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.
|Bond Business School|
- January 2021 [Standard Offering]
- May 2021 [Standard Offering]
- September 2021 [Standard Offering]
- January 2022 [Standard Offering]
- May 2022 [Standard Offering]
- September 2022 [Standard Offering]
- January 2023 [Standard Offering]
- May 2023 [Standard Offering]
- Commencing in 2020: $4,340
- Commencing in 2021: $3,890
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.
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