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FMGT 2152 - Accounting for Management

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This course focuses on the context of accounting and the use of accounting information for decision making, planning, and control. It will examine how managers can utilize the tools of economics, forecasting, accounting/finance, and decision theory to aid in these critical decisions. The course will consider how differences and changes in the internal operating conditions and in the external political-economic environment can affect a manager's resource allocation decisions. Topics include incremental analysis, short- and long-run decision-making and financial analysis.




$705.77 - $730.50 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 46247

Thu Sep 05 - Thu Dec 12 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 05 - Dec 12 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 687


Richard Wong

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Departmental approval needed. This section is reserved for students enrolled in the Advanced Diploma in Business Management. For approval, please email your name and student ID to

CRN 46102

Mon Sep 09 - Thu Nov 14 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Nov 14 Online


Deborah Schell

Course Outline




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Students must get approval to register into this course. Please contact

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register via phone, mail or in person.

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Differentiate the role of financial accounting from managerial accounting.
  • Interpret accounting and its relationship to shareholder value and corporate governance.
  • Demonstrate accounting and financial transactions within an accounting and information system.
  • Construct and differentiate various financial reports.
  • Interpret financial reports and alternative perspectives.
  • Use accounting information for management and inventory control.
  • Apply accounting information in making marketing, operating, and human resource decisions.
  • Justify strategic investment decisions and demonstrate capital budgeting techniques.
  • Assess the performance evaluation of business units.
  • Prepare operating budgets and differentiate various budgetary controls.
  • Evaluate strategic management accounting.

Effective as of Winter 2014

Related Programs

FMGT 2152 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Business Fundamentals
    Full-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Business Management - Advanced Diploma
    Full-time/Part-time   Advanced Diploma
  3. General Insurance and Risk Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  4. Marketing Management (Entrepreneurship Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  5. Marketing Management (General Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  6. Marketing Management (Marketing Communications Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  7. Marketing Management (Professional Real Estate Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  8. Marketing Management (Professional Sales Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  9. Marketing Management (Tourism Management Option)
    Full-time   Diploma

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Fall 2019

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