The development of information technology impacts significantly on various fields and activities. The biggest impact can be seen in accounting practice. The changes are becoming more and more complex as there are shifts in business activities, such as in organization management, the concept of change management, and integration activities making closer ties among suppliers, customers and even competitors.
As a result, the skills needed in today’s IT organization are as varied as those needed in any business unit in the company. All types of skills are necessary, not just technical skills. For IT people to advance, they need to develop capabilities related to project management, financial management, performance measurement, one-on-one and group communications as well as written communications, organizational and people development, and relationship management.
The Accounting Information Systems program which is offered by the School of Information Systems will enable students to gain a solid business background, as well as mastering the accounting practice and management of information system, hence will develop a unique competency which will be a competitive advantage for them to succeed in today’s global competition.
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