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BU2209 - Business Information Systems

[Not offered in 2014]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

The subject provides an overview of the concept of systems, information systems, and business information systems. It introduces the students to the types and roles of business information systems (BIS) such as Accounting Information Systems (AIS), Management Information Systems (MIS), and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) in organisations. The subject also introduces business processes and business transaction processing. It examines how technology impacts on transaction processing and business processes. During this subject, an accounting system for small and medium size business is used to develop an understanding of business transactions. The subject also introduces the processes of specifying information systems. This subject is compulsory for students wishing to satisfy professional accreditation requirements in the Bachelor of Business (Accounting).

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the role and purpose of business information systems;
  • Identify business and information risk exposures and develop control strategies;
  • Identify and document business processes, cycles and events and understand how they are related;
  • Use an accounting information system to record business transactions and produce appropriate business and accounting reports;
  • Describe the process of acquiring or developing business information systems.
BU1009 BX2019 CO1801 CO1821 CO2801 CO2821

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