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Finance for Business Management FMGT 3555

Financial Management Course

International Fees

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

Course details

The purpose of the course is to give the student an understanding of the role finance plays in business and industry. Corporate finance is a tool that helps managers maximize the financial performance of a company for the long-term benefit of its shareholders. In this course students learn how firms can efficiently allocate their financial resources and how they can acquire those resources on as favourable terms as possible.






Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of FMGT 3555 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 45835


Thu Sep 07 - Thu Nov 30 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 45835
  • $805.60
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 30 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 205

William Shen

Course outline




Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This course is intended for Full-time Studies students that were unsuccessful in their first attempt at the following courses: FMGT 4561 - Finance for Business Management; FMGT 3550 - Business Finance 1; FMGT 3222 - Managerial Finance (MKTG) in their program, as well as Flexible Learning (Part-time Studies) students who have FMGT 3555 as part of their program. Please contact the Program Assistant, MJ Kim (, or the Program Coordinator, Deacon Devlin (, for registration approval.

In Progress

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe and discuss the goals and functions of financial management.
  • Analyze a firm’s financial statements using ratios, vertical analysis and horizontal analysis.
  • Analyze the contents and the structure of the income statement, the balance sheet, the cash flow statement and the statement of changes in equity.
  • Calculate present value, future value, annuity amounts, and rates of return and analyze time value of money problems.
  • Develop cash budgets and forecast financial statements.
  • Compare and contrast different sources of long-term financing.
  • Measure the firm’s cash conversion cycle.
  • Determine the optimal mix of working capital: receivables, inventory, cash.

Effective as of Winter 2015

Related Programs

Finance for Business Management (FMGT 3555) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Business Administration (General Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  2. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  3. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  4. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Diploma Part-time
  5. Business Administration (Marketing Option)
    Diploma Part-time


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