This course will introduce students to information technology and the role of information systems in business world and the field of accounting. This course is designed to enable students to understand the role of accounting information systems in decision making. Students will gain technological skills that will enable them to interpret accounting information and gain confidence in communicating the outputs to various system users. Students will understand the key concepts of accounting databases and accounting interface, mainly database forms, queries and reports. The need for, and the role of an integrated enterprise system will be discussed, to enable students to understand the information flow from the source entry to accounting records. The concepts of cloud computing and accounting business intelligence will be covered. The fraud and internal control issues will be discussed and will cover the following areas: Top management entity-level IT controls, Application level controls and IT general controls. Concepts of cyber security, legislation, regulations and standards will complement students’ understanding of information technology issues.
$516.35 - $518.44 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.
This course cannot be used for CPA equivalence. This course is appropriate for general accounting knowledge or for the Computerized Accounting Associate Certificate. It is strongly recommended if you are interested in studying the course next year that you register for the available offering starting in January. A working knowledge of Access is beneficial, although not mandatory.
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Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.
Books for Spring/Summer 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following IZUNA
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IZUNA Burnaby Bookstore
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Education or Online Gravitying, nor at the IZUNA Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the .
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Accounting Information Systems
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Cei Digital: Accounting Information Systems
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