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Course Outlines

TMGT 7121 Principles of Finance

School School of Transportation
Program Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management
Course Credits 1
Minimum Passing Grade 50%
Start Date January 09, 2021
End Date March 13, 2021
Total Hours 15
Total Weeks 10
Hours/Weeks 1.5
Delivery Type Other
Pre-requisites TMGT 7122 is a REQUIRED course for TMGT 7121. TMGT 7121 is a REQUIRED course for TMGT 7135.
CRN 45343

Acknowledgement of Territories

The British Columbia Institute of Technology acknowledges that our campuses are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Nations of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), and xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam).

Instructor Details

Name Megan Alford
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Location
Office Hours Instructor to provide

Course Description

This course will equip candidates with an in-depth understanding of financing business undertakings, exploring sources of money, the role of business plans, equity capital, the role of debt financing, taxation issues, and cash investments.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion, the candidate will be able to:

  • describe the goals of financial management and explain what measures can be used to decide how well the firm's management does at achieving them.
  • explain the financial performance of a company as conveyed by a series of its financial statements.
  • analyze a firm's performance in respect to its ability to meet sudden cash demands.
  • describe the major sources of funds available to either small, medium or larger corporations.
  • estimate a firm's degree of operating leverage and financial leverage to predict a firm's profit behaviour as its sales change.
  • describe some strategic options available to management that will help a company take advantage of and/or cope better with changes in the firm's revenue levels.
  • create a basic business plan that predicts a company's state of affairs in the near future.
  • analyze cash needs and plan an investment strategy.

Learning Resources

All course material is available on The Learning Hub (formerly D2L) for downloading.

Instructions for course readings will be released at the discretion of your instructor via email or on The Learning Hub.

Evaluation Criteria

Criteria % Comments
Assignment 115a. Minimum course mark required for pass is 50%.
Assignment 215

b. Minimum expected GPA for TMGT student is 65%.

Assignment 315
Assignment 415
Assignment 540
TOTAL100

Course Schedule and Assignments

Assignment due dates will be indicated on The Learning Hub.

BCIT Policy

Any student who needs special assistance in the event of a medical emergency or building evacuation (either because of a disability or for any other reason) should promptly inform their course instructor(s) and Accessibility Services of their personal circumstances.

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Guidelines for School of Transportation

Attempts:
Students must successfully complete a course within a maximum of three (3) attempts at the course. Students with two attempts in a single course will be allowed to repeat the course only upon special written permission from the Associate Dean. Students who have not successfully completed a course within three attempts will not be eligible to graduate from their respective program.

Approved

I verify that the content of this course outline is current.
Megan Alford, Instructor
October 08, 2020

I verify that this course outline has been reviewed.
Terry Yau, Program Head
October 16, 2020

I verify that this course outline has been reviewed and complies with BCIT policy.
Sanja Boskovic, Associate Dean
October 19, 2020

Note: Should changes be required to the content of this course outline, students will be given reasonable notice.