Monash University

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Accounting information systems and financial modelling

  • AFC2851
  • Clayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
  • 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
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The objective of this unit is two-fold. First, the unit provides students with a broad introduction to accounting information systems and the role technology plays in accounting. The focus will be on an introduction to: enterprise systems; database<br/>management; documentation methods; internal controls; and the core business processes found in organisations. Second, the unit focuses on corporate modelling theory; models as decision support tools; types and uses of models; benefits and limitations of models; effective spreadsheet design; auditing spreadsheet models and development of various models using an industry standard spreadsheet. -- Course Website

Prerequisites: Students must have passed one of the following units: AFC1000, AFC1021, AFC1022 or AFP1000

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