British Columbia Institute of Technologywww.bcit.ca/study/courses/fmgt7910

Important Notice: COVID-19 Institute response

BCIT

FMGT 7910 - The Business Environment

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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.

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

$813.34

Fall 2021

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

CRN 31711

Thu Sep 16 - Thu Dec 16 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 16 - Dec 16 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 203

Instructor

Kristine Thompson

Course Outline

Cost

$813.34

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. 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.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 70529

Thu Jan 13 - Thu Apr 14 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Apr 14 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 209

Instructor

Alaric de Souza

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$813.34

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. 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 bachelor_accounting@bcit.ca.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

}

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 27 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

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

Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of FMGT 7910 - The Business Environment? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request related to BCIT course information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: privacy@bcit.ca.

Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.

Find Courses

School of Business + Media Waitlist

Need to waitlist for a School of Business + Media course?

Find out more

English Language Proficiency

BCIT's Part-time Studies English Language Proficiency Standard is English 12 (or equivalency). Students who do not meet this requirement should upgrade their English skills prior to any future registration.

Payment Changes At BCIT

We've changed the way we accept payments.

Find out more

Course Navigation, Related Links & Tools

Registration News

Registration is currently open for the Fall 2021 term.

A sneak preview of Winter 2022 term courses is also now available here.

Students may register for Winter 2022 term courses online or by phone starting Wed, Oct 27 at 9:00 am (PDT).

Classroom Locations

Classroom locations are subject to last minute changes. Please check the Part-time Studies Classroom Locations listing at www.bcit.ca/rooms on the first day of any course you are registered for.

Part-time Studies Financial Aid

Will you be studying at BCIT part-time? Do you need assistance funding your studies? Find out if you qualify for Part-time Studies financial aid.

© BCIT