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Management Information Systems FMGT 2701

Financial Management Part-time Studies 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

$541.49 - $553.57 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of FMGT 2701 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 68031

Duration

Sat May 28 - Sat Aug 13 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 68031
  • $541.49
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 28 - Jul 02 N/A N/A Online
Jul 09 Sat 13:00 - 16:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 103
Jul 16 - Aug 06 N/A N/A Online
Aug 13 Sat 13:00 - 16:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 107
Instructor

Juan Azmitia

Course outline

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Credits

3

Cost

$541.49

Important information
  1. Exams will be held during class times IN PERSON at the Burnaby Campus. Specific exam dates are as follows: Midterm Exam: Saturday, July 9, 2022, 1300 - 1600, in SE6 103 Final Exam: Saturday, August 13, 2022, 1300 - 1600, in SE6 103 This course is asynchronous, but not self-paced. Students must complete the assignments as shown on the course schedule. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. Students must bring their own device for both exams. For details, please see www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/bcit-sobm-byod.pdf.
Status

In Progress

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

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of FMGT 2701 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 46252

Duration

Thu Sep 08 - Thu Nov 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 46252
  • $553.57
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 Thu 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. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. 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 48957

Duration

Sat Sep 10 - Sat Nov 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 48957
  • $543.66
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Sat 13:30 - 16:30 Online
Oct 15 Sat 13:30 - 16:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 206
Nov 26 Sat 13:30 - 16:30 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 206
Instructor

Juan Azmitia

Course outline

View

Credits

3

Cost

$543.66

Important information
  1. Exams will be held during class times IN PERSON at the Burnaby Campus. Specific exam dates and locations are noted above. This course is asynchronous, but not self-paced. Students must complete the assignments as shown on the course schedule. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. Students must bring their own device for both exams. For details, please see www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/bcit-sobm-byod.pdf.
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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