British Columbia Institute of


FMGT 7710 - Management Information Systems

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

In this course, students will gain an understanding of the relationship between information technology, accounting information systems, business strategy and organizational improvement. They will examine information technology as an enabler and facilitator of business strategy and as an accounting and control tool to track performance and improve managerial decision-making. Cases and assignments will focus on small- to medium-sized Canadian organizations looking for appropriate solutions to information technology and accounting issues.


Completion of BUSA 1100 (or equivalent) plus FMGT 3720 and FMGT 4210 with a minimum average grade of 65%.





Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 31951

Mon Sep 09 - Mon Dec 09 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 09 Mon 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 108


Colin Jones

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. THIS IS A DEGREE LEVEL COURSE FOR THE BACHELOR OF ACCOUNTING. Please note the following registration guidelines: 1. Acceptance into the Bachelor of Accounting Program OR 2. Completion of FMGT 3720 and 4210 (or equivalent), with a minimum average grade of 65% and approval from the Department. For approval, please send an email with your BCIT student ID number and a brief explanation of why you wish to register to Class will not be held Monday, October 14 (Thanksgiving), but WILL BE HELD on Monday, November 11 (Remembrance Day).

One seat remaining as of Aug 22, 2019 7:27 pm PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify the importance of Accounting and Management Information Systems for proper management and control of organizations.
  • Advise business managers on the effective application and deployment of information technology in organizations.
  • Apply effective written and oral communication skills in a problem solving context.
  • Develop appropriate strategic plans to use informational technology for organizational improvements.
  • Plan the strategic implementation of an accounting information system for an organization.
  • Design informational systems that will address specific strategic business problems.

Effective as of Winter 2017

Related Programs

FMGT 7710 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Accounting
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Accounting

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Fall 2019

Books for Fall 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 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.

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Cei Digital: Management Information Systems, 7Th Cdn Ed
Author Laudon
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2015
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13357-711-2
Price $116.95
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Management Information Systems (7Th Canadian Ed)
Author Laudon
Publisher Pearson/Cn
Copyright 2015
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-13315-684-3
Price $190.95
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