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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

$601.98 - $613.41 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

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

CRN 40994

Wed Sep 08 - Wed Nov 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 Wed Online
Oct 13 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online SW01 Rm. 2009
Nov 24 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online SW01 Rm. 2009

Instructor

Steven Nyvik

Course Outline

Cost

$613.41

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 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. The following dates will be HELD IN-CLASS: Midterm: October 13th Final: November 24th 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
  3. 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 42635

Thu Sep 23 - Thu Dec 02 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 23 - Dec 02 Thu 17:30 - 21:30 DTC DTC Rm. 689

Instructor

David Rose

Course Outline

Cost

$601.98

Notes

  1. Class WILL NOT be held on September 30th (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation) & Thursday, November 11th (Remembrance Day). 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. This is not a self-paced 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 is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 83234

Thu Jan 20 - Thu Mar 17 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 20 - Mar 17 Thu 17:30 - 21:30 Online

Instructor

David Rose

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$601.98

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Exams will be HELD IN-CLASS on the following dates at the Downtown Campus: Midterm: February 17th Final: March 17th 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.

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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

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