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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

$678.58 - $713.41 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are seven offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

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

$678.58

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

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

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$93.73

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 20479

Mon Jun 04 - Fri Jul 06 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 04 - Jul 06 Mon/Wed/Fri 08:30 - 12:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 204

Instructor

Judy Li

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$711.43

Notes

  1. Students who have not previously taken a statistics course should discuss with Judy Li email: judy_li@bcit.ca. Students are NOT allowed to register after that date without permission from Judy Li. Students who miss the first 2 sessions will not be permitted to register for this class. No class on July 2nd

11 seats remaining as of May 25, 2018 6:59 pm PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 20480

Mon Jun 04 - Sat Jul 07 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 04 - Jul 07 Sat 08:30 - 12:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 3615
Jun 04 - Jul 07 Mon/Wed 18:00 - 22:00 BBY SW03 Rm. 3615

Instructor

Judy Li

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$711.43

Notes

  1. Class times are: Mon 1800 – 2200, Wed 1800 - 2200, Sat 0830 - 1230. Students who have not previously taken a statistics course should discuss with Judy Li judy_li@bcit.ca. Students are NOT allowed to register after that date without permission from Judy Li. Students who miss the first 2 sessions will NOT be permitted to register for the class. No class July 2nd

CRN 63745

Mon Jun 04 - Wed Aug 08 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 04 - Aug 08 Mon/Wed 12:30 - 15:30 DTC Rm. 483

Instructor

Ronald MacKinnon

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$705.72

Notes

  1. No class on Monday July 2nd or Monday August 6th

Three seats remaining as of May 25, 2018 6:59 pm PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 20481

Mon Apr 09 - Mon Jun 11 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Apr 11 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY
Apr 16 - Jun 11 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 203

Instructor

Illya Kochergin

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$711.43

Notes

  1. No class on May 21st

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

In Progress

CRN 60448

Thu May 03 - Thu Aug 09 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 03 - Aug 09 Thu 13:30 - 17:20 BBY NE01 Rm. 404

Instructor

Germain Tanoh

Course Outline

Cost

$698.23

Notes

  1. Please be advised that this section will be taught along with the international students enrolled in the Business Management Studies (BMS) program.

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

In Progress

Fall 2018

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

CRN 37495

Mon Sep 10 - Wed Nov 07 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 07 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:40 BBY SW01 Rm. 2005

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

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

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$713.41

Notes

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

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, May 30 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.

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 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 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.

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Business Statistics (Nov 2013)
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.

Image not available
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.

Image not available
Business Statistics (Nov 2013)
Author Opmt: Johnson
Binding Paperback
Price $29.95
Required

Fall 2018

No information on books is currently available for Fall 2018 offerings of this course.

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