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OPMT 1197 - Statistics for Business and Industry

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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 - $742.71 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2020

Below are eight offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 80365

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

$92.47

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Available for re-registration (course extension) only. 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@bcit.ca

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register via phone, mail or in person.

Registration Options

CRN 80366

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. Students may register at any time through the year and have 30 weeks in which to complete the course. 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.

CRN 12015

Mon Jan 06 - Mon Mar 09 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 09 Mon/Wed 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW03 Rm. 3615

Instructor

Illya Kochergin

Course Outline

Cost

$742.71

Notes

  1. PREREQUISITE: Basic algebraic skills to at least the Grade 11 level. Students who do not have this prerequisite should consider taking OPMT 0199. No class on Monday, February 17

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

In Progress

CRN 12013

Tue Jan 07 - Tue May 05 18 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - May 05 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 207

Instructor

Myra Andrews

Course Outline

Cost

$742.71

Notes

  1. PREREQUISITE: Basic algebraic skills to at least the Grade 11 level. Students who do not have this prerequisite should consider taking OPMT 0199.

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

In Progress

CRN 12018

Tue Jan 07 - Thu Mar 05 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 05 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 840

Instructor

Judy Li

Course Outline

Cost

$734.14

Notes

  1. PREREQUISITE: Basic algebraic skills to at least the Grade 11 level. Students who do not have this prerequisite should consider taking OPMT 0199.

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

In Progress

CRN 78485

Tue Jan 07 - Thu Mar 05 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 05 Tue/Thu 13:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 483

Instructor

Joe Ilsever

Course Outline

Cost

$734.14

Notes

  1. PREREQUISITE: Basic algebraic skills to at least the Grade 11 level. Students who do not have this prerequisite should consider taking OPMT 0199.

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

In Progress

CRN 12017

Thu Jan 09 - Thu Apr 02 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 02 Thu 17:45 - 22:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 2009

Instructor

Illya Kochergin

Course Outline

Cost

$742.71

Notes

  1. PREREQUISITE: Basic algebraic skills to at least the Grade 11 level. Students who do not have this prerequisite should consider taking OPMT 0199.

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

In Progress

CRN 86654

Sat Jan 11 - Sat Apr 11 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Apr 11 Sat 08:30 - 12:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2030

Instructor

Judy Li

Course Outline

Cost

$742.71

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

In Progress

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

  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. Marketing Management (Tourism Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  20. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  21. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  22. Operations Management (Quality Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  23. 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.

Winter 2020

Books for Winter 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.

PT

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Business Statistics + New Mystatlab W. Etext Access Card-Looseleaf
Author Donnelly
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2015
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-13385-228-8
Price $124.95
Choose One

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Cei Digital: Mystatlab W Etext For Levine Or Donnelly
Author Levine Or Donnelly
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-32192-146-8
Price $95.00
Choose One

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Cei Digital: Mystatlab W/O Etext For Statistics For Mgrs Using Excel
Author Levine
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-1-32377-676-6
Price $55.00
Optional

PT 78485

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Cei Digital: Essentials Of Business Statistics Wileyplus Ng
Author Black
Copyright 2020
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-1-11956-027-2
Price $54.95
Choose One

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Essentials Of Business Statistics With Wileyplus Ng, Llv
Author Black
Copyright 2020
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-11956-038-8
Price $93.50
Choose One

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.

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

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.

PT

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

PT 86654

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Cei Digital: Essentials Of Business Statistics Wileyplus Ng
Author Black
Copyright 2020
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-1-11956-027-2
Price $54.95
Choose One

Image not available
Essentials Of Business Statistics With Wileyplus Ng, Llv
Author Black
Copyright 2020
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-11956-038-8
Price $93.50
Choose One

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