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Credit and Collections FMGT 1540

Financial Management Course

Course details

Introduces credit and collections to persons who contemplate employment in credit and collections or need to understand the credit function. Topics include determining credit risk, credit instruments and collateral security, types of consumer credit and credit cards, sources of consumer credit information, collections, credit department management.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$636.53

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of FMGT 1540 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 10247

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Apr 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 10247
  • $636.53
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 03 Mon 18:30 - 21:45 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 205
Instructor

Trevor Jones

Course outline

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Cost

$636.53

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. Class WILL NOT be held Monday, Feb. 20th (Family Day).
Status

In Progress

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

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will: 

  • Assess the purpose of credit, for both the users and providers of credit.
  • Evaluate the history of credit, its impact on society, and future trends involving credit.
  • Evaluate a company's credit and collections requirements and develop appropriate policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate credit applications from both consumers and mercantile customers and make appropriate decisions regarding the applicant.
  • Determine and implement the appropriate steps for successful collections.
  • Assess the functioning and efficiency of a company's credit and collections departments.

Effective as of Winter 2015

Related Programs

Credit and Collections (FMGT 1540) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Finance
    Diploma Part-time
  2. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  3. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  4. Financial Planning
    Diploma Part-time

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