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OPMT 1187 - Project Management Essentials

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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

$496.18 - $531.31 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are 16 offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 63483

Mon Apr 05 - Mon Jun 21 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 05 - Jun 21 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course Outline

Cost

$496.18

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. No class on Monday, May 24th 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.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 65264

Mon Apr 05 - Mon Jun 21 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 05 - Jun 21 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course Outline

Cost

$496.18

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. No class on Monday, May 24th
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 65265

Tue Apr 06 - Tue Jun 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 22 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Hylton Ferreira

Course Outline

Cost

$521.31

Notes

  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 67370

Tue Apr 06 - Tue Jun 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 22 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Klaudia Budniak

Course Outline

Cost

$531.31

Notes

  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 63605

Wed Apr 07 - Wed Jun 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 07 - Jun 23 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Darren Brant

Course Outline

Cost

$531.31

Notes

  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 65944

Wed Apr 07 - Wed Jun 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 07 - Jun 23 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$521.31

Notes

  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 66660

Wed Apr 07 - Wed Jun 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 07 - Jun 23 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Kathi Bridge

Course Outline

Cost

$521.31

Notes

  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 65267

Thu Apr 08 - Thu Jun 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jun 24 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$521.31

Notes

  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 65268

Thu Apr 08 - Thu Jun 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jun 24 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course Outline

Cost

$531.31

Notes

  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 56012

Fri Apr 09 - Fri Jun 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$521.31

Notes

  1. There is no class on Friday, April 10th.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 65942

Fri Apr 09 - Fri Jun 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$531.31

Notes

  1. No class May 24th
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 65943

Sat Apr 10 - Sat Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Stuart East

Course Outline

Cost

$531.31

Notes

  1. No class on April 11 and May 16
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 27530

Thu Apr 15 - Thu Jul 08 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 15 - Jul 08 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$531.31

Notes

  1. No class on Thursday July 1st
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 66801

Sat Apr 17 - Sat Jun 26 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 17 - Jun 26 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$521.31

Notes

  1. This course will be delivered online due to COVID-19 precautions. To be successful, plan to spend 7 to 10 hours each week on your studies. The course is interactive and participation is required weekly. Weekly contributions to online discussions is required. 2. Whistler Residents please contact sonia_dhaliwal116@bcit.ca to register.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 67450

Tue Apr 27 - Thu Jun 03 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 27 - Jun 03 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

Unknown

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 67451

Tue Apr 27 - Thu Jun 03 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 27 - Jun 03 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$496.18

Notes

  1. This is an online course , you will be sent further information after March 22nd.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

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 + Media

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

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