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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.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

4.5

Domestic fees

$817.60

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of FMGT 3555 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 87510

Duration

Thu Jan 11 - Thu Apr 04 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 87510
  • Domestic fees $817.60
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Apr 04 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2009
Instructor

William Shen

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$817.60

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. 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 Coordinator, Deacon Devlin (Deacon_Devlin@bcit.ca), for registration approval.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of FMGT 3555 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 63537

Duration

Thu May 30 - Thu Aug 22 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 63537
  • Domestic fees $817.60
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 30 - Jul 04 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Online
Jul 11 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2009
Jul 18 - Aug 15 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Online
Aug 22 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2009
Instructor

William Shen

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$817.60

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. The following dates will be HELD IN-CLASS at the Burnaby Campus. Mid-Term: Thursday, July 11th (18:00 – 22:00) Final: Thursday, August 22nd (18:00 – 22:00). This course is intended for 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). Please contact the Program Assistant (fmgtpts@bcit.ca) for registration approval.
Status

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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