• Offered by Research School of Accounting
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Business
  • Areas of interest Accounting
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course BUSN7051
  • Offered in First Semester 2018
    Second Semester 2018
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Accounting analytics develops new insights and understanding of financial and non-financial performance by continuous iterative examination of large data sets pertaining to past financial and non-financial information and events. This course aims to equip students with skills to analyse accounting data to address accounting-related problems. Students are expected to obtain an understanding of different types of data analytics methods, and how to apply these methods to analyse accounting-related problems. 

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
• Identify useful sources of financial and non-financial data that help accountants’ decision-making.
• Understand concepts, and use current applications, of typical accounting analytics methods.
• Learn from accounting case studies to gain an understanding of the opportunities and challenges brought by large financial and non-financial data set.
• Use analytics techniques to interpret accounting data, analyse business environments, and develop solutions for authentic (real world and ill-defined) problems in accounting processes.
• Interpret and effectively communicate the findings of accounting analytics to both specialists and non-specialists.
• Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary accounting analytics relevant to accountants’ work in professional contexts.

Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available.

Indicative Assessment

Typical assessment may include, but not restricted to class presentation, assignment(s), quizzes and examination(s).

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours a week to completing the work. This will include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average on course reading, writing and assignment work.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed 96 units towards a degree, including BUSN2011.

Majors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
4675 19 Feb 2018 26 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
9729 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person

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