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MIS251 - Accounting Information Systems

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

A Craig

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:MAA103
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Trimester 2:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour lab per week

Cloud(online): Learning resources are via CloudDeakin

 

Trimester 3:

Cloud (online) Intensive offering:

Unit is taught intensively in blocks during trimester 3.  Students enrolled in this mode must actively participate in CloudDeakin across the dates specified below:

  • to be advised

Burwood (Melbourne) Intensive:

Unit is taught face to face intensively in blocks during trimester 3.  Classes are not held every week, but attendance is required across the dates specified below :

  • to be advised

(all classes 10.00am - 4:30pm)

Content

This unit provides students with the opportunity to learn about systems/software used by accounting practitioners. Students develop knowledge and understanding of the importance of the processes in organisations and how accounting information systems facilitate the management of these processes.

The unit will also provide hands-on experience using MYOB AccountRight software, to set up the accounts for a new business. MYOB AccountRight is a key system used within the realm of accounting.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Group of up to four students) - MYOB Assignment and oral presentation - 50%

Examination / Test* (2 hours) - 50%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the available marks in the examination

*For students studying in Intensive mode only

Unit Fee Information

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