- Code BUSN6051
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Accounting
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Business
- Areas of interest Accounting
This course involves on campus teaching. For students unable to come to campus there will be a remote option. See the Class Summary for more details.
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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Identify useful sources of financial and non-financial data that help accountants’ decision-making.
- Define concepts, and use current applications, of typical accounting analytics methods.
- Analyse 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.
- Explain contemporary accounting analytics relevant to accountants’ work in professional contexts.
- Typical assessment may include, but not restricted to class presentation, assignment(s), quizzes and examination(s). (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6]
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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
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