FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS

ACC5FAS

2021

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/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesTutorial, case studies, assignment activities and final examination

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Accounting Information Systems

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorParkes A., Considine B., Blount Y., Olesen K.

Year2018

Edition/Volume5th edition

PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Australia

ISBN9780730369134

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Financial Accounting: Reporting, Analysis and Decision Making

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorShirley Carlon, Rosina McAlpine, Chrisann Lee, Lorena Mitrione, Lily Wong and Ngaire Kirk.

Year2019

Edition/Volume6th Edition

PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd

ISBN9780730363279

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Examine the nature of accounting information systems and their relationship to its organisation's processes, control, planning and strategy.
02. Examine the purpose and nature of controls in the operation and management of accounting information systems and the accountant's role in these activities.
03. Identify accounting information systems development activities and the accountant's role in these activities.
04. Examine the operation, controls and the uses of the revenue, expenditure and general ledger processes.
05. Apply the relevant accounting and information systems knowledge to report financial information using computerised system and to analyse the company's performance.
06. Identify the key social responsibility issues related to the practice of accounting and information systems.

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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlireza Vafaei

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 h computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group Assignment Equivalent to 1,000 words per student

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One final 3-hour examination Equivalent to 3,000 words

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Individual Assignment Equivalent to 1000 words

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlireza Vafaei

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group Assignment Equivalent to 1,000 words per student

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One final 3-hour examination Equivalent to 3,000 words

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Individual Assignment Equivalent to 1000 words

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlireza Vafaei

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 32 - 43
One 1.00 h computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group Assignment Equivalent to 1,000 words per student

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One final 3-hour examination Equivalent to 3,000 words

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Individual Assignment Equivalent to 1000 words

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlireza Vafaei

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 32 - 43
One 1.00 h computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group Assignment Equivalent to 1,000 words per student

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One final 3-hour examination Equivalent to 3,000 words

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Individual Assignment Equivalent to 1000 words

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlireza Vafaei

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 31 - 42
One 1.00 h computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group Assignment Equivalent to 1,000 words per student

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One final 3-hour examination Equivalent to 3,000 words

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Individual Assignment Equivalent to 1000 words

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6