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AFC2851 - Accounting information systems and financial modelling

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Ian Beaman


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


The objective of this unit is two-fold. First, the unit provides students with a broad introduction to accounting information systems and the role technology plays in accounting. The focus will be on an introduction to: enterprise systems; database
management; documentation methods; internal controls; and the core business processes found in organisations. Second, the unit focuses on corporate modelling theory; models as decision support tools; types and uses of models; benefits and limitations of
models; effective spreadsheet design; auditing spreadsheet models and development of various models using an industry standard spreadsheet.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Assignments: 40%
Examination (3 hours) 60%.

Contact hours

2-hour lecture and 1-hour tutorial per week


AFC1021 or AFC1022


AFC2160, AFF2851, AFW2851, BUS1060, BUS3030