BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.
This course provides an overview of the contemporary Canadian business environment. The political, legal, regulatory and trading environment in which firms operate will be examined. Students will explore the operation of industries in the global economy and assess challenges and opportunities presented by environmental factors.
This class will be held virtually, with the exception of a mandatory in person final exam. This is a synchronous course, so students must be available to attend remotely through Zoom at the scheduled class times. Students must have a webcam and microphone. The final exam will be held during class time IN PERSON at the Burnaby Campus. Specific details for the final exam are as follows. Final Exam: December 16, 2021 at 6:00 pm 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.
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Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.
No class March 17 (BCIT Spring Break). This class will be held virtually, with the exception of a mandatory in person final exam. This is a synchronous course, so students must be available to attend remotely through Zoom at the scheduled class times. Students must have a webcam and microphone. Exams will be held during class time IN PERSON at the Burnaby Campus. The final exam will be held in-person on April 14, 2022, from 18:00 - 21:00 in the classroom noted above. Students must bring their own device for the exam. For details, please see https://www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/bcit-sobm-byod.pdf. This course is only available to those who have been formally accepted into the Bachelor of Accounting program. Please send any inquiries to email@example.com.
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 27 at 9:00 am (PDT)
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Evaluate potential sources of competitive intelligence.
Select ethical approaches to gathering and using competitive intelligence.
Interpret data and information relating to an organization and its business activities.
Assess impact of various components of the Canadian and global business environments using PESTLE (Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal and Environmental) analysis.
Evaluate the level of competition in an industry.
Conclude whether an organization’s corporate social responsibility programs are appropriate and effective.
Assess the business climate and culture of Canada’s major trading partners.
Assess the impact of international trade agreements on an industry.
Plan a response to the opportunities and threats presented by the business environment.
Propose implementation plans for strategic and operational initiatives.
Effective as of Fall 2016
FMGT 7910 is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Business + Media
Accounting Full-time/Part-time Bachelor of Accounting
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