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FMGT 3555 - Finance for Business Management

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

The purpose of the course is to give the student an understanding of the role finance plays in business and industry. Corporate finance is a tool that helps managers maximize the financial performance of a company for the long-term benefit of its shareholders. In this course students learn how firms can efficiently allocate their financial resources and how they can acquire those resources on as favourable terms as possible.

Prerequisite(s)

FMGT 2100 or FMGT 2105 or FMGT 2152

Credits

4.5

Cost

$739.07 - $744.44 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 45835

Thu Sep 12 - Thu Dec 05 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 325
Sep 19 - Dec 05 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 BBY NE23 Rm. 102

Instructor

Pav Manchanda

Course Outline

Cost

$739.07

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This course is intended for students that were unsuccessful in their first attempt at the following courses: FMGT 4561 – Finance for Business Management, FMGT 3550 – Business Finance 1; FMGT 3222 – Managerial Finance (MKTG). Please contact Samantha Rubinic at srubinic@bcit.ca for approval to register in this course.

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Winter 2020

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

CRN 87510

Thu Jan 16 - Thu Apr 09 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 16 - Apr 09 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 DTC

Instructor

William Shen

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$744.44

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This course is intended for students that were unsuccessful in their first attempt at the following courses: FMGT 4561 – Finance for Business Management, FMGT 3550 – Business Finance 1; FMGT 3222 – Managerial Finance (MKTG). Please contact Samantha Rubinic at srubinic@bcit.ca for approval to register in this course.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe and discuss the goals and functions of financial management.
  • Analyze a firm’s financial statements using ratios, vertical analysis and horizontal analysis.
  • Analyze the contents and the structure of the income statement, the balance sheet, the cash flow statement and the statement of changes in equity.
  • Calculate present value, future value, annuity amounts, and rates of return and analyze time value of money problems.
  • Develop cash budgets and forecast financial statements.
  • Compare and contrast different sources of long-term financing.
  • Measure the firm’s cash conversion cycle.
  • Determine the optimal mix of working capital: receivables, inventory, cash.

Effective as of Winter 2015

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