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Security Fundamentals FMGT 4620

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

Course details

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.






Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of FMGT 4620 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 42635


Thu Sep 22 - Thu Nov 17 (9 weeks)

  • 9 weeks
  • CRN 42635
  • $614.07
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 22 - Nov 17 Thu 17:30 - 21:30 Downtown DTC Rm. 689

David Rose

Course outline






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. Students pursuing the Core Curriculum courses to qualify for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation are now required to study FMGT 3600 (Security Analysis) instead of FMGT 4620.

Seats Available

3 seats remaining as of Tue August 16, 2022 at 8:40 pm (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

Security Fundamentals (FMGT 4620) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Diploma Full-time
  2. Accounting
    Diploma Part-time
  3. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  4. General Insurance and Risk Management
    Diploma Full-time


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