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Advanced Computer Applications 1 FMGT 3720

Financial Management Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​This course introduces students to Intuit's QuickBooks (online) and Sage 300 ERP accounting software as well as an introduction to Data and Analytics using various tools including Excel, Power BI and Tableau. QuickBooks, is typically used by small businesses and not-for-profit entities while Sage 300 ERP is used by larger organizations. Students are introduced to various commonly used features, including transaction entry, file management master record maintenance and reporting features including printing financial statements. ​

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

4.0

Domestic fees

$688.28 - $702.60 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of FMGT 3720 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 52635

Duration

Thu Apr 25 - Thu Jul 04 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 52635
  • Domestic fees $688.28
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 25 - May 09 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Online
May 16 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 321
May 23 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 321
May 30 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Online
Jun 06 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 321
Jun 13 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 321
Jun 20 - Jul 04 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Online
Instructor

Lata Kochhar

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Domestic fees

$688.28

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. The following dates will be HELD IN-CLASS at the Burnaby Campus: Thursday, May 16th (18:00 – 22:00), Thursday, May 23rd (18:00 – 22:00), Thursday, June 6th (18:00 – 22:00), and Thursday, June 13th (18:00 – 22:00). The following dates will be ONLINE: Thursday, April 25th (18:00 – 22:00), Thursday, May 2nd (18:00 – 22:00), Thursday, May 9th (18:00 – 22:00), Thursday, May 30th (18:00 – 22:00), Thursday, June 20th (18:00 – 22:00), Thursday, June 27th (18:00 – 22:00), and Thursday, July 4th (18:00 – 22:00). Students are advised to purchase the textbook, Data Analytics in Accounting, by Dzuranin, Geerts and Lenk, and Wiley Plus Access, available through the BCIT Bookstore, before the start of the course. This textbook will also be used for FMGT 4710 (Advanced Computer Applications 2). This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
Status

In Progress and Full

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

Fall 2024

Below is one offering of FMGT 3720 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 42260

Duration

Thu Sep 12 - Thu Nov 21 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 42260
  • Domestic fees $702.60
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Sep 26 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Online
Oct 03 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 333
Oct 03 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 334
Oct 10 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 334
Oct 10 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 333
Oct 17 - Oct 24 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Online
Oct 31 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 333
Oct 31 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 334
Nov 07 - Nov 14 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Online
Nov 21 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 333
Nov 21 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 334
Instructor

Peter Goel

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

4

Domestic fees

$702.60

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. The following dates will be HELD IN-CLASS at the Burnaby Campus. Quizzes: Thursday, October 3rd, October 10th, October 31st, November 21st This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
Status

Full

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

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Navigate the principal features and functionality of QuickBooks Online accounting software.
    • Perform activities for the major business processes
    • Set up and maintain company, customer, vendor and inventory records
    • Run and export financial statements and variety of business reports
  • Navigate the principal features and functionality of Sage 300 ERP.
    • Copy, backup, restore and manage data files
    • Use batches to record/modify/post transactions for the major business processes
    • Create and maintain vendor and customer master records
    • Select settings for batch posting to subsidiary and general ledgers.
    • Run financial statements and various business reports.
  • Perform processes to extract, transform and load data for analysis
    • Develop critical thinking principles to decision-making
    • Use various tools including Excel, Power BI and Tableau for visual presentation of analysis results​

Effective as of Winter 2024

Related Programs

Advanced Computer Applications 1 (FMGT 3720) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Diploma Full-time
  2. Accounting
    Diploma Part-time
  3. Computerized Accounting
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  4. Finance
    Diploma Part-time
  5. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  6. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Certificate Part-time

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