Courses Catalogue

Accounting & Information System

COURSE CODE: FAC7303
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Business Administration (Finance & Accounting), M.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

PURPOSE OF COURSE 

Accounting is arguably one of the earliest applications of information system in business. Accountants need solid. Information system knowledge and skills in order to provide better information for business decision making. A central feature of accounting in today’s business world is the interaction of accounting.

Professionals with computer based information systems. As primary users of information systems in organisations, accountants must participate in their design and implementation; and understand their operation.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course unit students should be able to:

·         Identify key issues associated with the application of information systems for accounting and business decision making

  • describe the core business procese and understand hywo these processes are implemented in AIS
  • Discuss the risks and controls associated with business process and AIS
  • Discuss the basic knowledge of how accounting information systems function in today’s business environment
  • Explain the issues in information systems