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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. All 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

$709.61 - $744.74 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2021

Below are eight offerings of this course for the Winter 2021 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

$92.67

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

$727.32

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 04 - Mon Mar 08 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 08 Mon/Wed 18:45 - 21:45 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Illya Kochergin

Course Outline

Cost

$744.74

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. No class on Monday, February 15 This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  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. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 12013

Tue Jan 05 - Tue May 04 18 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - May 04 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Myra Andrews

Course Outline

Cost

$744.74

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 is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  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. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 78485

Tue Jan 05 - Thu Mar 04 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 04 Tue/Thu 13:00 - 16:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Joe Ilsever

Course Outline

Cost

$734.74

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 is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  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. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 12017

Thu Jan 07 - Thu Apr 01 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 01 Thu 17:45 - 22:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Illya Kochergin

Course Outline

Cost

$744.74

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 is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  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. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 86654

Sat Jan 09 - Sat Apr 10 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 10 Sat 08:30 - 12:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Judy Li

Course Outline

Cost

$744.74

Notes

  1. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  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. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 12018

Tue Jan 12 - Thu Mar 04 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 04 Tue/Thu 18:00 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Judy Li

Course Outline

Cost

$734.74

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 is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  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. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are 13 offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 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

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$709.61

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

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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CRN 66066

Tue Apr 06 - Thu May 20 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - May 20 Tue/Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Judy Li

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$744.74

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.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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44 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:55 pm (PST). Of these 44, 26 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

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

$94.34

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

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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CRN 20481

Mon Apr 12 - Mon Jun 14 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 14 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Illya Kochergin

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$744.74

Notes

  1. No class on May 24
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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27 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:55 pm (PST). Of these 27, 21 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 66827

Wed Apr 21 - Wed Jul 07 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 21 - Jul 07 Wed 17:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Germain Tanoh

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$744.74

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.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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11 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:55 pm (PST). Of these 11, 8 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 60448

Thu May 06 - Thu Aug 19 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 06 - Aug 19 Thu 13:30 - 17:20 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Germain Tanoh

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$744.74

Notes

  1. Please direct any inquiries to the Program Assistant, Sarah Chanway, at schanway@bcit.ca. No class July 1 due to statutory holiday (Canada Day).
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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15 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:55 pm (PST). Of these 15, 11 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 63745

Mon May 31 - Wed Jul 28 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 31 - Jul 28 Mon/Wed 12:30 - 15:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Daniel Anvari

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$734.74

Notes

  1. .

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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39 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:55 pm (PST). Of these 39, 27 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 66093

Mon May 31 - Wed Jul 28 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 31 - Jul 28 Mon/Wed 09:00 - 12:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Daniel Anvari

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$734.74

Notes

  1. .

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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16 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:55 pm (PST). Of these 16, 12 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 20479

Mon Jun 07 - Fri Jul 09 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 07 - Jul 09 Mon/Wed/Fri 08:30 - 12:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Judy Li

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$744.74

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 Wednesday, July 1st
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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28 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:55 pm (PST). Of these 28, 19 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 20480

Mon Jun 07 - Fri Jul 09 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 07 - Jul 09 Mon/Wed/Fri 18:00 - 22:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Judy Li

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$744.74

Notes

  1. 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 1st
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

}

21 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:55 pm (PST). Of these 21, 15 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 66274

Tue Jun 08 - Tue Jul 27 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 08 - Jul 27 Tue/Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Judy Li

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$744.74

Notes

  1. No class on Thursday, July 1st.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

}

27 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:55 pm (PST). Of these 27, 18 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 66105

Tue Jun 22 - Tue Aug 17 8 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 22 - Aug 17 Tue/Thu 13:00 - 16:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Simin Sadat Chavoshi Jolfaee

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$744.74

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.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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25 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:55 pm (PST). Of these 25, 18 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 67433

Mon Jul 26 - Fri Aug 27 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 26 - Aug 27 Mon/Wed/Fri 18:00 - 22:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Judy Li

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$744.74

Notes

  1. No class Monday, August 2nd

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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23 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:55 pm (PST). Of these 23, 17 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

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 (General Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  6. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  7. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  8. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  9. Business Administration (Marketing Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  10. Finance
    Part-time   Diploma
  11. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  12. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  13. Financial Planning
    Part-time   Diploma
  14. Fire Executive Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   BCIT/Industry Partnership Certificate
  15. International Trade and Transportation Logistics
    Part-time   Certificate
  16. Lean Six Sigma Principles
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  17. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  18. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  19. Quality and Process Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  20. 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 2021

Books for Winter 2021 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 12018 (LI)

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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 $78.95
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 $93.95
Choose One

PT 78485 (ILSEVER)

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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 $78.95
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 $93.95
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.

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

Spring/Summer 2021

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2021 offerings of this course.

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