Information technology is an essential accounting tool. Amongst other applications, it is used to automate transactions and business processes, streamline reporting and support business analysis. This subject covers the critical evaluation and design of accounting information systems (AIS) and their use in managerial decision-making. It provides both a theoretical and practical understanding of AIS in a broader industry and corporate setting. Emphasis is placed on AIS and technology, control mechanisms, data analysis and reporting. The applied nature of the subject enables the development of practical skills in using accounting software for transaction processing and decision support.
|Faculty||Bond Business School|
1. Describe and discuss the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and evaluate how to integrate and manage, maintain or build an AIS system project.
2. Explain and analyse the recording and processing of accounting events, transactions, and control problems from an accounting, auditing and systems perspective.
3. Design and evaluate systems controls used in the operation of accounting systems.
4. Set up, use, and evaluate selected accounting software package/s.
5. Analyse and use accounting information in solving managerial problems and communicate recommendations.
Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.
Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):
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