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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.




$730.50 - $751.54 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below is one offering 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




  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

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Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 87338

Mon Jan 06 - Mon Mar 09 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 09 Online


Deborah Schell

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. a. Internet delivery format. b. Department Approval Needed. c. This section is reserved for students enrolled in either the Risk Management or PART-TIME Marketing Management diploma programs. d. Students must receive approval to register into this course. For approval, please send an email to that includes your BCIT student ID number and a brief explanation of why you wish to register in the course.

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

Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.

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English Language Proficiency

BCIT's Part-time Studies English Language Proficiency Standard is English 12 (or equivalency). Students who do not meet this requirement should upgrade their English skills prior to any future registration.

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