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OPMT 5515 - Quantitative Methods for Managers

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

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

$711.57

Fall 2021

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

CRN 43648

Thu Sep 09 - Thu Dec 16 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 16 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 DTC DTC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$711.57

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. This course will run Thursday evenings at the Downtown campus.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

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.

Effective as of Winter 2020

Related Programs

OPMT 5515 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Business Management - Advanced Diploma
    Full-time/Part-time   Advanced Diploma

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