ACCT402 Assignment (1)

Assignment (1)

Deadline: Saturday 05/03/2022 @ 23:59

Course Name: Introduction to AIS Student’s Name:
Course Code: ACCT402 Student’s ID Number:
Semester: 2nd CRN:
Academic Year: 1443 H

For Instructor’s Use only

Instructor’s Name:
Students’ Grade: /10 Level of Marks: High/Middle/Low


  • The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated folder.
  • Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
  • Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.
  • Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
  • Late submission will NOT be accepted.
  • Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.
  • All answers must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism.
  • Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.

Assignment Question(s): (Marks 10)

IMPORTANT NOTE: Answer in your own words, DO NOT COPY from slides, fellow student, or internet source without proper citation.

Assignment Question(s):

Q1. What are the advantage and disadvantage of using Enterprise resource planning (ERP) system? (2 marks)

(2 Mark)


Q2. Some individuals argue that accountants should focus on producing financial statements and leave the design and production of managerial reports to information systems specialists. What are the advantages and disadvantages of following this advice? To what extent should accountants be involved in producing reports that include more than just financial measures of performance? Why?

(2 Mark)

Q3. Do you agree that the most effective way to obtain adequate system security is to rely on the integrity of company employees? Why or why not? Does this seem ironic? What should a company do to ensure the integrity of its employees?

(2 Mark)

Q4. What motives do people have for hacking? Why has hacking become so popular in recent years? Do you regard it as a crime? Explain your position.

(2 Mark)

Q5. What is the difference between data and information, and discuss the characteristics of useful information? (2 marks)

(2 Mark)


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