2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 3, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 5 October 2020
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 3 hour seminar per week
Online independent and collaborative learning including 11 scheduled online workshops of 1 hour duration
This unit focuses on the requirements and evaluation of an accounting and internal control system. It includes the use of a computerised accounting system. Advanced excel tools are introduced to assist managers analyse and interpret data in the decision-making process in conjunction with other stakeholders. The unit also covers contemporary developments in accounting information systems and data analytics.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this UnitAt the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Design, document and evaluate accounting and internal control systems.
Use accounting software to record business transactions and provide relevant reports.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO2:Communication
Use data analytics to inform stakeholders of key trends and information to assist in decision making.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO5: Problem solving
Use advanced excel tools to assist in decision making.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO3: Digital literacy
GLO5: Problem solving
Be aware of the contemporary developments in accounting information systems and data analytics.
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
Hurdle requirement: Achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination; andSubmit all assessment tasks.
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