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FMGT 2701 - Management Information Systems

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

​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

$539.11 - $541.49 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

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

CRN 46252

Thu Sep 09 - Thu Dec 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 02 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 102

Instructor

Ben Whitney

Course Outline

Cost

$541.49

Notes

  1. 1. Class WILL NOT be held on September 30th (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation) & Thursday, November 11th (Remembrance Day). 2. This is a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) course. Students are required to use their own laptop during class time. Computing requirements for the School of Business and Media can be found here: https://www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/bcit-sobm-byod.pdf. Information about student discounts on technology products can be found here: https://www.bcit.ca/it-services/student-discounts/. 3. A desktop computer is not suitable for this course.
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Winter 2022

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 83286

Wed Jan 05 - Wed Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online

Instructor

Ben Whitney

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$541.49

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. EXAMS WILL BE HELD IN-CLASS AT THE BURNABY CAMPUS. THESE WILL BE HOSTED ON A SCHEDULED WEDNESDAY. THE SPECIFIC DATES FOR THESE ARE TO BE ANNOUNCED. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. 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.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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CRN 89570

Sat Jan 08 - Sat Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 26 Online

Instructor

Juan Azmitia

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$539.11

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Exams will be held during class times IN PERSON at the Burnaby Campus. Specific exam dates are as follows: Midterm Exam: Saturday, February 12, 2021, 1300 - 1600, in SE6 205 Final Exam: Saturday, March 26, 2021, 1300 - 1600, in SE6 205. This course is asynchronous, but not self-paced. Students must complete the assignments as shown on the course schedule. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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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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