The goal of this course is to cover Data Analytics and Information Systems for Accounting and Finance. Topics will include system concepts, information representation for decision making, value of information, organizational system needs to meet objectives, quality of information for decision making, data and information modelling, management of information systems infrastructure and architecture, system life cycle, and risks and controls. Data Analytics and Information Systems (DAIS) competencies are embedded in the Chartered Professional Accountant competency map. This course is to supplement the following five technical competency areas: Financial Reporting, Strategy and Governance, Management Accounting, Finance and Taxation.
BFIN 142 or BFIN 193; and BFIN 241 or BFIN 246