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

  • 36

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

Results:
6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

Census:
31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21

Dates:
2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

Results:
7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

Census:
31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1 Teaching Period 3

Dates:
8 Mar 21 - 6 Jun 21

Last self enrolment:
21 Mar 21

Census:
2 Apr 21

Last withdraw without fail:
23 Apr 21

Dates:
1 Nov 21 - 6 Feb 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Nov 21

Census:
26 Nov 21

Last withdraw without fail:
24 Dec 21


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.
 
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 financial transactions in the ledgers (general and subsidiary) and journals (general and special)
 
3. Record transactions either manually or electronically using double entry accounting software for a business
 
4. Apply generally accepted accounting concepts to a range of transactions for a business
 
5. Work collaboratively in a team environment, to achieve set goals related to increasing knowledge of the accounting process