|Gold Coast||N/A||Session 1|
|Online||Session 1||Session 1|
Designed to prepare the student for a career in business, this unit examines information systems technology and concepts and provides an introduction to the design and development process of business application software.
Part One - System fundamentals:
Part Two - Systems characteristics and considerations:
Database concepts I
Internal controls I
Internal controls II
Part Three - Systems in action
Transaction cycle - The revenue cycle
Transaction cycle - The expenditure cycle
Transaction cycle - The production cycle
Transaction cycle - The HR management and payroll cycle
Transaction cycle - The general ledger and financial reporting cycle
Part Four - Systems issues:
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||define what an accounting information system is, and describe the basic functions it performs||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||identify and explain the concepts of sound internal control surrounding input, processing and output controls, audit trails, data integrity, security and backups||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice|
|3||identify and explain the business activities performed in the major business cycles and the flow of accounting data and information in those systems||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
|4||identify and explain the stages of development, implementation and maintenance of an AIS.||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
- Brett Considine, Alison Parkes, Karin Olesen, Yvette Blount and Derek Speer, 2012, Accounting Information Systems - understanding business processes, 4th edn, John Wiley & Sons, Milton, QLD, Australia. ISBN: 978-0-7303-0247-6.
Teaching and assessment
|Lecture online 1 hour (Weekly for 12 weeks)|
|Exam: closed book||50%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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