This unit focuses on the key accounting systems and processes which support an organisation's business and enhance decision-making capabilities. The strategic implications of information systems will be analysed, and students will be introduced to the development, implementation, and maintenance of various types of accounting information systems. You will gain a foundational understanding of the underlying information technologies and topics covered including emerging technologies and business models technologies. You will demonstrate your knowledge through projects that simulate real world applications and systems.
|Unit name||Accounting Systems and Processes|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Accounting and Accountability|
|Coordinator||Doctor Alia Alshamari|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).
- Evaluate the roles played by accounting information system in modern business organisations.
- Explain and critically appraise the major accounting information systems construction and development issues and activities including data management.
- Demonstrate oral and written presentation of business process documentation techniques.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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|Assessment||Invigilated online test (35%)|Group assignment (30%)|Individual assignment (35%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
You will need the following text [available from the Co-op Bookshop]:
Parkes, A. et.al. (2016) Accounting Information Systems, 5th Edition, Wiley, ISBN 978-0-730-369-134
All other class materials and activities will be available to be printed from the unit's MyLO site.
If you want to find out how other authors explain the topics in your text you can refer to any of the following:
Romney, M. B., Steinbart, P. J. (2018) Accounting Information Systems, 14th Edition, Pearson, ISBN 978-1-292-22008-6
R. Kelly Rainer, Heather Gray, Tomayess Issa, Graeme Pye, Indrit Troshani, Brad Prince, Hugh J. Watson (2015) Management Information Systems, 1st Australian Edition, John Wiley & Sons, USA.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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