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OPMT 5515 - Quantitative Methods for Managers

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This course emphasizes the use of decision-making models in business. Students will learn to use quantitative methods to choose alternatives in the decision-making process. Software applications (spreadsheets and databases) will be used to support the decision-making process.

Credits

4.0

Cost

$684.33

Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 43648

Wed Sep 04 - Wed Dec 11 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Dec 11 Wed 17:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 310

Instructor

David Kohler

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$684.33

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Departmental approval needed This course is restricted to students enrolled in the Advanced Diploma in Business Management. For registration approval, please email your name and student ID to advdip@bcit.ca.

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Apply descriptive statistics and basic probability theory to management science models.
  • Compare decision-making techniques including: Decision Analysis, Forecasting Methods including Simple Regression, Time Series, Linear Programming and basic Inventory models.
  • Construct and interpret a confidence interval estimates for a single population means or proportions using the appropriate standard normal or t distributions.
  • Manipulate data between databases and spreadsheets.
  • Carry out a hypothesis test comparing one or two population means or proportions.
  • Import data into a spreadsheet and carry out a statistical analysis of the data.
  • Manipulate data between databases and spreadsheets.
  • Import data into a spreadsheet and carry out a statistical analysis of the data.

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