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FMGT 4620 - Security Fundamentals

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

This course is designed to convey the nature and function of capital markets, the important features of the securities which trade in these markets and the factors which contribute to the value of securities. A discussion of derivative instruments and mutual funds will be included.

Prerequisite(s)

FMGT 1100 or FMGT 1105 or FMGT 1152

Credits

3.0

Cost

$590.51 - $600.51 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 80985

Tue Jan 05 - Tue Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Steven Nyvik

Course Outline

Cost

$600.51

Notes

  1. 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.
  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

CRN 83234

Thu Jan 21 - Thu Mar 18 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 21 - Mar 18 Thu 17:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

David Rose

Course Outline

Cost

$590.51

Notes

  1. 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.
  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

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 62382

Wed Apr 07 - Wed Jun 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 07 - Jun 23 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Steven Nyvik

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$600.51

Notes

  1. 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. Students pursuing the Core Curriculum courses to qualify for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation are now required to study FMGT 3600 (Security Analysis) instead of FMGT 4620.

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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27 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:19 pm (PST). Of these 27, 20 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 63504

Sat May 29 - Sat Jul 24 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 29 - Jul 24 Sat 09:00 - 13:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

David Rose

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$600.51

Notes

  1. 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. Students pursuing the Core Curriculum courses to qualify for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation are now required to study FMGT 3600 (Security Analysis) instead of FMGT 4620

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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12 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:19 pm (PST). Of these 12, 5 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Evaluate the structure of capital markets and their function within the Canadian economy.
  • Analyze the purpose of investments and appreciate their risks and rewards.
  • Interpret the workings and mechanics of a stock exchange.
  • Identify sources of information on the performance of publicly traded companies.
  • Interpret the nature of marketable securities and the factors which influence their price.
  • Categorize the various methods employed to evaluate the worth of a marketable security.
  • Outline the nature of derivatives markets and compare and contrast the principal options.
  • Assess the nature of mutual funds in terms of their advantages, disadvantages and performance.

Effective as of Winter 2015

Related Programs

FMGT 4620 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Full-time   Diploma
  2. Accounting
    Part-time   Diploma
  3. Financial Management (Finance Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  4. General Insurance and Risk Management
    Full-time   Diploma

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

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 Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

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Security Fundamentals (Custom Investments 3Rd Can Ed)
Author Cleary
Copyright 2013
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-11861-162-3
Price $52.50
Required

Spring/Summer 2021

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2021 offerings of this course.

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