Module/Course Description

Course Title: Accounting Information Systems

Course Code: UU-ACG-2310-ZM

Programme: Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance - ACCA - ZM

Credits: 12.00

Course Description:

The rationale behind every module is to offer the student all possible knowledge in each module of the course, in order to be able to deepen their understanding and render them capable of practically applying it. Accounting Information Systems will enable students to develop a knowledge and understanding of information systems, while providing a high level overview of all the functions used in a Computerized Accounting System that will assist them in their potential job.

After completion of the course students are expected to be able to:
Record the main types of commercial transactions accurately and in appropriate form.
Design reports on commercial relationships in a form that facilitates management action and control.
Demonstrate the interrelationship between income generation and resource usage.
Understand the context and practical application of a computerized accounting system.
Interpret and input data to a computerized accounting system in order to produce final accounts and other reports.
Use tools of Accounting Information Systems such as diagrams, and flowcharting.
Provide and use information needed to make key decisions.
Apply techniques used to prevent fraud in accounting information systems.
Know why computer technology is important to accounting information systems.
Know how to determine the effectiveness of internal controls over specific information systems.

Prerequisites: UU-Bsc-IND100-ZM, UU-FNT-103-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: Semester 1, Semester 2

Typical Module duration: 4.0 Week(s)

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