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FMGT 3555 - Finance for Business Management

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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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.


FMGT 2100 or FMGT 2105 or FMGT 2152





Fall 2020

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

CRN 45835

Thu Sep 10 - Thu Dec 03 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Dec 03 Thu 18:00 - 22:00 BBY Online Delivery


Pav Manchanda

Course Outline




  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 for approval to register in this course.

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

In Progress

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

Related Programs

FMGT 3555 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Business Administration (General Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  2. Business Administration (Global Studies Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  3. Business Administration (Human Resources Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  4. Business Administration (Management Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  5. Business Administration (Marketing Option)
    Part-time   Diploma

Books & Supplies

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Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 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: Mindtap Iac For Financial Mgmt: Theory & Practice, 3Ce (12 Mth)
Author Brigham
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2017
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-17659-663-7
Price $105.50
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Financial Mgmt: Theory & Practice, Loose Leaf + Mindtap W. Aplia
Author Brigham
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2016
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-17679-944-1
Price $147.95
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