Accounting Information Systems (CISC8802)

Level: 
8
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To critically evaluate the essential requirements of an accounting information system with the aim to select/design a new system using advanced technologies and controls that helps an entity to meet its financial and non-financial information requirements.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Master of Applied Practice programme to enrol in this course.
Topics include: 

May AIS concepts Systems development life cycle (SDLC) Database management system (DBMS) Enterprise resource planning systems (ERP)
COSO control framework Cyber security Data Analytics and Reporting Automated fraud detection Cloud services, XERO, Intuit

May - AIS concepts - Systems development life cycle (SDLC) - Database management system (DBMS) - Enterprise resource planning systems (ERP)
- COSO control framework - Cyber security - Data Analytics and Reporting - Automated fraud detection - Cloud services, XERO, Intuit
.
Learning and Teaching
Learning will be undertaken using a facilitated workshop model, including micro-presentations, discussions, collaborative activities,
case studies and real world work related tasks (including computer based activities on an ERP system and spreadsheet program).
The course will focus on practical case studies, exercises and activities with the use of real businesses and/or publicly available data. Both contemporary issues and/or topical issues in current research may be used.
Students will be encouraged to converse through peer group discussion and in-class conversation with the lecturer.
Discussion forums will be available on Moodle to encourage on-line conversation.
Industry experts will be invited as guest lecturers to provide insights to students on contemporary issues surrounding accounting information system technology, fraud and internal control.
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1290

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Feb 18 - 10 Apr 18 LabTuesday10:00 - 13:00 Mt Albert (112-1101)
1 May 18 - 26 Jun 18 LabTuesday10:00 - 13:00 Mt Albert (112-1101)

Class: 5042

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
23 Aug 18 - 15 Nov 18 LabThursday12:30 - 15:30 Mt Albert (182-1004)
Note: This course is offered as part of Master of Applied Practice, Master of Applied Practice (Professional Accounting).

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