Unit of Study ISYS5004 - Accounting Information Systems and Processes (2021)
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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
define what an accounting information system is, and describe the basic functions it performs
identify and explain the concepts of sound internal control surrounding input, processing and output controls, audit trails, data integrity, security and backups
identify and explain the business activities performed in the major business cycles and the flow of accounting data and information in those systems
recognise and explain the threats to effective and efficient performance of those processes and the applicable control procedures for dealing with those threats, and the key decisions that need to be made and the information needed to support those decisions
identify and explain the business activities performed in the major business cycles and the flow of accounting data and information in those systems.
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