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OPMT 1191 - Purchasing

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

This course is key to Supply Chain Management. It covers the purchasing role in implementing best value sources of goods and services as well as developing interlock with key stakeholders and decision makers. The student will learn and apply concepts in category management, strategic sourcing, competitive bidding, structured negotiations, supplier performance management, leadership and change management. The focus of the learning competencies is to increase the purchasing role contribution to bottom-line profitability and industry competitiveness.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$552.76

Fall 2021

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

CRN 48293

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 SW01 Rm. 2024

Instructor

Quang Tran

Course Outline

Cost

$552.76

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 30825

Thu Sep 09 - Thu Dec 09 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 09 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SE12 Rm. 309

Instructor

John-Paul Manianis

Course Outline

Cost

$552.76

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 and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 30824

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 2016

Instructor

John-Paul Manianis

Course Outline

Cost

$552.76

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

In Progress and Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the learner will have competencies in demonstrating the following core Purchasing related activities:

  • Support purchasing’s role in identifying best value sources of goods and services.
  • Source, evaluate, develop and sustain critical supply partners across the value chain.
  • Evaluate the "power" of buyers vs. suppliers.
  • Differentiate between competitive bidding methodologies, including legal implications of the procurement process.
  • Apply up-to-date best-practices in developing sourcing strategies.
  • Utilize a structured approach to drive leverage and negotiate with complex mega suppliers.
  • Employ a change management process to obtaining successful stakeholder buy-in.
  • Measure real and tangible results that contribute to shareholder value.

Effective as of Winter 2016

Related Programs

OPMT 1191 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. International Trade and Transportation Logistics
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  4. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate

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