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FMGT 4620 - Security Fundamentals

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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.


FMGT 1100 or FMGT 1105 or FMGT 1152




$578.34 - $585.48 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 83234

Thu Jan 24 - Thu Mar 21 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 24 - Mar 21 Thu 17:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 464


David Rose

Course Outline




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One seat remaining as of Jan 21, 2019 5:34 am PST. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 80985

Tue Jan 08 - Tue Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 26 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 3150


Steven Nyvik

Course Outline



This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

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

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

Books & Supplies

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

Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 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

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.

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


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