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OPMT 3306 - Quality Management Systems

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

​This course explores the key requirements of a quality management system using the ISO 9000 International Standards for quality management and quality assurance systems. The series consists of ISO 9000, 9001 and 9004. In addition, the course will define and explain the current ISO 9001:2015 standard with emphasis on the high-level clauses of Annex SL. Topics include the purpose and requirements of the ISO Standards, assessment of existing company operations relating to the standards, and steps required for implementation and registration to the ISO 9001 Standard.





Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 60564

Mon Apr 05 - Mon Jul 05 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

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


Vanessa McCormick

Course Outline




  1. .No class April 13th and May 18th
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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In Progress and Full

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Provide an introduction to the ISO 9000 International Standards for Quality Management and Quality Assurance.
  • Comprehend the relationship between the series of ISO 9000 standards.
  • Describe the objective of ISO 9000 and its relation to Quality Management.
  • Define the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System standard.
  • Interpret the common elements of implementation and the assessment process.
  • Recognise the key enhancements introduced through ISO 9001:2015 vs earlier versions of the standard.
  • Understand how risk-based thinking can be applied to a Quality Management System.
  • Recognise the Annex structured layer framework and its application.
  • Preparation steps for an ISO 9001:2015 internal or external audit.
  • Utilize the ISO 9000 Standards for Quality Improvement.

Effective as of Winter 2020

Related Programs

OPMT 3306 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Operations Management (Industrial Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Operations Management (Management Engineering Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Quality and Process Management
    Part-time   Certificate


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