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The Business Environment FMGT 7910

Financial Management Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course provides an overview of the contemporary Canadian business environment. The political, legal, regulatory and trading environment in which firms operate will be examined. Students will explore the operation of industries in the global economy and assess challenges and opportunities presented by environmental factors.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Acceptance into the Bachelor of Accounting Program or approval from the Program

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$861.63 - $879.42 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of FMGT 7910 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 54384

Duration

Thu Apr 18 - Thu Jul 11 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 54384
  • Domestic fees $861.63
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 18 - Jul 11 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$861.63

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. This course is reserved for those who have been formally accepted into the Bachelor of Accounting. Please direct any inquiries to Bachelor_accounting@bcit.ca.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2024

Below is one offering of FMGT 7910 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 50087

Duration

Thu Sep 12 - Thu Dec 05 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 50087
  • Domestic fees $879.42
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 309
Dec 05 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 Burnaby SE12 Rm. 320
Instructor

Kristine Thompson

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$879.42

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. This is a degree level course for the Bachelor of Accounting program. Those who have not been formally accepted into the program will require department approval prior to registration. For approval, please send an email to bachelor_accounting@bcit.ca with your BCIT student ID number and a brief explanation of why you wish to register in the course.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Evaluate potential sources of competitive intelligence.
  • Select ethical approaches to gathering and using competitive intelligence.
  • Interpret data and information relating to an organization and its business activities.
  • Assess impact of various components of the Canadian and global business environments using PESTLE (Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal and Environmental) analysis.
  • Evaluate the level of competition in an industry.
  • Conclude whether an organization’s corporate social responsibility programs are appropriate and effective.
  • Assess the business climate and culture of Canada’s major trading partners.
  • Assess the impact of international trade agreements on an industry.
  • Plan a response to the opportunities and threats presented by the business environment.
  • Propose implementation plans for strategic and operational initiatives.

Effective as of Fall 2016

Related Programs

The Business Environment (FMGT 7910) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Bachelor of Accounting Full-time/Part-time

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