Business Processes and Internal Controls
Learn how standard accounting systems work so that you can ensure financial processes always run smoothly. Excel at system documentation. Discover how to evaluate the efficiency of internal systems and recommend solutions to common accounting issues.
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- 29 Aug 2022
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- design, document, implement and manage processes such as databases for business transactions and organizational information needs
- analyse workplace information systems using internal control principles and techniques
- recommend solutions to resolve accounting information systems problems.
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- Romney: Chapters 12 & 13 – ignore threats & controls. Chapter 3 – pp 74 to 82
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You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
- CUR-ACC102-Financial Decision Making
- CUR-ACC240-Accounting - The Fundamentals of Business
- CUR-ACC100-Accounting - The Language of Business (No longer available)
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
No additional requirements
Exploration of typical accounting information systems application such as sales, billing, inventory and general ledger. How these subsystems interface with one another, and the principle inputs, processes, files, outputs and controls associated with them. Major themes throughout the course include: objectives and procedures of internal control, typical business documents and reports, and system documentation - use of data flow diagrams, flowcharts and other documentation techniques.
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- Mid semester test (20%)
- Case study (40%)
- Final Invigilated Exam (50%)
Current study term: 28 Aug 22 to 27 Nov 22
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Bachelor of Commerce Accounting
- Level 2 Major Subjects
- Level 3 Major Subjects