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FMGT 0100 - Introduction to Financial Analysis

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

Emphasizing a general understanding of the process and reports associated with Financial Statements and Financial Analysis, this course will focus on how to use accounting reports to make business decisions. This course does not assume any prior knowledge of these areas. The course will present the essentials of basic finance and prepare students to apply this knowledge to sample financial statements.

Credits

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze the application of generally accepted accounting principles and determine how they influence financial reporting
  • Assess revenue and expenses to determine the form of profit reported
  • Interpret the estimates and assumptions used to measure items on the Balance Sheet
  • Compare and contrast profit versus cash and outline why they are both necessary
  • Develop working capital management strategies for cash conversion
  • Evaluate financial statements by computing financial ratios and using various analysis methods

Effective as of Fall 2017

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