Prerequisite: MGMT 562 and MGMT 566. (First semester/3 credits)
A study of accounting information systems and their impact on management decision-making within a computer-intensive business environment. Course focus will be on technology, databases, reporting, and controls. Students will be provided with the analytical skills needed to assess accounting information needs in order to design, implement, and maintain an accounting information system in order to support processes and cycles. Among the topics covered are the components of a contemporary accounting information system (AIS), internal controls, data-flow diagrams, and the relationship of accounting information with business management.