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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|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,113.72|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,177.04|
- ACCT 306
- Limited to
- Master of Professional Accounting
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- Multilevel with ACCT 306
- 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 are not required for this paper.
- Course outline
- View the course outline for ACCT 406
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Critical thinking, Self-motivation.
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- 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