Information Processes & Control

Subject ACCT90030 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2013:

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: One 3-hour seminar per week
Total Time Commitment:

Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours per semester


ACCT90004 Accounting for Decision Making or equivalent (may be taken concurrently with this subject).

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
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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Dr Alison Parkes


Graduate School of Business and Economics
Level 4, 198 Berkeley Street
Telephone: +61 3 8344 1670
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Subject Overview:

This subject introduces students to the key business and financial processes underpinning organisational business activities and the role and operation of information systems in supporting these business processes.


On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • Analyse the need for business strategy and explain how strategy influences the need for business process information;
  • Prepare business process documentation;
  • Prepare plans to achieve an adequate level of internal control;
  • Describe and evaluate business processes;
  • Evaluate, analyse and interpret the efficacy of business processes and their related enterprise information systems.

  • Group assignments totalling not more than 4000 words (40%)
  • One 3-hour end-of-semester examination (60%)
Prescribed Texts:

You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:

  • Oral and written communication;
  • Collaborative learning and team work;
  • Interpretation and analysis of real-world cases;
  • Problem solving.
Related Course(s): Master of Accounting
Master of Accounting
Master of Business and Information Technology
Master of Business and Information Technology
Master of Management (Accounting)
Master of Management (Accounting)
Master of Management (Business Analysis and Systems)
Master of Professional Accounting

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