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ACCT 571 DeVry Entire Course

Segregation of duties

Segregation of duties (SoD) and other classic internal controls such as management oversight have been adapted to consider technology. Compare/contrast the classic controls with their adaptations for technology. Have one or more of the classic controls become obsolete when applied in technology? On the flip side of that, describe any new controls that have become necessary because of technology. ACCT 571 DeVry Week 3 Discussion 1 Collect & protect personal information (graded) Discuss some types of personal information that companies collect from their customers and discuss what they are used for. How is information collected, and do the customers know about it? Do they have a choice in the matter? Explain how. ACCT 571 DeVry Week 3 Discussion 2 Minimum security standards (graded) Should the government mandate minimum standards for controlling and securing information? What would be some advantages and disadvantages? This section lists options that can be used to view responses. ACCT 571 DeVry Week 4 Discussion 1 Threats in the revenue cycle (graded) Controlling inventory has evolved with the widespread use of technology. Describe one advance in technology that helps reduce theft or errors. What does your company use? Does this replace a physical inventory? Why or why not? ACCT 571 DeVry Week 4 Discussion 2 Threats in the expenditure cycle (graded) Compare internal control issues between the invoice approval and payment process in a manual office with that of an automated office where all departments are connected to the same AIS. Is an ink pen signature more desirable than a digital approval? Why or why not? ACCT 571 DeVry Week 5 Discussion 1 Threats in the production cycle (graded) Last week we discussed inventory control within the revenue cycle. What are threats to inventory within the production cycle (both threats to physical inventory and the data related to inventory)? What specific controls do AIS offer to help prevent or at least detect these threats? ACCT 571 DeVry Week 5 Discussion 2 Threats in the HR function/payroll cycle (graded) What is a payroll master file? Describe the types of errors that may occur in the master file and how they get there. How would you design payroll procedures to help prevent them? ACCT 571 DeVry Week 6 Discussion 1

Auditing & the rea model (graded) Discuss how REA diagrams might be useful to auditors in understanding a client’s business processes. What if the client hasn’t prepared them in advance? What basic steps would the auditor perform to compile the information necessary to build he diagram himself or herself? Does that time investment produce large enough benefits to the auditor? Explain your answer. ACCT 571 DeVry Week 6 Discussion 2 UNIQUE REA DIAGRAMS (GRADED) Discuss why there cannot be one basic REA diagram that would work for all businesses. What might be some areas that could be similar from business to business? Select either the company for which you work or one that interests you. Describe the business processes that are unique to that company or industry that would require special handling in an REA diagram. ACCT 571 DeVry Week 7 Discussion 1 Role of accountant in AIS (graded) Discuss what you believe to be the appropriate level of involvement of an accountant in evaluating and selecting an AIS vendor and the AIS itself. What are some of the contributions an accountant might offer in this process? ACCT 571 DeVry Week 7 Discussion 2 Conversion approaches (graded) Using the company for which you work or one in which you are interested, choose the conversion approach you would use if the company purchased a new AIS. Explain your choice, including the benefits. Discuss how you envision the testing process. ACCT 571 DeVry All Week iLabs ILAB – MS ACCESS Do Problem 4.4 on page 110. Here are the .equella.ecollege.com/file/3a817ed0-a346-4a62-9559- f91c10b643cc/1/documents--WK2%20MS%20Access%20Lab%20Requirements.docx">WK 2 MS Access Lab Requirements. Here is the .equella.ecollege.com/file/3a817ed0-a346-4a62-9559-f91c10b643cc/1/documents-- Week_2_Lab_Assignment_Case_Studies.zip">Week 2 Lab starter kit database file. Download the file and save it to your computer. If you do not have Microsoft Access on your computer, you can go to the "iLab - MS Access" tab under Course Home and log in to Citrix. Submit your lab to the Dropbox located on the silver tab at the top of this page. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these .next.ecollege.com/default/launch.ed?ssoType=DVUHubSSO2&node=184">step-by-step instructions or watch this Tutorial .next.ecollege.com/default/launch.ed?ssoType=DVUHubSSO2&node=232">Dropbox Tutorial. ACCT 571 DeVry Week 3 iLab Peachtree Lab 1 of 5 : General Ledger Summary

DEVRY ACCT 251 Entire Course with Final Exam
DEVRY ACCT 251 Entire Course with Final Exam
DEVRY ACCT 251 Entire Course with Final Exam
DEVRY ACCT 251 Entire Course with Final Exam