This course enables students to effectively identify and utilize the complex systems and applications used in the accounting sector. Students will gain hands-on knowledge that will enable them to analyze and implement accounting systems within the framework of modern business environments, including privacy, security, and control systems needed to ensure client confidentiality and strategic advantage through the use of IT. This course qualifies as a prerequisite for entrance into the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Professional Education Program (PEP).
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Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
ANALYZE BUSINESS SYSTEMS
Contrast general Business Information Systems & Architectures
Differentiate the nature, type, and uses of information within an entity
Evaluate processing modes (batch, online, etc.)
Outline the types of networks (local area, wide area, wireless)
Select key hardware components of a system
Combine software systems, including operating systems and communication systems
Differentiate multiple types of application software
Select web-based applications
Propose open-source, in-house, and proprietary application solutions
Construct MS Access databases to organize data
CATEGORIZE SECURITY AND CONTROL COMPONENTS
Assess the role of IT security in the business
Demonstrate data integrity, privacy, confidentiality, and security principles
Propose security components of a system
Categorize multiple levels of controls (access, application, system)
Contrast automated controls vs. manual controls
Evaluate processing controls and program change controls
Implement trust services (Web and System)
Interpret the role of IT in information reporting, including real-time access, remote access, information dashboards, spreadsheets, report generation, and XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language)
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2015
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