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Unformatted text preview: ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS Patricia Hughes Chapter 1: An Overview Reasons to study AIS 1. To be on the cutting edge of business practices. 2. Be exposed to various forms of AIS software packages and practices in use. 3. Understand AIS BEFORE you start working. 4. Gain practice with Financial Accounting in real time AIS small business package. 5. Gain practice with Excel as it would be used in business situations. 6. Prepare for your career. The CPA Exam New computerized format. www.cpa-exam.org www.aicpa.org Chapter 1 Accounting Information Systems and the Accountant What are Accounting Information Systems? Accounting in the Information Age Careers in Accounting Information Systems Whats New in AIS? Countering terrorism New accounting scandals The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 WI-FI Technology AIS: At the Intersection of Accounting and IS Accounting Information Systems Accounting Information Systems Accounting Information Systems Enterprise-wide information system (ERP) focused on business processes; fully integrates departmental processes....
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