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.
Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.
Wed Jan 09 - Wed Mar 27 12 Weeks
This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.
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Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.
Thu Apr 11 - Thu Jun 27 12 Weeks
TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim
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Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Fall 2014
FMGT 2701 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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