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.
THIS IS A DEGREE LEVEL COURSE FOR THE BACHELOR OFACCOUNTING. Please note the following registration guidelines: 1) Acceptance into the Bachelor of Accounting, OR 2) Completion of BUSA 1100 (or equivalent) plus FMGT 3720 and 4210 (or equivalent), with minimum average grade of 65%, and special approval from the Department; this can be obtained by emailing at firstname.lastname@example.org. NOTE: There wll be no class on on Monday, February 12th,( BC Family Day), Monday, March 12th (BCIT Spring Break), and Monday, April 2nd (Easter Monday).
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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
FMGT 7710 is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Business
Accounting Full-time/Part-time Bachelor of Accounting
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