Information Processes & Control

Subject ACCT90030 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

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

This subject is not offered in 2014.

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:
Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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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.

Learning Outcomes:

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.
  • 1500 word group assignment due in the first half of semester (10%)
  • 2500 word group assignment due in the second half of the semester (30%)
  • 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 Management (Accounting)
Master of Management (Accounting)
Master of Management (Business Analysis and Systems)

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