Finance Option Part-time Certificate 585cmcert

BCIT Finance Certificate

The BCIT Finance Certificate program is designed to provide you with relevant knowledge and skills with immediate application in the field of finance and is the first step towards your Financial Management Diploma.

The program is also fully accredited with the courses being transferable to the Certified Management Accountants of British Columbia (CMABC), the Certified General Accountants of British Columbia (CGABC) and the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC).

This program will provide you with the education to continue onward to a degree program or obtain a professional designation.

BCIT FINANCE CERTIFICATE
BCIT Credential: BCIT Certificate
Program Length: Course by course, Part-time
Program Start: September, January, May
Location: Burnaby Campus, Downtown Vancouver
Number of Courses: 15 courses, 60 credits
Total Tuition/Cost: Pay Course-by-Course
Laddering Options: Financial Management Diploma
Accounting Designation: Chartered Professional Accountants CPA

Certified General Accountant CGA

Program Entry

Application processing

Ongoing throughout the year.

Program declaration

To determine if the courses you intend to take will be applied towards a credential you must declare your program. This ensures that BCIT is aware of your intent to complete the program as it is currently outlined.

Program declaration enables you to declare a program of study and outline the courses you plan to complete to meet the program requirements. Program declaration also provides the opportunity to apply for transfer credit. Upon approval, a confirmation letter will be mailed to you outlining your program of study.

To declare your program, please submit the Part-time Program Declaration form [PDF]. This form is also available at Student Information and Enrolment Services. Please allow approximately six to eight weeks for processing.

Scheduled intakes

January, April and September

Costs & Supplies

Tuition fees

Please see the Part-time Studies Fees page for information on tuition fees and refunds.

Financial assistance

Financial assistance may be available for this program. For more information, please contact Student Financial Aid and Awards.

Courses

Program matrix

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1. Required Courses: Credits
  COMM 1103 Introduction to Business and Technical Communication 3.0
  FMGT 1100 Accounting 1 4.0
  FMGT 2100 Accounting 2 5.5
  FMGT 2820 Investment and Risk Management 3.0
  FMGT 3110 Financial Accounting 1 5.0
  FMGT 3510 Finance 1 4.0
  FMGT 4110 Financial Accounting 2 7.0
  FMGT 4510 Finance 2 5.5
  OPMT 1110 Business Mathematics* 4.0
  OPMT 1197 Statistics for Business and Industry* 4.5
* These courses are to be taken prior to FMGT 2100.
 
2. Complete the following: Credits
  FMGT 3210 Cost/Managerial Accounting 1 4.0
  FMGT 4210 Cost and Managerial Accounting 2 5.5
  or
  FMGT 3410 Taxation 1 4.0
  FMGT 4410 Taxation 2 5.5
  or
  ECON 2100 Microeconomics 3.0
  ECON 2200 Macroeconomics 4.0
 
3. Complete 3.0 credits from the following list of electives: Credits
  BSYS 1001 Business Information Systems 1 - Office 2013 3.0
  COMP 1255 Simply Accounting 3.0
  FMGT 2711 Computerized Accounting 3.0
 
4. Complete 4.5 credits from the following: Credits
Courses should be selected to ensure that the proposed program meets your career and educational objectives. The courses may be selected from Financial Management or other technologies in the School of Business, and should be submitted with your proposed program for approval by Financial Management technology.

Elective courses may include:

  BLAW 3100 Business Law 4.0
  BSYS 1001 Business Information Systems 1 - Office 2013 3.0
  BSYS 2051 Business Data Analytics with MS Excel 2013 3.0
  BSYS 2061 Business Data Management with MS Access 2013 3.0
  BUSA 2005 Principles of Management 4.0
  COMM 2202 Business and Technical Correspondence 3.0
  COMM 2203 Business and Technical Reports 3.0
  ECON 2100 Microeconomics 3.0
  ECON 2200 Macroeconomics 4.0
  FMGT 1540 Credit and Collections 3.0
  FMGT 1810 Personal Financial Planning 1 3.0
  FMGT 2711 Computerized Accounting 3.0
  FMGT 3210 Cost/Managerial Accounting 1 4.0
  FMGT 3410 Taxation 1 4.0
  FMGT 3720 Advanced Computer Applications 1 4.0
  FMGT 4210 Cost and Managerial Accounting 2 5.5
  FMGT 4410 Taxation 2 5.5
  FMGT 4570 Money and Banking 5.5
  FMGT 4710 Advanced Computer Applications 2 5.5
  FMGT 4810 Personal Financial Planning 2 3.0
  MKTG 1102 Essentials of Marketing 3.0
  MKTG 1323 Effective Public Speaking 3.0
  MKTG 3342 Negotiating Skills 3.0
  ORGB 1105 Organizational Behaviour 4.0
 
Total Credits: 60.0

Check current availability of courses for this program.

Transfer credit

Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.

Program Details

Program location

Burnaby Campus
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, BC

Downtown Campus
555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC

Graduating & Jobs

Graduate employment outcomes

The following link takes you to graduate outcome survey results containing mostly labour market results from the 2011-2013 BCIT Outcomes Surveys of 2010-2012 Graduates.
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Apply for graduation

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, complete an Application for BCIT Credential [PDF] and submit to Student Information and Enrolment Services.

Allow approximately six to eight weeks for processing.

All financial obligations to the Institute must be met prior to issuance of any credential.

Contact Us

Michal Dziubek
Program Assistant, Financial Management
Tel: 604-432-8609
E-mail: Michal_Dziubek@bcit.ca

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