ACCOUNTING AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

ACC1AIS

2019

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.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlireza Vafaei

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ACC1AMD

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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, 2019John Wiley & Sons Australia
ReadingsAccounting Information Systems: Understanding Business processesRecommendedParkes A., Considine, B, Olesen K., Blount Y., & Speer, D., 5e 2017John Wiley & Sons Auatralia Ltd

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:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)
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:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)
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 (Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlireza Vafaei

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1-3 hrs of online learning and assessment activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two online tests (total 500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Workshop Preparation (500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (500 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02
Final Exam (3 Hours - 3,000 words equivalent)60 01, 02, 03

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlireza Vafaei

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1-3 hrs of online learning and assessment activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two online tests (total 500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Workshop Preparation (500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (500 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02
Final Exam (3 Hours - 3,000 words equivalent)60 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlireza Vafaei

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1-3 hrs of online learning and assessment activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two online tests (total 500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Workshop Preparation (500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (500 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02
Final Exam (3 Hours - 3,000 words equivalent)60 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlireza Vafaei

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1-3 hrs of online learning and assessment activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two online tests (total 500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Workshop Preparation (500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (500 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02
Final Exam (3 Hours - 3,000 words equivalent)60 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2019, Summer 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlireza Vafaei

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 45
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1-3 hrs of online learning and assessment activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two online tests (total 500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Workshop Preparation (500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (500 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02
Final Exam (3 Hours - 3,000 words equivalent)60 01, 02, 03

Mildura, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlireza Vafaei

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1-3 hrs of online learning and assessment activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two online tests (total 500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Workshop Preparation (500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (500 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02
Final Exam (3 Hours - 3,000 words equivalent)60 01, 02, 03

Shepparton, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlireza Vafaei

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1-3 hrs of online learning and assessment activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two online tests (total 500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Workshop Preparation (500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (500 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02
Final Exam (3 Hours - 3,000 words equivalent)60 01, 02, 03

Sydney, 2019, Study Period 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1-3 hrs of online learning and assessment activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two online tests (total 500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Workshop Preparation (500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (500 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02
Final Exam (3 Hours - 3,000 words equivalent)60 01, 02, 03

Sydney, 2019, Study Period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlireza Vafaei

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1-3 hrs of online learning and assessment activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two online tests (total 500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Workshop Preparation (500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (500 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02
Final Exam (3 Hours - 3,000 words equivalent)60 01, 02, 03

Sydney, 2019, Study Period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlireza Vafaei

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"In addition, students are expected to undertake between 1-3 hrs of online learning and assessment activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two online tests (total 500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02
Workshop Preparation (500 words equivalent)Please check subject learning guide for further details.10 01, 02, 03
Individual Assignment (500 words)Please check subject learning guide for further details.20 01, 02
Final Exam (3 Hours - 3,000 words equivalent)60 01, 02, 03