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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

$698.23 - $711.43 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2018

Below are seven offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 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

$92.06

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

$711.43

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 08 - Mon Mar 12 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 12 Mon/Wed 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW01 Rm. 2010

Instructor

Illya Kochergin

Course Outline

Cost

$711.43

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 Feb 13 (Family Day)

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 09 - Tue May 08 18 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - May 08 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 207

Instructor

Myra Andrews

Course Outline

Cost

$711.43

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 09 - Thu Mar 08 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 08 Tue/Thu 17:30 - 20:30 DTC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$705.72

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 has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 78485

Tue Jan 09 - Thu Mar 08 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 08 Tue/Thu 13:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 483

Instructor

Ronald MacKinnon

Course Outline

Cost

$705.72

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 11 - Thu Apr 05 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Apr 05 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 2016

Instructor

Illya Kochergin

Course Outline

Cost

$711.43

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 and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Spring/Summer 2018

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

CRN 20481

Mon Apr 09 - Mon Jun 11 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 11 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 313

Instructor

Illya Kochergin

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$711.43

Notes

  1. No class on May 21st

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

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

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.

CRN 60449

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

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$698.23

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This section is for students attending the full-time BMS program only. Contact Ron Kessler by e-mail at Ron_Kessler@bcit.ca if you have any questions.

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

Registration Options

CRN 20479

Mon Jun 04 - Wed Jul 04 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 04 - Jul 04 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

CRN 20480

Mon Jun 04 - Wed Jul 04 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 04 - Jul 04 Mon/Wed/Sat 18:00 - 22:00 BBY SW01 Rm. 2020

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

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 (Marketing Communications Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  20. Marketing Management (Professional Sales Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  21. Marketing Management (Tourism Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  22. Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  23. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  24. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  25. Operations Management (Quality Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  26. 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 2018

Books for Winter 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.

Business Statistics Plus NEW MyLab Statistics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (2nd Edition)
Author Robert A. Donnelly Jr.
Publisher Pearson
Copyright 2015
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-13386-500-4
Price $146.95
Choose One

Business Statistics Student Value Edition Plus NEW MyLab Statistics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (2nd Edition)
Author Robert A. Donnelly Jr.
Publisher Pearson
Copyright 2015
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-13385-228-8
Price $124.95
Choose One

MyLab Statistics with eText for Business Statistics -- Standalone Access Card
Author Pearson Education
Publisher Pearson
Copyright 2015
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-32192-146-8
Price $97.50
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 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.

PT

Business Statistics Plus NEW MyLab Statistics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (2nd Edition)
Author Robert A. Donnelly Jr.
Publisher Pearson
Copyright 2015
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-13386-500-4
Price $146.95
Choose One

Business Statistics Student Value Edition Plus NEW MyLab Statistics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (2nd Edition)
Author Robert A. Donnelly Jr.
Publisher Pearson
Copyright 2015
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-13385-228-8
Price $124.95
Choose One

MyLab Statistics with eText for Business Statistics -- Standalone Access Card
Author Pearson Education
Publisher Pearson
Copyright 2015
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-32192-146-8
Price $97.50
Choose One

PT 12017

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

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 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

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