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OPMT 2505 - Project Resourcing and Cost Management

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

The ability to have project costs come in under, or close to, the approved budget is one of the goals of all project managers. This course will cover the tools and techniques required to translate project objectives and scope into units of cost that can be used to create a budget. All aspects of project cost management will be addressed, including: planning, estimating, budgeting, financing, funding, managing, and controlling costs. Methodologies for the procurement of products/services outside of areas specific to the project team and contract management will also be examined as these relate to project costs. This will include monitoring contract fulfillment and managing change process controls.

Prerequisite(s)

OPMT 1187

Credits

3.0

Cost

$761.68 - $796.81 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2021

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

CRN 64188

Mon Apr 05 - Mon Jun 21 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 05 - Jun 21 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course Outline

Cost

$761.68

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. No class on Monday, May 24th
  3. 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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 62480

Mon Apr 12 - Mon Jul 05 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jul 05 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course Outline

Cost

$796.81

Notes

  1. No class on Monday, May 24th
  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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 67543

Fri Apr 16 - Fri Jul 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 16 - Jul 02 Fri 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Michael Lachocki

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$761.68

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Build a project cost management plan based on information from a project management plan.
  • Determine summary budget and approval requirements based on a given project charter.
  • Describe the enterprise environmental factors that affect the costing of a project.
  • Plan the cost management processes of a project, including policies, procedures, and documentation necessary for planning, managing, expending, and controlling costs.
  • Estimate project costs using various methodologies, such as parametric estimating, bottoms-up estimating, and three-point estimating.
  • Explain why a project reserve (contingency fund) is needed.
  • Build a project budget.
  • Evaluate and propose improvements to cost performance using appropriate measurement methodologies, including earned value management.
  • Develop a project procurement plan, including supplier selection criteria and methods, contract awarding, and contract management.
  • Differentiate between various methods of awarding contracts and select the appropriate method.
  • Assess contract performance and propose necessary actions for improvement.
  • Describe the necessary actions to close a contract.

Effective as of Winter 2014

Related Programs

OPMT 2505 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Project Management
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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