This course is designed to provide accounting students with the proper mix of technical information and real-world applications. Areas of study include fundamental concepts and technologies (what computers can do for business), the Internet, intranets, electronic commerce, information systems development, basic project management principles, decision support systems, and the benefits of computer and human synergy.
Examine the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on internal control.
Identify methods for auditing information systems.
Business Modeling Processes and System Design
Explain the development of accounting information system requirements.
Describe the systems development life cycle.
Data Management and Integration
Develop a database using an accounting cycle.
Create a tool illustrating the flow of accounting information.
Define terminology used in databases.
Information Systems Infrastructure
Examine accounting software applications.
Identify internal control procedures for accounting information systems.
Identify major hardware components.
Changing Dynamics of Accounting
Differentiate among the various types of information systems (IS).
Analyze the limitations and risks of using the Internet in business activities.
Demonstrate the flow of accounting information through an organization.
Describe the impact of information systems on the accounting profession.
Identify the five accounting cycles.
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