Financial Information Systems

ACC10008 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent
     

Contact hours

  • 24 hours face to face + Blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2022 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

Dates:
8 Nov 21 - 13 Feb 22

Results:
8 Mar 22

Last self enrolment:
21 Nov 21

Census:
3 Dec 21

Last withdraw without fail:
31 Dec 21

More teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

Results:
5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

Census:
31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

Dates:
1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

Results:
6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

Census:
31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

Dates:
11 Jul 22 - 9 Oct 22

Results:
1 Nov 22

Last self enrolment:
24 Jul 22

Census:
5 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
26 Aug 22


Aims and objectives

The aim of this subject is to introduce students to financial information systems, both manual and computer based. The basis of the subject is the accurate recording of all transactions following the principles of double entry accounting. In addition, students are introduced to the concepts of internal control and management accounting.
 
Unit Learning Outcomes: Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1. Explain the importance of accurate and timely recording of financial transactions following generally accepted accounting principles
 
2. Apply the rules of double entry accounting to manually and digitally record financial transactions in ledgers (general and subsidiary) and journals (general and special) and prepare financial statements.
 
3. Apply generally accepted accounting principles to the recording and interpretation of a range of business transactions.
 
4. Work collaboratively in a team environment to achieve set goals related to increasing knowledge of the accounting process.
 
5. Demonstrate an understanding of the implications of digital technologies and digital business transformation on the role of accountants and accounting practices.