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 474

Instructor

Hylton Ferreira

Course Outline

Cost

$510.50

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 12005

Thu Jan 10 - Thu Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 204

Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course Outline

Cost

$517.64

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 86184

Thu Jan 10 - Thu Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 462

Instructor

Hylton Ferreira

Course Outline

Cost

$510.50

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 86562

Thu Jan 10 - Thu Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE25 Rm. 115

Instructor

Andrew Payne

Course Outline

Cost

$517.64

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 72089

Fri Jan 11 - Fri Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 483

Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course Outline

Cost

$510.50

Notes

  1. .

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 86488

Fri Jan 11 - Fri Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 207

Instructor

Andrew Payne

Course Outline

Cost

$517.64

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 85632

Tue Jan 15 - Tue Apr 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 15 - Apr 02 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 460

Instructor

Hylton Ferreira

Course Outline

Cost

$510.50

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 85633

Thu Jan 17 - Thu Apr 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 17 - Apr 04 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 3150

Instructor

Moataz El-Menshawy

Course Outline

Cost

$517.64

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2019

Below are 14 offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 65264

Mon Apr 08 - Mon Jun 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jun 24 Online

Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course Outline

Cost

$517.64

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.

CRN 65266

Tue Apr 09 - Tue Jun 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 313

Instructor

Andrew Payne

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$517.64

One seat remaining as of Feb 22, 2019 10:09 am PST. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 65946

Tue Apr 09 - Tue Jun 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 302

Instructor

Darren Brant

Course Outline

Cost

$517.64

CRN 65942

Fri Apr 12 - Fri Jul 05 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jul 05 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 204

Instructor

Andrew Payne

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$517.64

Notes

  1. No class on Friday, April 19th

CRN 65943

Sat Apr 13 - Sat Jul 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - Jul 06 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 114

Instructor

Nindy Khatkar

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$517.64

Notes

  1. No class on Saturday April 20th

CRN 65950

Sat Apr 13 - Sat Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - Jun 29 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 BBY

Instructor

Robyn Edgar

Course Outline

Cost

$517.64

Notes

  1. No class on April 13th.

CRN 63483

Mon Apr 08 - Mon Jun 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jun 24 Online

Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course Outline

Cost

$517.64

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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 65945

Mon Apr 08 - Mon Jul 15 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jul 15 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2004

Instructor

Andrew Payne

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$517.64

Notes

  1. No class on April 22, May 20 and July 1st

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 65265

Tue Apr 09 - Tue Jun 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 462

Instructor

Hylton Ferreira

Course Outline

Cost

$510.50

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 63605

Wed Apr 10 - Wed Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2009

Instructor

Tina Dhaliwal

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$517.64

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 65944

Wed Apr 10 - Wed Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 476

Instructor

Hylton Ferreira

Course Outline

Cost

$510.50

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 27530

Thu Apr 11 - Thu Jun 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 27 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$517.64

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 65268

Thu Apr 11 - Thu Jun 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 27 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2745

Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course Outline

Cost

$517.64

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 56012

Fri Apr 12 - Fri Jul 05 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jul 05 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 483

Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course Outline

Cost

$510.50

Notes

  1. No class on Friday April 19th

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings 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.

Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 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 $94.95
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 $109.95
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 $109.95
Required

Image not available
Guide To Pmbok (6Th Edition)
Author Pmi
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-62825-184-5
Price $94.95
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.

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 $109.95
Required

Guide To Pmbok (6Th Edition)
Author Pmi
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-62825-184-5
Price $94.95
Optional

Spring/Summer 2019

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2019 offerings of this course.

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