Business Reporting Systems

Subject ACCT20003 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture per week and a 1-hour tutorial per week.
Total Time Commitment: Not available

The following:

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 1, Semester 2
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.
Non Allowed Subjects:
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.

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Subject Overview:

Business Reporting Systems provide business users with accounting information for organisational visibility; decision making; planning and control; process management and training. This subject identifies and describes a variety of business reporting systems including inter-organisational systems across a value chain to determine how their capabilities and reporting functions meet the users' business needs. Outputs from these systems include for example, financial statements, budget performance reports, balanced scorecards, and sales and marketing reports. Students will gain an understanding of business data capture, system features and reporting functionality.

Objectives: Information not available.

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

Prescribed Texts: You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
Breadth Options:

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

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Generic Skills:
  • High level of development: application of theory to practice; synthesis of data and other information; evaluation of data and other information; use of computer software.

  • Moderate level of development: oral communication; written communication; collaborative learning; problem solving; team work; interpretation and analysis; critical thinking; accessing data and other information from a range of sources; receptiveness to alternative ideas.


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