ACCOUNTING AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

ACC1AIS

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will acquire the knowledge, skills and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles which govern the preparation, presentation and communication of accounting information. You will prepare accounting information for both internal and external stakeholders by using relevant information technology as well as the management of information systems. This subject is a prerequisite to further study in accounting

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJudy Louie

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ACC1AMD

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ACC1IFA

Equivalent subjects ACC1IFA

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsFinancial Accounting - Reporting, Analysis and Decision MakingPrescribedS. Carlon, R. McAlpine-Mladenovic, C. Palm, L. Mitrione, N. Kirk and L. Wong, 5th EditionJohn Wiley & Sons Australia
ReadingsAccounting Information Systems: Understanding Business processesRecommendedConsidine, S., Parkes A., Olesen K., Blount Y., & Speer, D., 4th EditionJohn Wiley & Sons Auatralia Ltd
ReadingsAccounting Information SystemsRecommendedRomney, M., Steinbart, P. J., Mula, J., McNamara, R., & Tonkin T., 2013Pearson Australia

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify and apply relevant accounting and information systems skills to the development, operation, maintenance and control of accounting information systems

Activities:
Tutorials and assessment tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Apply the key concepts and principles underlying the recognition, measurement, recording and provision of accounting information using manual and computerised accounting systems

Activities:
Tutorials and assessment tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Identify and interpret the role of ethics, corporate governance and social responsibility (including sustainability) in using accounting information systems

Activities:
Tutorials and assessment tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2016, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJudy Louie

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This subject requires a computer lab for the students to do their work. Please allocate a computer lab (or labs) which fits 40 students concurrently."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online TestsPlease check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Lecture/Workshop Preparations (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Lecture/Workshop Assessments (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (1200 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02, 03
Final Exam (2 Hours)Hurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 40% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass the subject.50 01, 02, 03

Bendigo, 2016, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Ashman

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This subject requires a computer lab for the students to do their work. Please allocate a computer lab (or labs) which fits 40 students concurrently."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online TestsPlease check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Lecture/Workshop Preparations (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Lecture/Workshop Assessments (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (1200 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02, 03
Final Exam (2 Hours)Hurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 40% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass the subject.50 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJudy Louie

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This subject requires a computer lab for the students to do their work. Please allocate TLC 315 and 316 concurrently so that each workshop will fit 40 students. Otherwise, please allocate another computer lab which fits 40 students."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online TestsPlease check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Lecture/Workshop Preparations (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Lecture/Workshop Assessments (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (1200 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02, 03
Final Exam (2 Hours)Hurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 40% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass the subject.50 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJudy Louie

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This subject requires a computer lab for the students to do their work. Please allocate TLC 315 and TLC 316 concurrently so that each workshop will fit 40 students."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online TestsPlease check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Lecture/Workshop Preparations (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Lecture/Workshop Assessments (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (1200 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02, 03
Final Exam (2 Hours)Hurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 40% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass the subject.50 01, 02, 03

Mildura, 2016, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Nalder

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This subject requires a computer lab for the students to do their work. Please allocate a computer lab (or labs) which fits 40 students concurrently."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online TestsPlease check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Lecture/Workshop Preparations (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Lecture/Workshop Assessments (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (1200 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02, 03
Final Exam (2 Hours)Hurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 40% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass the subject.50 01, 02, 03

Shepparton, 2016, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Nalder

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This subject requires a computer lab for the students to do their work. Please allocate a computer lab (or labs) which fits 40 students concurrently."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online TestsPlease check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Lecture/Workshop Preparations (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Lecture/Workshop Assessments (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (1200 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02, 03
Final Exam (2 Hours)Hurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 40% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass the subject.50 01, 02, 03

Sydney, 2016, Study Period 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJudy Louie

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online TestsPlease check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Lecture/Workshop Preparations (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Lecture/Workshop Assessments (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (1200 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02, 03
Final Exam (2 Hours)Hurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 40% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass the subject.50 01, 02, 03

Sydney, 2016, Study Period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJudy Louie

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online TestsPlease check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Lecture/Workshop Preparations (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Lecture/Workshop Assessments (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (1200 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02, 03
Final Exam (2 Hours)Hurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 40% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass the subject.50 01, 02, 03

Sydney, 2016, Study Period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJudy Louie

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online TestsPlease check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Lecture/Workshop Preparations (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Lecture/Workshop Assessments (400 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (1200 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02, 03
Final Exam (2 Hours)Hurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 40% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass the subject.50 01, 02, 03