Designing Accounting Systems

Subject 306-318 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2009.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture per week and a 1-hour tutorial per week.
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: 306-207 Business Reporting Systems / 306-207 Enterprise Information Systems (pre-2008) or 306-219 Business Systems Development.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

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Subject Overview:

This subject develops students’ understanding of the accounting information system design process. Topics covered include: modelling users’ information needs, selecting, configuring, building and implementing accounting information systems.

Objectives: .

A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (50%), one group assignment equivalent to not more than 3000 words (25%) with presentations (20%) and class participation (5%).

Prescribed Texts:

Prescribed Texts:

To be advised.

Breadth Options:

This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:

You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.

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Generic Skills:
  • High level of development: oral communication; written communication; collaborative learning; problem solving; team work; application of theory to practice; interpretation and analysis; critical thinking; synthesis of data and other information; evaluation of data and other information; accessing data and other information from a range of sources; receptiveness to alternative ideas.

  • Moderate level of development: use of computer software.

Notes: Students may not gain credit for both 306-318 Enterprise Resource Planning Systems and 306-318 Designing Accounting Systems.

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