Undergraduate | LTU-ACC1AIS | 2024
Accounting Information Systems
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- Study method
- 100% online
- Subject may require attendance
- Entry requirements
- Prior study needed
- 12 weeks
- 29 July 2024
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
Accounting Information Systems
About this subject
On successful completion you will be able to:
- Employ accounting software, information technologies and business intelligence tools to develop, manage and control accounting information systems within organisations.
- Critically evaluate current ICT processes and controls within an organisation and develop solutions to make them more effective.
- Effectively and appropriately communicate findings about AIS and their implications to relevant stakeholders.
- Introduction and foundation of AIS
- Basic system development and DMBS
- Introduction to AIS development strategies
- AIS for revenue cycle
- AIS for expenditure cycle
- AIS for general ledger and reporting
- Dashboard design: using Excel and Power BI
- Fraud, control and audit in AIS
- Introduction to cybercrime
- Introduction to AIS for auditing
- System design in AIS
The digital transformation of business operations has led to an increasing demand for accounting and business professionals to develop information and communications technology (ICT) skills. This subject is designed to develop your ICT skills in the context of accounting practice. You will apply the key concepts and principles underlying the recognition, measurement, recording and provision of accounting information using accounting information systems that are powered by information technologies, business intelligence, and accounting software. You will also learn to employ these tools to develop, manage and control accounting information systems, as well as to critically evaluate the relevance and sufficiency of such systems and communicate the findings to relevant stakeholders.
- Individual assignment (1000 words in total). (20%)
- Group assignment (equivalent to 1000 words per student) (30%)
- Final exam (2500 words equivalent) (50%)
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