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FMGT 7910 - The Business Environment

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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

$760.76

Winter 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 41549

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Apr 10 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 10 Tue 18:00 - 21:30 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$760.76

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. THIS IS A DEGREE LEVEL COURSE FOR THE BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN ACCOUNTING. Please note the following registration guidelines: 1) Acceptance into the Bachelor in Accounting Program OR 2) Special approval from the Department; this can be obtained by emailing at rbrar@bcit.ca. Note: No class on Tuesday, March 13th – BCIT Spring Break.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

CRN 70529

Thu Jan 11 - Thu Apr 12 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Apr 12 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 108

Instructor

Hans Retterath

Course Outline

Cost

$760.76

Notes

  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 OR 2) Special approval from the Department; this can be obtained by emailing at rbrar@bcit.ca. NOTE: NO CLASS on Thursday, March 15th (BCIT Spring Break week).

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

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 54384

Thu Apr 19 - Thu Jul 12 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 19 - Jul 12 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 112

Instructor

Alaric de Souza

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$760.76

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Departmental Approval Needed - 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.) Special approval from the Department; this can be obtained by emailing at rbrar@bcit.ca.

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

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

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