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OPMT 1198 - Operations Management Fundamentals

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Educates the student on the importance of managing operations across all industries by presenting the fundamentals in productivity improvement based on a systematic, scientific problem solving methods. Includes economic feasibility, recording techniques, assembly and analysis of data, critical examination, the development and selection of alternative solutions. Case materials explore applications to manufacturing, warehouse, office, materials management and general management. Students uncomfortable with basic algebra applications are encouraged to take OPMT 0199 prior to the course.

Prerequisite(s)

OPMT 0199

Credits

3.0

Cost

$503.40

Fall 2018

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

CRN 34488

Mon Sep 10 - Mon Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Online

Instructor

Mark Bukata

Course Outline

Cost

$503.40

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Please provide your current e-mail address upon registration.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 30830

Tue Sep 11 - Tue Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2020

Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$503.40

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 45504

Thu Sep 13 - Thu Nov 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 404

Instructor

Stu East

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$503.40

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the operations function and the nature of the operations manager’s job.
  • Describe the primary ways business organizations compete.
  • Define the term productivity and explain its importance to organizations.
  • Explain key issues in product and service design.
  • Explain the importance of capacity planning.
  • Describe basic processing operations.
  • Describe basic layout types.
  • Explain the importance of work design and methods analysis.
  • Describe some of the major factors that affect location decisions.
  • Explain why product / service quality is important.
  • Describe TQM.
  • Demonstrate the problem solving process and the use of the seven quality tools.
  • Explain the need to manage the supply chain.
  • Discuss the objectives of inventory management.
  • Articulate the requirements for effective inventory management.
  • Describe MRP/ERP/JIT and their application.

Effective as of Winter 2017

Related Programs

OPMT 1198 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Advanced Business Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate
  2. Business Administration
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  3. Business Administration (General Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  4. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  5. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  6. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  7. Business Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  8. Graphic Communications Technology Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  9. International Trade and Transportation Logistics
    Part-time   Certificate
  10. Operations Management (Facilities Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  11. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  12. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  13. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  14. Operations Management (Quality Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate

School of Health Sciences

  1. Food Safety
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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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Operations Management W Connect & Smartbook, 6Th Cdn Ed
Author Stevenson
Copyright 2018
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-25926-597-6
Price $149.95
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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Cei Digital: Operations Mgmt, 6Th Cdn Ed-Connect W Smartbook(1Yr)
Author Stevenson
Copyright 2018
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-1-25927-017-8
Price $89.00
Choose One

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Operations Management W Connect & Smartbook, 6Th Cdn Ed
Author Stevenson
Copyright 2018
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-25926-597-6
Price $149.95
Choose One

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