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FMGT 2701 - Management Information Systems

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. All PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.

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.





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


Ben Whitney

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  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 full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.


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

Books & Supplies

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Winter 2021

Books for Winter 2021 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Cei Digital: Mylab Mis W Etext For Mgmt Information Systems, 16 Th Ed
Author Laudon
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2019
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13520-556-3
Price $75.00


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