The aims of this unit of study are to demonstrate the use of integrated information systems in medium to large size organisations and to demonstrate how these systems facilitate the production of accounting information. Professional practice in the area will be developed through building theoretical knowledge of the use of ERP systems, in conjunction with competency in the practical use an ERP system to facilitate financial and management accounting in contemporary settings. In addition, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, general ledger, financial reporting and management reporting in an ERP system; hardware/software acquisition alternatives; control in an ERP information system, and accounting evaluation of an ERP implementation will be reviewed in relation to various organisations.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Selected readings will be available via the unit VU Collaborate site.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):