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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

$491.40 - $506.29 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2018

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

CRN 83194

Mon Jan 08 - Mon Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 26 Online

Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course Outline

Cost

$506.29

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 85380

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 27 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2745

Instructor

Hylton Ferreira

Course Outline

Cost

$506.29

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

In Progress

CRN 85381

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 27 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 481

Instructor

Moataz El-Menshawy

Course Outline

Cost

$500.58

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

In Progress

CRN 18542

Wed Jan 10 - Wed Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 07 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 239
Mar 14 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 209
Mar 21 - Mar 28 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 239

Instructor

Tina Dhaliwal

Course Outline

Cost

$506.29

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

In Progress

CRN 12005

Thu Jan 11 - Thu Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 206

Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course Outline

Cost

$506.29

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 12 - Fri Apr 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Apr 06 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 483

Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course Outline

Cost

$491.40

Notes

  1. No class on Friday March 30th (Good Friday)

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

Thu Jan 18 - Thu Apr 05 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 18 - Apr 05 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 483

Instructor

Hylton Ferreira

Course Outline

Cost

$491.40

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 18 - Thu Apr 05 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 18 - Apr 05 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2620

Instructor

Moataz El-Menshawy

Course Outline

Cost

$506.29

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 2018

Below are nine offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 63483

Mon Apr 09 - Mon Jun 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Online

Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$506.29

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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 65264

Mon Apr 09 - Mon Jun 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Online

Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$506.29

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 65265

Tue Apr 10 - Tue Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 483

Instructor

Hylton Ferreira

Course Outline

Cost

$491.40

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 65266

Tue Apr 10 - Tue Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2010

Instructor

Moataz El-Menshawy

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$506.29

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 63605

Wed Apr 11 - Wed Jun 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 27 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2009

Instructor

Tina Dhaliwal

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$506.29

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 27530

Thu Apr 12 - Thu Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2030

Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course Outline

Cost

$506.29

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 65267

Thu Apr 12 - Thu Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 483

Instructor

Hylton Ferreira

Course Outline

Cost

$491.40

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 65268

Thu Apr 12 - Thu Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2745

Instructor

Moataz El-Menshawy

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$506.29

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

CRN 56012

Fri Apr 13 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - Jun 29 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 483

Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course Outline

Cost

$500.58

Notes

  1. .

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

Sneak Preview

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 2018

Books for Winter 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.

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)–Sixth Edition
Author Project Management Institute
Publisher Project Management Institute
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-62825-184-5
Price $109.95
Required

An Introduction to Project Management, Sixth Edition
Author Kathy Schwalbe
Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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.

Revised An Introduction to Project Management, Fifth Edition: With a Brief Guide to Microsoft Project Professional 2016
Author Kathy Schwalbe
Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Copyright 2015
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-53300-078-1
Price $0.00
Required

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)–Fifth Edition
Author Project Management Institute
Publisher Project Management Institute
Copyright 2013
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-93558-967-9
Price $71.50
Optional

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)–Sixth Edition
Author Project Management Institute
Publisher Project Management Institute
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.

An Introduction to Project Management, Sixth Edition
Author Kathy Schwalbe
Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-54470-189-9
Price $117.95
Required

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)–Sixth Edition
Author Project Management Institute
Publisher Project Management Institute
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-62825-184-5
Price $109.95
Optional

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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