Accounting and IT Systems I

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Accounting and IT Systems I

  • Host University

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Location

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Area of Study

    Accounting, Information Technologies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    COURSE OBJECTIVE
    Bridging Theory and Practice - Knowledge: Students will know the several aspects companies have to decide about regarding accounting information.

    Bridging theory and Practice - Application: Students are able to enter company and process data into the ERP-system SAP and interprete the information that is delivered from the system. This is how companies work.

    COURSE CONTENT
    In this course the role of accounting information for companies is discussed from several perspectives: functional (to execute processes), reporting, compliance and security. Also students will experience processing accounting information in a practical case that is executed in the ERP-system SAP.

    TEACHING METHODS
    Lectures, tutorials, practice

    TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
    Written exam – Individual assessment.
    Practice case

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Basic theory of book-keeping.

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