SMS416 - Systems Studies III

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Subject Title
Systems Studies III

Subject Description
This course provides accounting students with knowledge of contemporary information systems, enabling them to participate alongside information systems professionals in the design, development, implementation and operation of management information systems together with setting up the strategic direction of information systems in their organizations. Students are introduced to various approaches and methodologies used in systems analysis and design. In addition, this course explores areas such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), E-Commerce, E-Business, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Hardware Technological Advances, Disruptive Technologies, Network Effects, Data Management, and system risk and control issues. As a high-level IT course, the exercises and assignments will be integrated with the requirements of other courses in the Accounting program with emphasis on strategic management, application and problem solving.

Credit Status
One Credit towards the Accounting Diploma Program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Discuss the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
2. Explain the concepts of how business rules are translated to data models.
3. Identify and discuss the elimination of database anomalies.
4. Identify improvements to business processes and help organizations move towards their strategic goals.
5. Explain the concepts of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), E- Commerce, E-Business, Electronic Data Interchange and Virtual business.
6. Identify information systems controls.
7. Discuss techniques used to commit computer fraud, and describe how to deter.

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