Course code Ekon3087
Faculty Faculty of Business, Management and Economics
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of seminars and practical work hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 16 16 48
E-courses 2EKO3983: Accounting Information Systems
Course annotation Course objective – acquire knowledge about information systems used in the enterprises, about modern solutions of accounting and information analyze.
Course tasks:
- acquire basic knowledge about the role of information technologies in the organization, about development and implementation of information systems and about security of the systems;
- acquire practical skills in the enterprise's resource planning system.

The language of instruction is Latvian.




Course responsible lecturer Jānis Priede
Results Knowledge:
1. Understanding accounting solutions in information systems;
2. Understanding information system security, management standards, service management;
3. Understanding the relationship between information systems solutions and company financial results;
4. Conception of professional ethics in the use of information systems, in particular in the field of data processing and use.
5. An overview of e-commerce opportunities

Skills:
6. To use modern accounting information systems
7. To evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of accounting information systems solutions;
8. To use the exact terminology of the information system

Competences:

9. To make informed decisions independently and find solutions in the field of accounting information systems, including system selection issues.
Course plan 1. Information society, business in the new economic 2 (2L)
2. Information system – component of enterprise strategy 4 (2L, 2 P)
3. Enterprise resources management systems 10 (4L, 6 P)
4. Financial management systems and accounting systems 10 (2L, 8 P)
5. Economics of information systems 2 (2L)
6. Security of information systems and legal background 4 (4L)

L - lecture,
S - seminar
Requirements for obtaining credit points Lecture attending is recommended.
Intermediate assessment:
1. Attending and completing practical works using enterprise resource management systems- 40%,
2. Intermediate test (in writing or e-study tools)– 20%.
Final assessment:

3. Final assessment - test (in writing)– 40%.
Study programmes Economics
Accounting, Analysis and Audit