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ACCT71-211: Accounting Information Systems

Description

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 complex managerial decision-making. It provides both a theoretical and practical understanding of AIS in a broader industry and corporate setting. Emphasis is placed on the integrated nature of AIS and technology, control mechanisms, data analysis and reporting. The applied nature of the subject enables the development of advanced practical skills in using accounting software for transaction processing and decision support.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: ACCT71-211
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Bond Business School
Semesters offered:
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2024 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Business, Commerce, and Entrepreneurship
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,170.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,300.00
  • Commencing in 2024: $5,410.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,570.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,710.00
  • Commencing in 2024: $6,060.00

Learning outcomes

  1. Evaluate an accounting software package to record common and uncommon business transactions.
  2. Explain the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) on current and emerging accounting practices to support advanced data analysis and complex decision making.
  3. Explain how ICT supports the identification, reporting, and management of risk in an organization and how it can enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of an organization’s systems and processes.
  4. Critically evaluate the adequacy of ICT processes and controls to identify improvements that could be made to them.
  5. Design ICT tools to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of accounting information communication.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

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):

Restrictions:

Subject dates

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
    Semester start: 16/01/2023
    Subject start: 16/01/2023
    Cancellation 1: 30/01/2023
    Cancellation 2: 06/02/2023
    Last enrolment: 29/01/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 04/03/2023
    Teaching census: 10/02/2023
  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 16/07/2023
    Semester start: 11/09/2023
    Subject start: 11/09/2023
    Cancellation 1: 25/09/2023
    Cancellation 2: 02/10/2023
    Last enrolment: 24/09/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 07/10/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 28/10/2023
    Teaching census: 06/10/2023
  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 12/11/2023
    Semester start: 15/01/2024
    Subject start: 15/01/2024
    Cancellation 1: 29/01/2024
    Cancellation 2: 05/02/2024
    Last enrolment: 28/01/2024
    Withdraw - Financial: 10/02/2024
    Withdraw - Academic: 02/03/2024
    Teaching census: 09/02/2024
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
Semester start: 16/01/2023
Subject start: 16/01/2023
Cancellation 1: 30/01/2023
Cancellation 2: 06/02/2023
Last enrolment: 29/01/2023
Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2023
Withdraw - Academic: 04/03/2023
Teaching census: 10/02/2023