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 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 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 and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.
In Progress and Full
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 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.
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:
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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