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OPMT 1197 - Statistics for Business and Industry

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Presents a comprehensive study of elementary statistical methods as applied to objective decision-making in business and industry. You will be required to purchase a textbook and a pre-programmed statistical calculator. (Do not buy calculator until first class meeting).

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

$711.43 - $726.88 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2018

Below are four offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 40419

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

$93.75

Notes

  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This section is for students who are current OPMT 1197 online students only. Students needing to extend their online time limit will register into this section and be given an additional 24 weeks to complete their course. Departmental approval is needed. Please contact Ruth MacKay with details at ruth_mackay@bcit.ca.

CRN 39501

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

$711.43

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Start any time this Fall. You have 30 weeks from the date you register to complete this course. Note: Students may register at any time through the year and have 30 weeks in which to complete the course. A textbook and a course manual 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 37495

Mon Sep 10 - Wed Nov 14 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 14 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2005

Instructor

Illya Kochergin

Course Outline

Cost

$713.41

Notes

  1. No class on Monday October 12th or Monday November 12th The course will be taught using the Texas Instrument BA II Plus calculator

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

In Progress

CRN 31393

Tue Sep 11 - Thu Nov 08 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 08 Tue/Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SE06 Rm. 205

Instructor

Trevor Jones

Course Outline

Cost

$713.41

Notes

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

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

In Progress

Winter 2019

Below are five offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 12015

Mon Jan 07 - Mon Mar 11 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 11 Mon/Wed 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW01 Rm. 2010

Instructor

Illya Kochergin

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$726.88

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 18th

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 12013

Tue Jan 08 - Tue May 07 18 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - May 07 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 207

Instructor

Myra Andrews

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$726.88

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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 12018

Tue Jan 08 - Thu Mar 07 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 07 Tue/Thu 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 483

Instructor

Ronald MacKinnon

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$719.74

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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 78485

Tue Jan 08 - Thu Mar 07 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 07 Tue/Thu 13:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 483

Instructor

Ronald MacKinnon

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$719.74

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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 12017

Thu Jan 10 - Thu Apr 04 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 04 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 2016

Instructor

Illya Kochergin

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$726.88

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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the 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.
  • Generate a spreadsheet to collect, collate, organize and analyze quantitative data.
  • Use spreadsheets and 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 ogives.
  • Construct and use descriptive indices.
  • Apply the common rules of probability to evaluate business alternatives.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Effective as of Fall 2005

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 (Professional Sales Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  20. Marketing Management (Tourism Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  21. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  22. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  23. Operations Management (Quality Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  24. 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.

Fall 2018

Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

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 2013)
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.

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Business Statistics (Nov 2013)
Author Opmt: Johnson
Binding Paperback
Price $29.95
Required

Winter 2019

No information on books is currently available for Winter 2019 offerings of this course.

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