1. NAME OF COURSE/MODULE ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEM II
2. COURSE CODE MAA4023
3. NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF  
4. RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME Information systems (or IT/IS) are becoming increasingly central to the operation as well as strategic alliance of an organization to gain competitive advantage. Hence, accountant as one of the primary players in organization should play the role as manager, evaluator or auditor of IS/IT in system development process. The success of system development requires a broad understanding of organizations, organizational culture, and operations.
5. SEMESTER & YEAR OFFERED Semester 6/ Year 3
6. TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT) Face to face:

L T P O
28 14 12 4

L=lecture ; T=Tutorial; P=Practical; O=Others (Exam)

Total Guided and Independent Learning:

120
7. CREDIT VALUE 120/40 = 3.00 (3 credi)t; 2+2
8. PREREQUISITE (IF ANY) MAA3013 Accounting Information System
9. OBJECTIVES This course is designed to enable learners to have exposure and experience in the process of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) that involved systems, planning, systems analysis, system evaluation and selection, systems design, systems conversion and implementation, as well as other related systems development approaches.
10. LEARNING OUTCOMES At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

1.    Explain the system development life cycle and role of accountants in the system development life (LO1-C3)

2.    Analyse and apply various approaches to develop an accounting information system (LO3-CTPS4-C4)

3.    Use appropriate/relevant project management and database application software (LO7-LL3-P3)

4.    Evaluate the systems implementation methods and maintenance management in SAD (LO3-CTPS4-C4)

11. TRANSFERABLE SKILLS The syllabus is designed to progressively broaden and deepen the knowledge, skills with respect to writing and oral communication, critical thinking and problem solving, teamwork, and information management and continuous skill.

The syllabus is assessed by a three-hour paper-based examination. Questions will assess all parts of the syllabus.

12. TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY Teaching-learning strategy:

·         Face to face interactions during lectures and tutorials

·         Student Centred Learning (SCL)

·         Presentations

Assessment strategy:

·         Assignments, internal examinations.

·         SCL rubric

·         Presentation rubric

13. SYNOPSIS This course covers the phases of the systems development life cycle (SDLC) that are systems, planning, systems analysis, systems evaluation and selection, systems design, systems conversion, implementations and maintenance, as well as other systems development approaches.

Throughout the semester, students will be exposed to the practical component via project assignment to help them apply the concepts introduced in lectures to the real-life experience. Besides, students are exposed to extensive use of computer software.

14. MODE OF DELIVERY Lecture, tutorial, project assignment and presentation.
15. ASSESSMENT METHODS AND TYPES
Component %
Continuous Assessment 50
Final examination 50
Total 100
16. CONTENT OUTLINE OF THE COURSE/MODULE AND SLT PER TOPIC
Topics FACE TO FACE SELF-STUDY TOTAL SLT
Lecture Tutorial Exam /Quiz Practical/SCL Assignment Library search Self-study
Introduction 4 2 6
Planning system 4 2 4 4 4 18
System’s analysis 4 2 4 4 8 22
Systems’ evaluation and choices 4 2 4 4 8 22
System design 8 4 4 8 24
System change and implementation 4 2 2 4 12
Mid-term exams 1 3 4
Final 3 9 12
TOTAL 28 14 4 12 18 0 44 120
17. REFERENCES Main reference:

1.    Shelly, G. B. and Rosenblatt, H. J. (2012), Analysis and Design for Systems, 9th Edition, Cengage Learning.

Additional references:

1.     Hoffer, J. A., George, J. F., & Valacich, J. S. (2011). Modern System Analysis And Design, 6th Edition, New Jersey: Pearson Education.

2.    Garton, C. and McCulloch, E. (2012). Fundamentals of Project Management. 2nd Edition. MC Press Online

3.    Hall, J. A. (2013). Accounting Information Systems. 8th Edition. South Western, Cengage Learning.

4.    Kendall & Kendall (2011), Systems Analysis And Design, 8th Edition, New Jersey: Pearson Education (Prentice Hall).

5.    Khashi’ah Yusof, Analysis and Design for Accounting Students, 3rd Edition, McGrawHill, 2009.

6.    Valacich, George and Hoffer (2012), Essentials of Systems Analysis and Design, 5th Edition, New Jersey: Pearson Education (Prentice Hall).

7.    Low Kok Han & Tan Li Peng (2012), System Analysis & Design. Cengage Learning Asia Pte Ltd, Malaysia.