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Question;week 1Individual Assignment:The Effects of Technology on the Accounting Profession Paper? Writea 700- to 1,050-word paper describing how information systems are changing the various aspects of the accounting profession.o Include a description of a variety of new technologies and their effects on accounting processes.o Discuss how these technologies have changed the way accounting is performed at your organization or at an organization of your choosing.? Cite at least two sources in your paper.Format your paper consistent with APA guidelinesweek 2Learning Team Assignment:Accounting Cycle Description Paper? Click the Virtual Organization link on the student website to access company information on Riordan Manufacturing. Then, select one of the accounting cycles. This selection is the basis of this and subsequent Learning Team assignments, so obtain faculty approval for your selection.? Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper addressing the following:o Identify the five accounting cycles and explain how this organization uses the accounting cycle you have selected.o Comment on the strengths and weaknesses of the internal controls related to this cycle.o Explain how you would integrate this part of the accounting cycle into an enterprise-wide accounting information system.o Differentiate between the various types of information systems necessary to achieve this integration.o Demonstrate the flow of accounting information through this organization.? Formatyour paper consistent with APA guidelines.. Individual Assignment:Assignments From the Readings? Write a response to the following assignment from the Core Concepts of Accounting Information Systems text:o Chapter 3: Case Analyses (The Dinteman Company)? Formatyour response consistent with APA guidelinesIndividual Assignment:E-Business Paper? Select an organization that started as a brick-and-mortar business and is now engaged in e-business, such as Toys ?R? Us or The Home Depot.? Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper explaining how e-business has affected your selected organization?s business processes. Analyze the advantages, limitations, and risks of using or not using the Internet for business activities.? Format your paper consistent with APA guidelinesweek 3Individual Assignment:Accounting Information Systems Simulation Summary? Complete the Accounting Information Systems simulation located on the student website.? Write a 350-word summary addressing the following:o What are the advantages of having the same person performing multiple activities in a particular process? What are the disadvantages?o Where would you draw the line between cost-benefit analysis and accuracy of records?o How would prioritization affect Ramos International?s expected loss over the current year?? Formatyour summary consistent with APA guidelines.Individual Assignment:Assignments From the Readings? Write a response to the following assignments from the Core Concepts of Accounting Information Systems text:o Chapter 8: Case Analyses 8?17 (Fairfax Recreation Center)o Chapter 9: Problems 9?15 and 9?16? Formatyour responses consistent with APA guidelinesLearning Team Assignment:Hardware and Software Selection Paper? Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper using the same step of the accounting cycle your Learning Team selected for its Accounting Cycle Description Paper that examines the hardware and software necessary to integrate this accounting process into an automated system.? Discuss what information might need to be shared between the different cycles.? Includethe following in your paper:o Who needs access to the information?o What controls need to be in place?o What types of reports need to be generated?o What information should be available through the corporate intranet or the Internet?Format your paper consistent with APA guidelinesweek 4Individual Assignment:Assignments From the Readings? Write a response to the following assignment from the Core Concepts of Accounting Information Systems text:o Chapter 13: Case Analyses 13?22 (Martin Shoes, Inc.)? Formatyour response consistent with APA guidelines.Individual Assignment:Database Definition ExerciseComplete the University of Phoenix Material: Database Definitions Exercise located on the student website.Learning Team Assignment:Database Tables Exercise? Develop at least two tables, using the same step of the accounting cycle selected for your previous Learning Team assignments, that could be used in a database for your selected accounting cycle.? Use keys to demonstrate the relationships between your database tables.? Use fictitious data when entering information into the tables.? Note.A key is a unique identifier that distinguishes rows within a database table. To view examples, please refer to your text.week 5Individual Assignment:Final Examination? Completethe Final Examination administered by your facilitator.Learning Team Assignment:Integrated Accounting Cycle Final Report and Presentation? Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word final report on your selected step of the accounting cycle. Include revised versions of your previous Learning Team assignments.? Describe how you would apply the systems development life cycle to your proposed system. Include an explanation of how the participants in the accounting function at your organization will contribute to the development of the system requirements.? Analyzehow your proposed changes will improve the measuring and controlling of operational performance.? Createan 8- to 10-slide Microsoft? PowerPoint? presentation with speaker notes illustrating your Integrated Accounting Cycle Final Report.? Formatyour report and presentation consistent with APA guidelines.Individual Assignment:Sarbanes-Oxley Act Article Analysis? Use the Electronic Reserve Readings, the University Library, the Internet, or other credible resources to locate an article that examines the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.? Write a 700- to 1,050-word summary of this article addressing the following:o Explain how the Sarbanes-Oxley Act affects the internal control of your organization or an organization of your choosing.o Discuss auditing around the computer and through the computer, the relevance of each, and how it affects your organization or an organization of your choosing.? Cite your article in your summary, and prepare to discuss your article in class.? Format your summary consistent with APA guidelines.all discussionsWeek 1 - Discussion Questions 1 and 2 (2)Remember please review the discussion questions and respond to two of the three questions no later than Thursday, Day 3.2. Why would an organization want to integrate its IS functions?3. What are the advantages and disadvantages of using real time versus batch accounting information architecture?1. How do information systems increase the efficiency and effectiveness of business processes in accounting functions?2. Why do some organizations continue to use both manual and computerized accounting information systems?1. How does information flow between departments at your organization?week 2Week 2 Discussion Question 3 (2). 2. What are some of the challenges facing the accounting profession when doing business over the Internet? Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements.What are some of the hardware components of your PC at work? How are they different from the components of your PC at home?Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements.What are the benefits and limitations of the network being used at your organization?Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements.2. What types of accounting software are in use at your organization? What are the benefits and limitations of this software?Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements.3.What is XBRL? How will it effect financial reporting?Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements.week 3Week 3 Discussion Questions 1 and 2 (1)Please review the discussion questions and respond to two of the three questions no later than Thursday, Day 3.1. What are the advantages of a relational approach to database design? What are the drawbacks?Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements2. How does the database management and design process ensure that your organization?s data is maintained accurately, efficiently, and securely?Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements3. What are the functions of a database administrator? How does he/she interact with other departments?Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements.2. How does the database management and design process ensure that your organization?s data is maintained accurately, efficiently, and securely?Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirementsWhy is it important for accounting information to be accurate and timely? How can this be achieved?Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements.week 4Week 4 Discussion Questions 1 and 2 (1)Please review the discussion questions and respond to two of the three questions no later than Thursday, Day 3.1. What are the steps in the SDLC? Which is most important? What are the ramifications of skipping one of these steps? Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements.3. Why is it important for a new system?s capabilities to be aligned with an organization?s overall goals? Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements.1. What is the relationship between business modeling and system design?Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements.2. How would an information system, including timely and accurate accounting information, improve the business decision-making processes at your organization? How would you go about designing and implementing such a system? Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignment(group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements2. What is your personal involvement in determining IS requirements? Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements.week 5Week 5 Discussion Question 3 (1)Please review the discussion questions and respond to one of the two questions no later than Saturday, Day 5.1.What internal controls can be implemented using information systems to safeguard your organization?s physical assets?Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements.3.What is the role of information systems in the audit function? How does this apply to your organization?Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements.2.What internal controls can be implemented using information systems to safeguard your organization?s electronic assets?Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as full participation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements.1.What is the difference between a general control and an application control?Remember, providing your initial response to the Discussion Questions and fulfilling assignments (group or individual) will not be considered as fullparticipation. Participation will consist of substantive comments that are added to the newsgroup in addition to these requirements.Please review the discussion questions and respond to two of the three questions no later than Thursday, Day 3.2.What are your company?s policies regarding the use of company data?

 

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