To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. All PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.
This course addresses issues and challenges faced by the auditing profession in today's environment including the impact of audit failures on the profession, auditor independence issues, assessment of risk on an audit and the ethical responsibilities of accountants. The course will focus extensively on problematic situations that auditors have dealt with in the past so that you can obtain a better understanding of how to approach similar situations in the future. Case studies will be used extensively and your communication skills will be developed through the extensive use of class discussions and delivery of group presentations.
This is a degree level courses reserved only for those who have been formally accepted into the Bachelor of Accounting program. If you have an inquiry regarding this course, please contact Bachelor_accounting@bcit.ca.
This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.
Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.
This course is only available to those who have been formally accepted into the Bachelor of Accounting program. Please send any inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org. No class March 16 (BCIT Spring Break). 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.
Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start
date. Check your myBCIT email account to
access this information.
A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students.
International students: this may impact your ability to register.
This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 28 at 9:00 am (PDT)
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Analyze the environment surrounding an audit engagement including identifying the users of the financial statements and the potential legal exposure to the auditor.
Analyze the risk of material misstatement and the risk of fraud for a variety of audit engagement situations.
Explain how the Sarbanes-Oxley legislation impacts the accounting and auditing professions.
Provide meaningful and practical solutions that respond to users' needs.
Evaluate the appropriateness of audit evidence and assess whether sufficient, appropriate audit evidence has been obtained in a variety of situations.
Assess the ethical ramifications of decisions made by auditors and professional accountants.
Exercise professional judgment in situations encountered in an audit file.
Effective as of Winter 2017
FMGT 7310 is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Business + Media
Accounting Full-time/Part-time Bachelor of Accounting
Books & Supplies
The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and
stationery. Please visit
bcit.ca/bookstore for more
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.
No information on books is currently available for Winter 2021 offerings of this course.
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