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    Overview

    Introduction to financial and management accounting concepts, including reading and interpreting accounting statements and making internal business decisions. Using information systems and communication technology to manage data, with associated ethical issues.

    About this paper

    Paper title Accounting and Information Systems
    Subject Business Studies
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period(s) Semester 1 (On campus)
    Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $937.50
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    Restriction
    BSNS 107
    Schedule C
    Commerce
    Notes
    This is a required paper for BCom from 2017 (to be taken in place of BSNS107 by students completing under earlier regulations).
    Contact

    BSNS115@otago.ac.nz

    Teaching staff

    Semester 1: Yimei Man Accounting and Information Science (to be confirmed)

    Semester 2: Nicola Beatson Accounting and Information Science (to be confirmed)

    Teaching Arrangements
    3 hours of lectures and a 50-minute tutorial per week
    Textbooks

    Birt, J. Chalmers, K., Maloney, S., Brooks, A., Oliver J., and Bond D. (2022). Accounting: Business reporting for decision making. 8th Edition. Wiley & Sons Australia.

    (Note: refer to course outline)

    Course outline

    View the course outline for BSNS115

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Critical thinking, Self-motivation.
    View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
    Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion of this paper, you should be able:

    • To understand enough of the principles of management accounting and financial accounting to be financially literate.
    • To be able to read and interpret financial statements and management accounting information; to be able to ask appropriate questions about statements and to understand answers phrased in accounting language.
    • To understand the role of information in the operation of businesses and how the use of relevant information is supported by different types of information systems; to understand the role of information and communication technology in developing new business models and competitive advantage.
    • To appreciate the ethical issues associated with all of the above.

    Timetable

    Semester 1

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

    Lecture

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend
    A1 Monday 09:00-09:50 9-13, 15-22
    Tuesday 09:00-09:50 9-13, 15-22
    Wednesday 14:00-14:50 9-13, 15-22

    Tutorial

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend one stream from
    A1 Monday 16:00-16:50 10-13, 15-22
    A2 Tuesday 15:00-15:50 10-13, 15-22
    A3 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 10-13, 15-22
    A5 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 10-13, 15-22
    A6 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 10-13, 15-22
    A7 Tuesday 16:00-16:50 10-13, 15-22
    A8 Wednesday 09:00-09:50 10-13, 15-22
    A9 Wednesday 10:00-10:50 10-13, 15-22
    A10 Wednesday 12:00-12:50 10-13, 15-22
    A11 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 10-13, 15-22
    A12 Thursday 12:00-12:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22
    A13 Thursday 16:00-16:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22
    A14 Friday 09:00-09:50 10-12, 15-22
    A16 Friday 14:00-14:50 10-12, 15-22
    A18 Friday 13:00-13:50 10-12, 15-22
    A19 Thursday 15:00-15:50 10-13, 15-16, 18-22

    Semester 2

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

    Lecture

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend
    A1 Monday 15:00-15:50 29-35, 37-42
    Tuesday 10:00-10:50 29-35, 37-42
    Wednesday 11:00-11:50 29-35, 37-42

    Tutorial

    Stream Days Times Weeks
    Attend one stream from
    A1 Monday 16:00-16:50 30-35, 37-42
    A2 Tuesday 15:00-15:50 30-35, 37-42
    A3 Tuesday 16:00-16:50 30-35, 37-42
    A4 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 30-35, 37-42
    A5 Wednesday 14:00-14:50 30-35, 37-42
    A6 Wednesday 15:00-15:50 30-35, 37-42
    A7 Thursday 14:00-14:50 30-35, 37-42
    A8 Thursday 15:00-15:50 30-35, 37-42
    A9 Friday 09:00-09:50 30-35, 37-42
    A10 Friday 10:00-10:50 30-35, 37-42
    A11 Friday 12:00-12:50 30-35, 37-42
    A12 Friday 14:00-14:50 30-35, 37-42
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