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FMGT 7910 - The Business Environment

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course 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.

Prerequisite(s)

FMGT 4110

Credits

3.0

Cost

$796.52

Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 31711

Thu Sep 10 - Thu Dec 03 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Dec 03 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Kristine Thompson

Course Outline

Cost

$796.52

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. 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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Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 70529

Thu Jan 14 - Thu Apr 15 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 14 - Apr 15 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Alaric de Souza

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$796.52

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. This course is only available to those who have been formally accepted into the Bachelor of Accounting program. Please send any inquiries to bachelor_accounting@bcit.ca. No class March 18 due to 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.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

FMGT 7910 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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

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