Accounting Systems and Processes
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- 12 Jul 2021
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Evaluate the roles played by accounting information system in modern business organisations
- Explain and critically appraise the major accounting information systems construction and development issues and activities including data management
- Demonstrate oral and written presentation of business process documentation techniques
- Accounting information systems - an overview; Business processes and enterprise resource planning systems
- Systems documentation techniques;
- Relational databases
- Database design and implementation using ER and REA models
- Systems development process and technology concepts
- In class test
- Control and accounting information systems (controls for security, confidentiality, privacy, processing integrity and availability)
- Accounting information systems applications (transaction cycles)
- Computer fraud and abuse techniques and auditing computer-based information systems
Available as "Open Access" with the requirement of a Bachelors degree.
No special requirements
This subject focuses on the key accounting systems and processes which support an organisation's business and enhance decision-making capabilities. The strategic implications of information systems will be analysed, and students will be introduced to the development, implementation, and maintenance of various types of accounting information systems. You will gain a foundational understanding of the underlying information technologies and topics covered including emerging technologies and business models technologies. You will demonstrate your knowledge through projects that simulate real world applications and systems.
- Area Test (10%)
- Final Exam (60%)
- Case Moot (15%)
- Case Study (15%)
Current study term: 11 Jul 21 to 17 Oct 21
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