ACCT5532 Accounting Information Systems
- 6 points
|Not available in 2020||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit explores the role of accounting as an information system within the firm.
- 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 information is provided in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit rules
- ACCT5432 Introductory Financial Accounting (or equivalent);
ACCT5602 Accounting (formerly MGMT8502 Accounting) (or equivalent)
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