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Management Information Systems FMGT 2701

Financial Management Course

Course details

​This course provides a comprehensive overview and the relevance of management information systems in the accounting sector. Students will gain capabilities that will enable them to analyze information systems within the framework of modern business environments. In addition, the course will examine management information systems and different technologies as enablers and facilitators of business strategy. Different systems, methods, and digital tools will be discussed to set and control performance and improve managerial decision-making. This course meets the requirements set by the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Competency Map.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$553.57

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of FMGT 2701 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 83286

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Wed Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 83286
  • $553.57
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 22 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 102
Instructor

Ben Whitney

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Cost

$553.57

Important information
  1. This is a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) course. Students are required to use their own laptop during class time. Computing requirements for the School of Business and Media can be found here: www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/bcit-sobm-byod.pdf. Information about student discounts on technology products can be found here: www.bcit.ca/it-services/student-discounts/. A desktop computer is not suitable for this course.
Status

CRN 90366

Duration

Sat Jan 07 - Sat Mar 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 90366
  • $553.57
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Feb 04 N/A N/A Online
Feb 11 Sat 13:30 - 16:20 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 107
Feb 18 - Mar 18 N/A N/A Online
Mar 25 Sat 13:30 - 16:20 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 107
Instructor

Juan Azmitia

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

3

Cost

$553.57

Important information
  1. This section is now full. If you wish to have your name added to the waitlist, please email FMGT_Online@bcit.ca with your full name and BCIT student ID number. Exams will be held IN PERSON at the Burnaby Campus as indicated above. This course is asynchronous, but not self-paced. Students must complete the assignments as shown on the course schedule.
Status

Full

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

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify management information systems concepts
  • Explain how to present information to optimize the decision making process
  • Describe the value of information and information systems to organizations
  • Categorize different types of systems organizations need to provide information to meet business objectives
  • Discuss the importance of quality of information for decision making
  • Evaluate infrastructure and architecture of management information systems
  • Explain the phases of the system development life cycle
  • Describe methods of securing information systems to prevent and control risks

Effective as of Winter 2021

Related Programs

Management Information Systems (FMGT 2701) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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

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