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FMGT 4610 - Security Analysis 2

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

The objective of this course is to impart to the students the principles of investment management . This course is part two of BCIT's offering of the Canadian Securities Institute's (CSI) Canadian Securities Course (CSC). As such, the course is designed to convey to those who are enrolled in it the fundamentals of investing . It includes a study of the nature and function of the securities markets, the framework essential to the valuation of common shares and fixed income securities. In addition, portfolio management, taxation, asset allocation and economic forecasting are studied.

Prerequisite(s)

FMGT 3610

Credits

2.5

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Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss the structure of capital markets and their function within the Canadian economy.
  • Analyse the role of the Bank of Canada and various regulatory agencies in the financial markets.
  • Analyse financial statements.
  • Discuss the business cycle, inflation, interest rates, fiscal policy and monetary policy in the context of Canadian capital markets.
  • Understand the nature of marketable securities and the factors which influence their price.
  • Discuss the various methods employed to evaluate the worth of a marketable security.
  • Understand the operation of stock exchanges and various financial institutions as well as the regulatory framework within which these institutions operate.
  • Understand the design and management of a portfolio.

Effective as of Winter 2010

Related Programs

FMGT 4610 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Finance
    Full-time   Diploma
  2. Finance
    Part-time   Diploma
  3. Financial Planning
    Part-time   Diploma
  4. Financial Planning
    Full-time   Diploma

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