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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

$505.99 - $542.82 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below are 16 offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 30823

Tue Sep 07 - Tue Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 23 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 DTC DTC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$531.39

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

Cancelled

CRN 45586

Tue Sep 07 - Tue Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 23 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 114

Instructor

Darren Brant

Course Outline

Cost

$542.82

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 45503

Wed Sep 08 - Wed Nov 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 312

Instructor

Jocelan Blackwell

Course Outline

Cost

$542.82

Notes

  1. .
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 46075

Wed Sep 08 - Wed Nov 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$542.82

Notes

  1. .
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 46081

Wed Sep 08 - Wed Nov 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 DTC DTC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$531.39

Notes

  1. .
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 30822

Thu Sep 09 - Thu Dec 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 09 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 114

Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course Outline

Cost

$542.82

Notes

  1. No class on November 11
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 45039

Thu Sep 09 - Thu Dec 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 02 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC DTC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$531.39

Notes

  1. No class on October 11
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 37334

Fri Sep 10 - Fri Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Fri 17:30 - 20:30 DTC DTC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$531.39

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

Cancelled

CRN 46076

Fri Sep 10 - Fri Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$542.82

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

Cancelled

CRN 46079

Fri Sep 10 - Fri Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 112

Instructor

Stuart East

Course Outline

Cost

$542.82

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 42213

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Online

Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course Outline

Cost

$541.83

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 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. No class on October 11
  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 and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 44520

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Online

Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course Outline

Cost

$541.83

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. No class on October 11
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 45609

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Online

Instructor

Kathi Bridge

Course Outline

Cost

$505.99

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. No class on November 11.
  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 and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 46080

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$542.82

Notes

  1. No class on October 11
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 47106

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Online

Instructor

Adrienne Watt

Course Outline

Cost

$541.83

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. No class on October 11
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 48562

Sat Oct 16 - Wed Nov 10 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 16 - Nov 06 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 Other WHIST
Oct 20 - Nov 10 Wed 17:00 - 20:00 Other WHIST

Instructor

Kathi Bridge

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$531.39

Notes

  1. Location and dates: Saturdays Oct 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 9am-4pm @ Community Room, Whistler Public Library, 4329 Main St, Whistler, BC V8E 1B2. Wednesdays Oct 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 5-8pm @ Board Room, Whistler Chamber of Commerce, #201 - 4230 Gate Way Dr, Whistler, BC V8E. /// Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. /// Students must submit email address when registering. /// Students require access to a laptop to complete this course. /// Please contact Sonia Dhaliwal at Sonia_Dhaliwal116@bcit.ca if you have more questions.

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

In Progress

Winter 2022

Below are 12 offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 83194

Mon Jan 03 - Mon Mar 21 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 21 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$539.96

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Please note that the lecture component for this course is asynchronous, not requiring you to meet each and every week at a specific time, however, there will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. 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 of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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CRN 85382

Mon Jan 03 - Mon Mar 21 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 21 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$539.96

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Please note that the lecture component for this course is asynchronous, not requiring you to meet each and every week at a specific time, however, there will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. 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 of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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CRN 87403

Mon Jan 03 - Mon Mar 21 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 21 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$539.96

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Please note that the lecture component for this course is asynchronous, not requiring you to meet each and every week at a specific time, however, there will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. 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 of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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CRN 85380

Tue Jan 04 - Tue Mar 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 22 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 3190

Instructor

Jocelan Blackwell

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$542.82

Notes

  1. 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 of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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CRN 85381

Tue Jan 04 - Tue Mar 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 22 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 320

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$542.82

Notes

  1. 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 of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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CRN 18542

Wed Jan 05 - Wed Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$521.31

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This is not a self-paced course. 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 of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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CRN 86185

Wed Jan 05 - Wed Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY DTC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$542.82

Notes

  1. This is not a self-paced course. 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 of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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CRN 12005

Thu Jan 06 - Thu Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 24 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 204

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$542.82

Notes

  1. This is not a self-paced course. 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 of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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CRN 86184

Thu Jan 06 - Thu Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 24 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC DTC Rm. 689

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$531.39

Notes

  1. This is not a self-paced course. 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 of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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CRN 72089

Fri Jan 07 - Fri Mar 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 25 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC DTC Rm. 483

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$531.39

Notes

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CRN 86670

Sat Jan 08 - Sat Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 26 Sat 08:00 - 11:00 BBY SE12 Rm. 313

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$542.82

Notes

  1. This is not a self-paced course. 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 of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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CRN 85632

Tue Jan 11 - Tue Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 DTC DTC Rm. 688

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$531.39

Notes

  1. This is not a self-paced course. 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 of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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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

School of Health Sciences

  1. Advanced Safety Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate

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