Accounting Information Systems
|Course code INFT6500||Units 10||Level 6000||Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT|
Examines the theory and practice of Accounting Information Systems. Covers all aspects of the use of information technology to support the contemporary organisation, with particular emphasis on support for Accounting and Finance. Industry-focused case studies and detailed practical exercises are used to underpin the conceptual models used to describe the elements of modern accounting support systems.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||On completion of this course the student should be able to:|
1. Demonstrate a strong knowledge of the applications of a computer-based accounting system.
2. Appreciate the nature of the interactions between the traditional accounting applications and other transaction management systems.
3. Use technology-assisted tools for project control, audit, financial analysis and reporting.
|Content||- Components of business information systems|
- Information systems selection, development and implementation
- Enterprise Wide Information systems (ERP)
- Evaluation of information systems, including formal audit
- Adding value, using technology to support decision making
- Managing the System Development Life Cycle.
|Assumed Knowledge||ACFI6000 - Financial Accounting 1|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Computer Lab: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for INFT6500|