- International Fees
International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
This course is designed to convey the nature and function of capital markets, the important features of the securities which trade in these markets and the factors which contribute to the value of securities. A discussion of derivative instruments and mutual funds will be included.
Below is one offering of FMGT 4620 for the Winter 2024 term.
Mon Jan 15 - Mon Mar 18 (9 weeks)
- 9 weeks
- CRN 83234
- Domestic fees $639.87International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
|Jan 15 - Feb 05||Mon||17:30 - 21:30||Online|
|Feb 12||Mon||17:30 - 21:30||Downtown DTC Rm. 810|
|Feb 19 - Mar 11||Mon||17:30 - 21:30||Online|
|Mar 18||Mon||17:30 - 21:30||Downtown DTC Rm. 810|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
- Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
- International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
The following dates will be HELD IN-CLASS at the Downtown Campus. Mid-Term: Monday, February 12th (17:30 - 21:30) Final: Monday, March 18th (17:30 - 21:30). Class WILL NOT be held Monday, February 19th (Family Day). This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more if it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Evaluate the structure of capital markets and their function within the Canadian economy.
- Analyze the purpose of investments and appreciate their risks and rewards.
- Interpret the workings and mechanics of a stock exchange.
- Identify sources of information on the performance of publicly traded companies.
- Interpret the nature of marketable securities and the factors which influence their price.
- Categorize the various methods employed to evaluate the worth of a marketable security.
- Outline the nature of derivatives markets and compare and contrast the principal options.
- Assess the nature of mutual funds in terms of their advantages, disadvantages and performance.
Effective as of Winter 2015
Security Fundamentals (FMGT 4620) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Business + Media
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