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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. NOTE: No class March 14 due to BCIT Spring Break.
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
Accounting Full-time/Part-time Bachelor of Accounting
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