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OPMT 2515 - Project Communication and Team Management

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

Effective management of information and human resources are essential to project success. Project managers spend much of their time communicating with project stakeholders, both internal and external and at all levels of an organization. Effective project communication relies on clearly understanding and responding to project stakeholders’ communication needs. Project team members have varied skill sets, assignments, and time horizons; they also have different needs, perspectives and influences. Building and managing an effective and efficient project team requires careful planning to ensure the right people, with the right skills, are in place at the right time, and that those people are managed effectively throughout their involvement in the project. This course will provide you with the foundational skills to effectively manage project communications and project teams throughout the project lifecycle.

Prerequisite(s)

OPMT 1187

Credits

3.0

Cost

$787.15 - $810.76 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 44887

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Dec 06 Mon 17:30 - 20:30 DTC DTC Rm. 689

Instructor

Mehran Jamshidi

Course Outline

Cost

$787.15

Notes

  1. No class on Monday, October 11
  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

Winter 2022

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 85350

Mon Jan 10 - Mon Apr 04 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 04 Mon 17:30 - 20:30 DTC DTC Rm. 686

Instructor

Mehran Jamshidi

Course Outline

Cost

$802.19

Notes

  1. No class on February 21

CRN 84596

Mon Jan 03 - Mon Mar 21 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 21 Online

Instructor

Mehran Jamshidi

Course Outline

Cost

$810.76

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Please note that the lecture component for this course is asynchronous, not requiring you to meet each and every week at a specific time, however, there will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. 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.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe the elements of communications management and human resources management and their use in the project context.
  • Select appropriate communications management and human resource management tools and techniques for initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and controlling a project.
  • Manage project communications and human resources by applying appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Evaluate stakeholder communication needs by applying appropriate methodologies and tools.
  • Describe the dimensions of communication that influence the design of project communications.
  • Develop a project communications management plan to ensure that project communications are effectively planned, structured, monitored, and controlled.
  • Develop a human resources management plan to ensure a project’s human resources are identified, staffed, managed, and released.

Effective as of Winter 2014

Related Programs

OPMT 2515 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Project Management
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Quality and Process Management
    Part-time   Certificate

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