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ACCT406 Accounting Information Systems

An advanced study of the implication of AIS design, operation and control for accountants, auditors and managers, using in-depth case studies to develop practical familiarity with the issues arising.

Paper title Accounting Information Systems
Paper code ACCT406
Subject Accounting
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,037.87
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
ACCT 306
Limited to
MProfAcct, MAcct
Course outline
View the course outline for ACCT 406
Contact
accountancyfinance@otago.ac.nz
Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught through lectures.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Identify common components of AIS
  • Align AIS strategy with the strategy of the organisation
  • Explain the processes of the systems development life cycle
  • Integrate planning for and control of IT systems
  • Describe the components of an internal control system and its contribution to risk management
  • Effectively communicate issues arising from the use of AIS to a non-specialist audience in support of organisation decisions
  • Identify situations where ethical issues arise in the use of AIS
  • Appreciate the issues involved in the design and use of database management systems and enterprise systems
  • Explain the principles involved in the management of an organisation's IT resources, including project management
  • Evaluate and make practical use of ongoing advances in academic and practice-based literature in accounting
  • Undertake and apply independent research to assess and justify solutions to business problems involving AIS
  • Appreciate the relevance of AIS to society at large, in particular to the global reach of business practice and to the aspirations of tangata whenua
Textbooks
Text books are not required for this paper.
Paper Structure
The Master of Professional Accounting (MProfAcct) has been developed to provide graduates with an opportunity to specialise in advanced study with a focus on either applied practical or academic research.
Eligibility
Master of Professional Accounting
Teaching staff
To be confirmed

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Computer Lab

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
B1 Monday 10:00-11:50 30-34, 36

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41

Seminar

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
S1 Tuesday 08:00-09:50 28-34, 36-41
S2 Tuesday 16:00-17:50 28-34, 36-41
S3 Wednesday 12:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41

An advanced study of the implication of AIS design, operation and control for accountants, auditors and managers, using in-depth case studies to develop practical familiarity with the issues arising.

Paper title Accounting Information Systems
Paper code ACCT406
Subject Accounting
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,058.71
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
ACCT 306
Limited to
MProfAcct
Course outline
View the course outline for ACCT 406
Eligibility
Master of Professional Accounting
Contact
accountancyfinance@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dinithi Ranasinghe
Paper Structure
The Master of Professional Accounting (MProfAcct) has been developed to provide graduates with an opportunity to specialise in advanced study with a focus on either applied practical or academic research.
Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught through lectures.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Identify common components of AIS
  • Align AIS strategy with the strategy of the organisation
  • Explain the processes of the systems development life cycle
  • Integrate planning for and control of IT systems
  • Describe the components of an internal control system and its contribution to risk management
  • Effectively communicate issues arising from the use of AIS to a non-specialist audience in support of organisation decisions
  • Identify situations where ethical issues arise in the use of AIS
  • Appreciate the issues involved in the design and use of database management systems and enterprise systems
  • Explain the principles involved in the management of an organisation's IT resources, including project management
  • Evaluate and make practical use of ongoing advances in academic and practice-based literature in accounting
  • Undertake and apply independent research to assess and justify solutions to business problems involving AIS
  • Appreciate the relevance of AIS to society at large, in particular to the global reach of business practice and to the aspirations of tangata whenua

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Computer Lab

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
B1 Wednesday 10:00-11:50 30
B2 Wednesday 16:00-17:50 30
B3 Thursday 10:00-11:50 30

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 14:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41

Seminar

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
S1 Tuesday 10:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
S2 Tuesday 14:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41
S3 Wednesday 12:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41