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AC4161 - Accounting and Management Information Systems

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Accountancy
Credit Units
3
Course Duration
One Semester
Pre-requisite(s)

FB2100 or CB2100

Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2017/18

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
 
Course Aims

This course is designed to introduce a variety of topics about the systems used by a company to process its accounting information. The course focuses on automated accounting information systems as a tool to understand and integrate processes, process activities and data, perform analysis, and create information to facilitate managerial decision-making.

This course aims to:

  1. provide students with knowledge of the nature and role of accounting information systems in a business;
  2. prepare students to identify internal control risk and suggest appropriate controls within an accounting information system;
  3. develop students’ ability to model business processes and create accounting information database;
  4. develop students’ knowledge of different business processes, including sales/collection, acquisition/payment, conversion.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
 
Detailed Course Information

AC4161.pdf

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Department of Accountancy