AFX9520 - Accounting information systems and financial modelling
6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics
Caulfield First semester 2008 (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. Development of various models using an industry standard spreadsheet.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
Within semester assessment: 30%
3 hours per week