INFO243-22S2 (C) Semester Two 2022

Accounting Information Systems

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 18 July 2022
End Date: Sunday, 13 November 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 31 July 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 2 October 2022

Description

Core business subsystems and processes that allow organisations to operate effectively and efficiently. Includes enterprise databases; process and pervasive controls in the context of the development life cycle of accounting information systems; frameworks for evaluation of accounting information systems and their processes. Students develop practical skills in using at least one accounting information system package for small businesses, and advanced skills using Excel to manipulate business data.

The three broad aims of the course are to provide students with:
*  an understanding of the purpose and role of accounting information systems within contemporary organisations;
*  an awareness of the way in which internal controls and technology interrelate with accounting information systems; and
*  an understanding of the real-life problems of designing, implementing and using accounting information systems.

Learning Outcomes

Having engaged in learning during the course, students will be able to:

1.  Analyse accounting transactions and problems from a systems perspective.
2.  Analyse, design and evaluate controls to be used in the development and operations of accounting systems.
3.  Analyse and evaluate the usefulness of accounting systems in solving managerial problems.
4.  Analyse and evaluate different approaches to the development and operation of accounting systems.
5.  Operate and evaluate selected accounting software packages.

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Pre-requisites

Restrictions

ACIS243, AFIS243

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 16:00 - 18:00 Meremere 108 Lecture Theatre
18 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 Meremere 110 Computer Lab
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
02 Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00 Meremere 110 Computer Lab
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
03 Wednesday 15:00 - 16:00 Meremere 110 Computer Lab
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
04 Thursday 09:00 - 10:00 Meremere 110 Computer Lab
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
05 Thursday 10:00 - 11:00 Meremere 110 Computer Lab
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
06 Thursday 11:00 - 12:00 Meremere 110 Computer Lab
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 09:00 - 10:00 Ernest Rutherford 225
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
02 Thursday 11:00 - 12:00 Ernest Rutherford 225
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
03 Thursday 13:00 - 14:00 Jack Erskine 441
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
04 Thursday 14:00 - 15:00 Jack Erskine 315
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct
05 Thursday 15:00 - 16:00 Jack Erskine 446
25 Jul - 28 Aug
12 Sep - 23 Oct

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Annette Mills

Assessment

Software/Accounting packages for lab-based practicals:  Xero and Excel

Textbooks / Resources

Recommended Reading

Romney, Marshall B; Accounting information systems ; Fifteenth Edition, Global Edition; Pearson Education Limited, 2021.

Course links

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Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $875.00

International fee $4,563.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Department of Accounting and Information Systems on the department and colleges page .

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