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.
|Faculty||Bond Business School|
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.
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.
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|Withdraw – Financial?||12/02/2022|
|Withdraw – Academic?||05/03/2022|