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OPMT 2298 - Business Process Improvement

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

Continuous improvement is an organized approach to identifying opportunities for improvement that can help an organization meet its goals for increasing profits, reducing costs, and accelerating innovation. The approach is also used to enhance the quality of a product or service, and to improve safety. This course presents to Business Operations Management students & Project Management students basics of continuous process improvement via PDCA methodology. PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) is a systematic approach to an ongoing review of workflows and outcomes to identify ways to improve them both. An emphasis will be placed on team problem solving approaches and the development of teamwork skills. This course provides an ideal foundation for students aspiring to pursue further education in continuous improvement via Lean, Kaizen or Six Sigma.

Prerequisite(s)

OPMT 1198

Credits

3.0

Cost

$521.47

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are four offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 66122

Tue Apr 06 - Tue Jun 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 22 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

David Pepin

Course Outline

Cost

$521.47

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.

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 67500

Tue Apr 06 - Tue Jun 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 22 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Arda Akoglu

Course Outline

Cost

$521.47

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 60563

Thu Apr 08 - Thu Jun 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jun 24 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

David Pepin

Course Outline

Cost

$521.47

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.

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 67501

Mon Apr 12 - Mon Jul 05 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jul 05 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Luis Lopez

Course Outline

Cost

$521.47

Notes

  1. No class on Monday, May 24th.

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, at a basic level, continuous improvement as an operations strategy.
  • Apply systematic problem-solving models to improve processes in an industrial setting.
  • Identify conditions that indicate opportunities for improvement exists.
  • Apply appropriate techniques to gather data.
  • Apply analysis and creative techniques to synthesize alternatives.
  • Evaluate alternatives and develop feasible solutions.
  • Identify strategies to implement, improve and maintain change.
  • Apply (at a beginning level) appropriate teamwork skills to work within project teams.
  • Describe the use of teams in process improvement activities.  

Effective as of Fall 2017

Related Programs

OPMT 2298 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Business Administration (General Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  2. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  4. Operations Management (Materials Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. Project Management
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  6. Quality and Process Management
    Part-time   Certificate

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