Accounting Information Systems
Gold Coast, Australia
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
DescriptionThis subject covers the critical evaluation and design of accounting information systems (AIS) and their use in managerial decision-making. Emphasis is placed on AIS and technology, control mechanisms, data analysis, and reporting, and their application to solve business problems. Students will also develop practical skills in using accounting software for transaction processing and decision support.Learning Objectives1. Analyse accounting events, transactions, and control problems from a systems perspective
2. Analyse, design and evaluate controls to be used in the development and operations of accounting systems
3. Set up, use, and evaluate selected accounting software package/s
4. Analyse and use accounting information in solving managerial problems, and communicate recommendations
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.