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For one-semester undergraduate or graduate courses in accounting information systems. 

 

A market-leading text with the most comprehensive, flexible coverage of AIS available

Revel™ Accounting Information Systems delivers the most unprecedented coverage of each major approach to teaching AIS, giving instructors the opportunity to reorder chapters and focus the material to suit their individual course needs. The 15th Edition covers all of the most recent updates in AIS, including how developments in IT affect business processes and controls, the effect of recent regulatory developments on the design and operation of accounting systems, and how accountants can use AIS to add value to an organization. Not only will students see how AIS has changed the role of an accountant, but they’ll also be prepared for a successful accounting career in public practice, industry, or government.

 

Revel is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience -- for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.

 

NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Revel access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

Table of contents

PART I: CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS

1. Accounting Information Systems: An Overview

2. Overview of Transaction Processing and Enterprise ͒esource Planning Systems

3. Systems Documentation Techniques

 

PART II: DATA ANALYTICS

4. Relational Databases

5. Introduction to Data Analytics in Accounting

6. Transforming Data

7. Data Analysis and Presentation

 

PART III: CONTROL OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS 

8. Fraud and Errors

9. Computer Fraud and Abuse Techniques

10. Control and Accounting Information Systems

11. Controls for Information Security

12. Confidentiality and Privacy Controls

13. Processing Integrity and Availability Controls

 

PART IV: ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS APPLICATIONS

14. The Revenue Cycle: Sales to Cash Collections

15. The Expenditure Cycle: Purchasing to Cash Disbursements

16. The Production Cycle

17. The Human Resources Management and Payroll Cycle

18. General Ledger and Reporting System

 

PART V: THE REA DATA MODEL

19. Database Design Using the REA Data Model

20. Implementing an REA Model in a Relational Database

21. Special Topics in REA Modeling

 

PART VI: THE SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT PROCESS

22. Introduction to Systems Development and Systems Analysis

23. AIS Development Strategies

24. Systems Design, Implementation, and Operation

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