Credit Points: 15
Workload: 36 contact hours
Campus: Melbourne, Sydney
This unit will introduce the students to concepts of using and managing accounting information systems and cloud technologies. Specifically, students will develop knowledge about cloud technologies to understand how it is enabling the companies and accountants with better and faster access to business information that they can use to advise clients. Students will be introduced to web-based models such as Software as a Service (SaaS) and Application Service Provider (ASP) to demonstrate how access to application software and hardware can be provided to multiple users via the internet, rather than from company owned and maintained hardware and software. The unit takes a practical approach with a cloud-based accounting practice set used for demonstration in class, requires students to setup up company file, and process one month’s transaction and generate financial reports.
At the completion of this unit students will be able to:
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