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FMGT 2701 - Management Information Systems

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

​This course provides a comprehensive overview and the relevance of management information systems in the accounting sector. Students will gain capabilities that will enable them to analyze information systems within the framework of modern business environments. In addition, the course will examine management information systems and different technologies as enablers and facilitators of business strategy. Different systems, methods, and digital tools will be discussed to set and control performance and improve managerial decision-making. This course meets the requirements set by the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Competency Map.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$530.00

Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 83286

Wed Jan 06 - Wed Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 24 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ben Whitney

Course Outline

Cost

$530.00

Notes

  1. Please note that the lecture component for this course is asynchronous, not requiring you to meet each and every week at a specific time, however, there will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 65803

Wed Apr 07 - Wed Jun 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 07 - Jun 23 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Ben Whitney

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$530.00

Notes

  1. Please note that the lecture component for this course is asynchronous, not requiring you to meet each and every week at a specific time, however, there will be specific timelines for assignments and exams. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date. This course cannot be used for CPA equivalence. This course is appropriate for general accounting knowledge or for the Computerized Accounting Associate Certificate. It is strongly recommended if you are interested in studying the course next year that you register for the available offering starting in January. A working knowledge of Access is beneficial, although not mandatory.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify management information systems concepts
  • Explain how to present information to optimize the decision making process
  • Describe the value of information and information systems to organizations
  • Categorize different types of systems organizations need to provide information to meet business objectives
  • Discuss the importance of quality of information for decision making
  • Evaluate infrastructure and architecture of management information systems
  • Explain the phases of the system development life cycle
  • Describe methods of securing information systems to prevent and control risks

Effective as of Winter 2021

Related Programs

FMGT 2701 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Full-time   Diploma
  2. Accounting
    Part-time   Diploma
  3. Computerized Accounting
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  4. Finance
    Full-time   Diploma
  5. Finance
    Part-time   Diploma
  6. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  7. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  8. Financial Planning
    Part-time   Diploma
  9. Financial Planning
    Full-time   Diploma

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