ACCT5532 Accounting Information Systems

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Not available in 2018UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit explores the role of accounting as an information system within the firm.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) build on their understanding of the role of accounting within an organisation; (2) accept a view of accounting as an information system; (3) independently learn to use a computer based accounting information system in completing a simple exercise recording transactions typical of a small to medium business; (4) analyse, describe and document aspects of business processes relevant to accounting information systems; (5) recognise threats to the quality of accounting information and identify appropriate controls; (6) become aware of the issues involved in analysis and design of computer based accounting information systems; and (7) use and further develop problem solving and teamwork skills.
Assessment
Assessment information is provided in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
ACCT5432 Introductory Financial Accounting (or equivalent);
or
ACCT5602 Accounting (formerly MGMT8502 Accounting) (or equivalent)
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