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OPMT 5700 - Precalculus for Management

Operations Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Provides the mathematical knowledge required to move into the more advanced business math courses, especially Calculus for Management. Topics include linear and quadratic equations and inequalities, polynomials, rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, sequences and series. Applications to economics and finance are used.

Prerequisite(s)

Diploma of Technology in Business.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$694.37 - $707.42 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

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

CRN 32085

Tue Sep 10 - Tue Dec 03 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Dec 03 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 BBY NE25 Rm. 115

Instructor

Maryam Dehghani Estarki

Course Outline

Cost

$694.37

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This course is restricted to students accepted or conditionally accepted into the BBA Degree Program. For registration approval, please email tturniawan@bcit.ca with your student ID.

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Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 46333

Wed Jan 08 - Wed Apr 01 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 01 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 406

Instructor

Maryam Dehghani Estarki

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$707.42

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This course is reserved for students accepted or conditionally accepted into the BBA Degree Program. For approval, please email bba@bcit.ca with your name and student ID.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Perform the order of operations (BEDMAS).
  • Do calculations involving fractions, inequalities and negative numbers.
  • Graph linear equations.
  • Solve systems of equations.
  • Perform supply/demand analysis.
  • Solve quadratic equations using the formula or factoring.
  • Graph quadratic functions.
  • Solve quadratic inequalities.
  • Determine equilibrium price and quantity given a pair of quadratic demand and supply functions.
  • Perform Revenue/Cost/profit analysis such as graphing the functions, maximizing the total revenue or profit or finding the break-even level of output.
  • Graph exponential and logarithmic functions.
  • Use the exponential function to model growth.
  • Use logarithms to solve equations or find unknown parameters in simple models.
  • Calculate percent changes, inflation, and compound interest.
  • Sum up geometric series, calculate net present values, internal rates of return and compare investment projects.
  • Perform basic matrix operations such as transposition, addition, subtraction, scalar multiplication and matrix multiplication.

Effective as of Fall 2019

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