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OPMT 5700 - Precalculus for Management

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

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

$724.53

Fall 2021

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

CRN 32085

Tue Sep 14 - Wed Dec 08 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Dec 07 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 Online
Oct 26 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online SW01 Rm. 3190
Dec 07 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online SE06 Rm. 207

Instructor

Maryam Dehghani Estarki

Course Outline

Cost

$724.53

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. This course is restricted to students accepted or conditionally accepted into the BBA Degree Program. For registration approval, please email bba@bcit.ca with your name and student ID. This course will run Wednesday evenings with mandatory live virtual classes via Zoom. The exams will be held in-person at the Burnaby campus October 26th and December 7th.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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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

Related Programs

OPMT 5700 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Bachelor of Business Administration
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Business Administration

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