OPMT 5515 - Quantitative Methods for Managers
Part-time Studies Course
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.
Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.
Wed Sep 12 - Wed Dec 19
Class Meeting Times
Sep 12 - Dec 19
17:30 - 21:30
This course is part of the Advanced Diploma in Business Management, and cannot be used towards the completion of any other programs in the School of Business.
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In Progress and Full
Upon successful completion, 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.
Manipulate data between databases and spreadsheets.
Import data into a spreadsheet and carry out a statistical analysis of the data.
Build a spreadsheet model using an effective methodology.
Analyze business decision problems using spreadsheet functions such as formulas, charts, and logic operators, and tools like Solver, Pivot Tables and Goal Seek.
Effective as of Fall 2014
OPMT 5515 is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Business
Business Management Full-time/Part-time Advanced Diploma
Books & Supplies
The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and
stationery. Please visit
bcit.ca/bookstore for more
Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT
online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering
you are considering.
BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore
If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the
BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.
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Business Statistics: A First Course Ll+ Mystatlab W. Etext
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