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ACCT71-601: Information Analysis and Systems


The subject is based on the premise that information systems knowledge is essential for creating competitive firms, managing global corporations, adding business value, and providing useful products and services to customers. In addition, the outputs of the systems need to be analysed and modelled to provide users with output that is meaningful to their management tasks. To achieve this latter aim, this subject will introduce students to the quantitative tools that are necessary for day-to-day business needs. The objectives of this subject are to: 1. Provide a basic knowledge of the application of accounting information systems to business disciplines. 2. Provide a basic knowledge of the application of mathematics and statistics to business disciplines. 3. Develop an ability to analyse and interpret data to provide meaningful information to assist in decision-making. 4. Develop an ability to apply modern quantitative tools (Microsoft Excel) to data analysis in a business context. The subject also introduces key concepts in information technology. The overall principle is that the right information-if it is delivered to the right person, in the right fashion, and at the right time-can improve and ensure organisational effectiveness and efficiency.

Subject details

FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,591
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,760

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate an awareness of the current managerial issues in effectively using information technology.
2. Demonstrate an ability to identify and exploit information technologies to gain competitive advantage, both at an individual and organizational level.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of control objectives and applications in information systems.
4. Demonstrate an ability to analyse and interpret data to provide meaningful information to assist in decision-making.


No Prior Knowledge Required

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/07/2018
Semester start10/09/2018
Subject start10/09/2018
Cancellation 1?24/09/2018
Cancellation 2?01/10/2018
Last enrolment23/09/2018
Last withdrawal?05/10/2018
Teaching census?05/10/2018