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Accounting Information Systemsby Ulric J., Jr. Gelinas
Synopses & Reviews
Users explore today's most intriguing AIS topics to see how they relate to business processes, information technology, strategic management, security, and internal controls. The text is clearly written to help users grasp even the most challenging topics. ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 10E focuses on three critical accounting information systems used today: enterprise systems, e-Business systems, and controls for maintaining those systems. The tenth edition provides users with the necessary tools and processes for organizing and managing information.
About the Author
Ulric J. (Joe) Gelinas, Jr., Ph.D. is a Professor Emeritus at Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts conducting course development and instruction for PricewaterhouseCoopers on business processes, internal control, and IT auditing topics. Dr. Gelinas is Senior Consultant for MIS Training Institute, and teaches in the University of Maastricht's International Executive Master of Finance and Control Program. Professor Gelinas received awards and recognition for his written work on inter organizational collaboration and coordination infrastructures, accounting information systems, using technology in business education, technical communications, and information privacy. He is a member of the American Accounting Association, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, Beta Alpha Psi, and Beta Gamma Sigma. Professor Gelinas was a member of the U.S. expert panel that reviewed Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT) and has since conducted COBIT workshops throughout the world.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Accounting Information Systems. 2. Enterprise Systems. 3. Electronic Business (E-Business) Systems. 4. Documenting Information Systems. 5. Database Management Systems. 6. Relational Databases and SQL. 7. Controlling Information Systems: Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Control. 8. Controlling Information Systems: Introduction to Pervasive Controls. 9. Controlling Information Systems: Business Process and Application Controls. 10. The Order Entry/Sales (OE/S) Process. 11. The Billing/Accounts Receivable/Cash Receipts (B/AR/CR) Process. 12. The Purchasing Process. 13. The Accounts Payable/Cash Disbursements (AP/CD) Process. 14. The Human Resources (HR) Management and Payroll Processes. 15. Integrated Production Processes (IPP). 16. The General Ledger and Business Reporting (GL/BR) Process. 17. Acquiring and Implementing Accounting Information Systems.
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