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OPMT 1197 - Statistics for Business and Industry

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. Spring and Summer PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.

Course Details

​Includes descriptive statistics, including numerical and graphical presentation of data, measures of central tendency, dispersion and elementary probabilities. Introduction to several discrete and continuous probability distributions. Introduction to inferential statistics through selected topics such as sampling, confidence limits of the mean, hypotheses testing, simple linear regression and the chi-squared test for independence.

Prerequisite(s)

Basic algebraic skills to at least the Grade 11 level. Students who do not have these skills should consider taking OPMT 0199. This course is deemed equivalent to OPMT 1130, OPMT 1121 and OPMT 1208.

Credits

4.5

Cost

$727.12 - $744.74 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2020

Below are five offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 62309

Start any time

This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 24 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.

Instructor

Chris Kellman

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$94.14

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Students who need more time to complete OPMT 1197 will re-register in this section and have 24 additional weeks in which to complete their course. Please contact Ruth MacKay at Ruth_Mackay@bcit.ca

CRN 61696

Start any time

This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 30 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.

Instructor

Chris Kellman

Course Outline

Cost

$727.12

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. A textbook must be purchased at: BCIT Bookstore or online at: www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance/ Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1

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

Full

CRN 60448

Thu May 07 - Thu Aug 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 07 - Aug 13 Thu 13:30 - 17:20 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Germain Tanoh

Course Outline

Cost

$742.71

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Please join the waitlist to be considered for approval. This section requires department approval. For approval, please contact the Program Assistant, Sarah Chanway at schanway@bcit.ca. Please include your BCIT student ID number and a brief explanation of why you wish to register.

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

In Progress

CRN 66105

Tue Jun 30 - Thu Aug 20 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 30 - Aug 20 Tue/Thu 13:00 - 16:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Simin Sadat Chavoshi Jolfaee

Course Outline

Cost

$742.71

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 67020

Mon Jul 27 - Fri Aug 28 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 27 - Aug 28 Mon/Wed/Fri 18:00 - 22:00 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Judy Li

Course Outline

Cost

$742.71

Notes

  1. No class on Monday, August 3rd

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

In Progress

Fall 2020

Below are four offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 31393

Tue Sep 08 - Thu Nov 05 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 05 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Trevor Jones

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$744.74

Notes

  1. The course will be taught using the Texas Instrument BA II Plus calculator

1 seat remaining as of Aug 13, 2020 10:52 pm (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 46260

Sat Sep 12 - Sat Nov 28 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Sat 08:30 - 13:00 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Judy Li

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$744.74

CRN 37495

Mon Sep 14 - Wed Nov 18 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Nov 18 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Illya Kochergin

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$744.74

Notes

  1. The course will be taught using the Texas Instrument BA II Plus calculator No class on Monday, Oct 12 or Wed Nov 11

1 seat remaining as of Aug 13, 2020 10:52 pm (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 46262

Fri Sep 11 - Fri Dec 11 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Dec 11 Fri 17:00 - 21:00 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

Ken Eng

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$734.74

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 this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss the value of statistical information in a variety of business disciplines and work environments.
  • Assess statistical information portrayed in the media, work and educational environments.
  • Organize and analyze quantitative data.
  • Calculate descriptive statistics measures such as the mean, weighted mean, median, mode, standard deviation, coefficient of variation and variance.
  • Use graphical techniques to present data in such a manner that it is understood by and meaningful to colleagues and clients.
  • Analyze data presented in frequency distributions, histograms and boxplots.
  • Apply the common rules of probability to evaluate business alternatives.
  • Analyze and calculate probabilities for Binomial, Poisson, Uniform and Exponential probability distributions.
  • Calculate expected values and standard deviations for random variables.
  • Construct and interpret a confidence interval estimate for a single population mean using both the standard normal and t distributions.
  • Establish and interpret a confidence interval estimate for a single population proportion.
  • Determine the required sample size for estimating a single population mean or proportion.
  • Carry out an appropriate hypothesis test on a single population mean or proportion.
  • Interpret the p-value of the test statistic.
  • Carry out a hypothesis test comparing two population means or proportions.
  • Construct a contingency table and perform a chi squared test of independence.
  • Analyze simple two-variable problems using linear regression and correlation.
  • Interpret the results of a computer generated regression model and ANOVA table.

Effective as of Winter 2020

Related Programs

OPMT 1197 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Part-time   Diploma
  2. Advanced Business Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate
  3. Advanced Human Resource Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  4. Advanced Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. Business Administration
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  6. Business Administration (General Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  7. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  8. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  9. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  10. Business Administration (Marketing Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  11. Business Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  12. Finance
    Part-time   Diploma
  13. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  14. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  15. Financial Planning
    Part-time   Diploma
  16. Fire Executive Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   BCIT/Industry Partnership Certificate
  17. International Trade and Transportation Logistics
    Part-time   Certificate
  18. Lean Six Sigma Principles
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  19. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  20. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  21. Quality and Process Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  22. Six Sigma Business Improvement
    Part-time   Statement of Completion

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2020

Books for Spring/Summer 2020 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.

Business Statistics (Nov 2018)
Author Opmt: Johnson
Binding Paperback
Price $29.95
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.

Business Statistics (Nov 2018)
Author Opmt: Johnson
Binding Paperback
Price $29.95
Required

Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

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.

Business Statistics (Nov 2018)
Author Opmt: Johnson
Binding Paperback
Price $29.95
Required

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