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ACC 564 Week 1 DQ 1 Value of Information and DQ 2 AIS ACC 564 Week 2 DQ 1 Evaluation of Documentation Tools and DQ 2 David Miller ACC 564 Week 2 Assignment 1 Information Needs for the AIS (2 Papers) ACC 564 Week 3 DQ 1 Attacks and DQ 2 Revamping the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) ACC 564 Week 4 DQ 1 The Cloud Effect and DQ 2 Securing Data ACC 564 Week 4 Assignment Hacking the AIS (2 Papers) ACC 564 Week 5 DQ 1 Integrity vs. Availability and DQ 2 The 21st Century Auditor ACC 564 Week 6 DQ 1 Revenue Cycle and DQ 2 Expenditure Cycle ACC 564 Week 7 DQ 1 Professional Service Organizations and DQ 2 General Ledger and Reporting Systems ACC 564 Week 7 Assignment 3 Fraud in the AIS (2 Papers) ACC 564 Week 8 DQ 1 Relational Databases and DQ 2 The REA Data Model


ACC 564 Week 9 DQ 1 Systems Analysis and DQ 2 AI ACC 564 Week 10 DQ 1 Implementation and DQ 2 Operation ACC 564 Week 10 Assignment 4 Changing the AIS (2 Papers) ACC 564 Week 11 DQ 1 Looking Back and DQ 2 Looking Ahead ACC 564 Week 3 Quiz 1 ACC 564 Week 5 Quiz ACC 564 Week 8 Quiz 3 ACC 564 Week 9 Quiz 4 ACC 564 Final Exam Part 1 ********************************************************* ACC 564 Final Exam Part 1

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Course Accounting Info Systems Question 1 . An accounting information system (AIS) processes ________ to provide users with ________.


. Question 2 . Paid time-off policies, job descriptions, and procedures manuals are examples of information needed to support key decisions in what business process? . Question 3 . Which of the following is a primary activity in the value chain? . Question 4 . A change in the AIS that makes information more easily accessible and widely available within an organization is most likely to first influence the . Question 5 . A frantic StroFrinzel called the home office from Des Moines. "You have got to help me. I am about to close a great sale, but I have to be able to guarantee delivery by the fourteenth. I can't get through to the company Web site to verify delivery!" "Thank you for calling. Your call is very important to us. However, all of our lines are currently in use. Please try again later." Which of the following characteristics of useful information is absent in the situation described above? ********************************************************* ACC 564 Final Exam Part 2

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In the ________ stage of an operational audit, the auditor measures the actual system against an ideal standard. Question 2 An auditor finds that employee absentee rates are significantly higher on Mondays and Fridays than on other work days. This is an example collecting audit evidence by Question 3 The ________ to auditing provides auditors with a clear understanding of possible errors and irregularities and the related risks and exposures. Question 4 According to the risk-based auditing approach, when a control deficiency is identified, the auditor should inquire about Question 5 Control risk is defined as the Question 6 During the sales order entry process, a ________ is performed to verify that each transaction record contains all appropriate data items. ********************************************************* ACC 564 Week 1 DQ 1 Value of Information and DQ 2 AIS

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ACC 564 Week 1 Discussion Questions

Week 1 Discussion 1 "Value of Information" Please respond to the following: Firms realize that in order to make money, they have to invest money. This can be attributed to the information that the firm relies on. As discussed in the text, there are seven characteristics of useful information. From the first e-Activity and assuming that you are CFO of University, identify the top-three characteristics you would rely on the most for improving the profitability of the firm. Provide an example of how each characteristic would directly help the firm in terms of profitability. On the other hand, public and private firms are accountable to a wide range of regulators and stakeholders. Of the seven characteristics, identify the top three that would be applicable to meeting the needs of regulators and stakeholders. Provide an example of how each characteristic would directly help the firm in terms of meeting the needs of these key regulators and stakeholders. Week 1 Discussion 2 "Impact of Design of an Accounting Information System (AIS)" Please respond to the following: Some of the world’s most successful companies (Fortune 500) operate multiple lines of business. Despite this fact, many of these firms rely on a single AIS. From the second e-Activity, for the business you researched, examine how its lines of business would affect the design of a AIS. If the business was selecting a AIS, examine how the business model *********************************************************

ACC 564 Week 2 Assignment 1 Information Needs for the AIS (2 Papers)


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ACC 564 Week 2 Assignment 1 Assignment 1: Information Needs for the AIS In 1967, Russell Ackoff presented a classical analysis of misinformation in management (Ackoff’s Management Misinformation Systems, Case 1-2, located in your Blackboard course shell). Now, you need to fast-forward to the present. After reading the case, craft your own version of misinformation in management by developing five (5) key incorrect assumptions that management makes about its accounting information systems. For this assignment, research the Internet or databases for information related to improper assumptions concerning accounting information systems. ********************************************************* ACC 564 Week 2 DQ 1 Evaluation of Documentation Tools and DQ 2 David Miller

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Week 2 Discussion 1 "Evaluation of Documentation Tools" Please respond to the following: You have been assigned to analyze the accounting information for a Fortune 500 corporation. From the e-Activity, evaluate which tools you would use to analyze its business processes, indicating your rationale. On the other hand, resources, such as accountants, business analysts, and I/T specialists who rely on documentation tools, will need proper training on these tools. You have been given the responsibility of familiarizing your team with these tools. Evaluate which techniques, in terms of their appropriateness, you would use to get your team ready for its first assignment—the evaluation of a firm’s internal control structure. Week 2 Discussion 2 "David Miller" Please respond to the following: ********************************************************* ACC 564 Week 3 DQ 1 Attacks and DQ 2 Revamping the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com

ACC 564 Week 3 Discussion Questions – Week 3 Discussion 1 "Attacks" Please respond to the following: You have been hired by the CFO of University to develop a plan to protect its accounting and financial systems at a reasonable cost. Suggest a high-level plan for the CFO. Provide support for your suggestion.


Based on your security plan recommendation, determine the system aspect that is most likely to be violated. Week 3 Discussion 2 ********************************************************* ACC 564 Week 3 Quiz 1 For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com

Question 1 A well-designed AIS can improve the decision-making function within the organization. Which statement below would describe a limitation, rather than a benefit, of an efficient AIS? Question 2 The transaction cycle that includes the events of hiring employees and paying them is known as the Question 3 Paid time-off policies, job descriptions, and procedures manuals are examples of information needed to support key decisions in what business process? Question 4 Which of the following is a primary activity in the value chain? Question 5 The business owners obtain financing from outside investors, which results in an inflow of cash into the company. This transaction is considered to be part of which cycle?


Question 6 Changing an employee's hourly wage rate would be recorded in which file? Question 7 When the sum of all entries in the subsidiary ledger equals the balance in the corresponding general ledger account, it is assumed that Question 8 Which of the following is conceptually similar to a journal in a manual AIS? Question 9 In an ERP system, the module used to record data about transactions in the revenue cycle is called ********************************************************* ACC 564 Week 4 Assignment Hacking the AIS (2 Papers)

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ACC 564 Week 4 Assignment 2 Assignment 2: Hacking the AIS Due Week 4 and worth 240 points


In today’s technology environment, hackers present a substantial risk to a firm’s accounting or business system. As the result of these attacks, firms suffer huge losses, ranging from financial losses to losses in confidence by consumers, creditors, and suppliers. Firms may have made a significant investment in financial and non-financial resources to secure these systems. For this assignment, research the Internet or databases for information related to business systems that have been hacked. ********************************************************* ACC 564 Week 4 DQ 1 The Cloud Effect and DQ 2 Securing Data

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ACC 564 Week 4 Discussion Questions – Week 4 Discussion 1 "The Cloud Effect" Please respond to the following: Many firms are relying on cloud computing, also known as “the cloud,” to perform key business functions. By moving transactional processing to the cloud, firms are exposing themselves to additional attacks as well as to tighter scrutiny from regulators and stakeholders. From the e-Activity, assume that you are the CFO of Amazon.com. Create an argument indicating how your firm will be able to balance the needs of security with the desire of being a dominant player in the global market. As the CFO, describe your top-three fears in competing in the global market, and how you plan to overcome those fears. Provide support for your rationale. *********************************************************


ACC 564 Week 5 DQ 1 Integrity vs. Availability and DQ 2 The 21st Century Auditor

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ACC 564 Week 5 Discussion Questions – Week 5 Discussion "Integrity vs. Availability" Please respond to the following: In the global enterprise, firms are insistent that their accounting information systems (AIS) and other key systems are available 100% of the time, and that these systems are the highest in integrity. Evaluate how a firm manages the balance of high availability with high integrity in these days of tight budgets and additional oversight from regulators. As a student taking online classes or relying on online resources such as libraries and tech support, evaluate the benefits of the school providing you with 24 / 7 access to these resources in relation to the costs incurred by the school itself. ********************************************************* ACC 564 Week 5 Quiz 2

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ACC 564 Week 5 Quiz 2

Question 1 Illegally obtaining and using confidential information about a person for economic gain is known as Question 2 The deceptive method by which a perpetrator gains access to the system by pretending to be an authorized user is called Question 3 Developers of computer systems often include a user name and password that is hidden in the system, just in case they need to get into the system and correct problems in the future. This is referred to as a Question 4 A fraud technique that allows a perpetrator to bypass normal system controls and enter a secured system is called Question 5 When a computer criminal gains access to a system by searching records or the trash of the target company, this is referred to as Question 6 Generally in a risk assessment process, the first step is to Question 7


Congress passed this federal law for the purpose of preventing financial statement fraud, to make financial reports more transparent and to strengthen the internal control of public companies. Question 8 Corporate policy that requires a purchasing agent and purchasing department manager to sign off on asset purchases over $1,500 is an example of Question 9 A ________ is created to guide and oversee systems development and acquisition. Question 10 What is one reason why AIS threats are increasing? ********************************************************* ACC 564 Week 6 DQ 1 Revenue Cycle and DQ 2 Expenditure Cycle For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com

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Week 6 Discussion 1 "Revenue Cycle" Please respond to the following: From the e-Activity, examine the steps necessary to complete a sale and discuss how the sales order process is integrated with other processes (credit and collections, delivery, etc.). Indicate your overall satisfaction with the process.


From the e-Activity, recommend at least one improvement in the Website’s sales order process you would implement to make it more efficient in order to improve the customer experience. Then, assess whether the recommendation meant to benefits the clients warrants the potential cost of implementation for the company. Provide specific examples to support your response. ********************************************************* ACC 564 Week 7 Assignment 3 Fraud in the AIS (2 Papers)

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ACC 564 Week 7 Assignment 3 – Assignment 3: Fraud in the AIS Due Week 7 and worth 280 points For this assignment, research the Internet or databases to locate a firm that was involved in a fraud and / or embezzlement case. Explain how the firm’s accounting information system (i.e., components and functions) contributed to the fraud and / or embezzlement. You will need to focus on how each component / function of the accounting information system failed, which resulted in the scandal / case. *********************************************************


ACC 564 Week 7 DQ 1 Professional Service Organizations and DQ 2 General Ledger and Reporting Systems For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com

ACC 564 Week 7 Discussion Questions – Week 7 Discussion 1 "Professional Service Organizations" Please respond to the following: You have been asked by the CFO of the company where you work or previously worked to evaluate the use of a professional service organization for processing the company’s payroll. Identify the top-three issues that should be discussed when considering contracting the services of a payroll service provider. Evaluate the impact, both positive and negative, of each issue on the process in question. Provide specific examples to support your response. ********************************************************* ACC 564 Week 8 DQ 1 Relational Databases and DQ 2 The REA Data Model

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ACC 564 Week 8 Discussion Questions – Week 8 Discussion 1


"Relational Databases" Please respond to the following: From the e-Activity, assess the advantages and disadvantages of the continued use of the traditional relational database and then decide if businesses should be moving toward relational databases in the cloud. Justify your decision and provide specific examples to support your response. Determine whether a company has an ethical obligation to share with external clients that key information about them is being stored in the cloud. Speculate how external clients would react if they were told in advance or it was kept from them and they found out another way. ********************************************************* ACC 564 Week 8 Quiz 3 For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com

ACC 564 Week 8 Quiz 3

Question 1 A validity check is an example of a(n) Question 2 ________ involves copying only the data items that have changed since the last partial backup. Question 3 Data matching is an example of a(n) Question 4


This tests a numerical amount to ensure that it does not exceed a predetermined value nor fall below another predetermined value. Question 5 A facility that contains all the computing equipment the organization needs to perform its essential business activities is known as a Question 6 The evidence collection method that examines all supporting documents to determine the validity of a transaction is called Question 7 With which stage in the auditing process are the consideration of risk factors and materiality most associated? Question 8 An auditor must be willing to accept some degree of risk that the audit conclusion is incorrect. Accordingly, the auditor's objective is to seek ________ that no material error exists in the information audited. Question 9 The information systems audit objective that pertains to source data being processed into some form of output is known as Question 10 An auditor manually calculates accumulated depreciation on a delivery van and compares her calculation with accounting records. This is an example collecting audit evidence by ********************************************************* ACC 564 Week 9 DQ 1 Systems Analysis and DQ 2 AIS For more classes visit


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Week 9 Discussion 1 "Systems Analysis" Please respond to the following: Implementing a AIS system could prove to be beneficial or detrimental to an organization’s IT infrastructure. Assess the risks associated with integrating a AIS system and suggest what management can do to minimize those risks. You have been selected as the change agent for the implementation of a AIS system that will ultimately affect the way all employees complete their daily tasks. The AIS system will also require online approvals for all source documents. This will result in significant cost savings for the firm; however, in the past, employees have been resistant to radical changes such as this. Evaluate the risks and rewards of such a move by the firm. Provide specific examples to support your response. ********************************************************* ACC 564 Week 9 Quiz 4

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Question 1 Shandra Bundawi is a new graduate who has been hired by an old-line, family-owned furniture manufacturing company in the northeast. She has been asked to analyze the company's accounting information system and to recommend cost-effective improvements. After noting that the production and sales departments use database systems that are entirely separated, she recommends that they be combined. Implementation of her recommendation would benefit the company by contributing to data Question 2 Record layouts, definitions, addresses, and indexes will be stored at the ________ level schema. Question 3 The database requirement that foreign keys must be null or have a value corresponding to the value of a primary key in another table is formally called the Question 4 The ________ handles the link between the way data are physically stored and each user's logical view of that data. Question 5 The combination of the database, the DBMS, and the application programs that access the database through the DBMS is referred to as the Question 6 Which type of payroll report includes the details of the current paycheck and deductions as well as year-to-date totals? ********************************************************* ACC 564 Week 10 Assignment 4 Changing the AIS (2 Papers)


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This Tutorial contains 2 Different Papers ACC 564 Week 10 Assignment 4 – Assignment 4: Changing the AIS Due Week 10 and worth 320 points Migrating to a accounting information system is not an easy task. Many firms have struggled with this process, even though our textbook makes the process seem quite straightforward. Recently, IBM recapped some of the lessons learned in migrating to a accounting information system within the federal government. These lessons can be applied to any accounting information system project. Others have developed their own recommendations for best practices and lessons learned involving implementing accounting information systems. However, in order to appreciate what IBM and others are proposing, we need to apply lessons learned to a real-life situation involving the failure to implement an accounting system properly. ********************************************************* ACC 564 Week 10 DQ 1 Implementation and DQ 2 Operation

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Week 10 Discussion 1 "Implementation" Please respond to the following: You are the manager of a payroll system. Your company is going to replace the legacy payroll system with a more robust, Web-based version. Suggest two approaches that would minimize downtime and interruption to the payroll process. Provide specific examples to support your response. Propose a process for evaluating the success of the system and a procedure for implementing software fixes and enhancements. Provide specific examples to support your response. Week 10 Discussion 2 "Operation" Please respond to the following: From the e-Activity, predict the effects that changes in one industry could have on modifying and updating a system of the business. Include any trickle-down effects that the changes would have on the business as well. Provide specific examples to support your response. ********************************************************* ACC 564 Week 11 DQ 1 Looking Back and DQ 2 Looking Ahead

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Week 11 Discussion 1


"Looking Back" Please respond to the following: The AICPA would like for you to deliver a speech at one of its upcoming conferences on the future of accounting information systems. From the first eActivity, select one conference and formulate the takeaway message and key points that you would want your audience to remember from your speech. After delivering your speech, you have been approached by representatives from Oracle (Oracle Financials) and Microsoft (Microsoft Dynamics) regarding your key points. From the second e-Activity, evaluate how your message can be used to enhance their product line and vision *********************************************************

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