|No. of hours
|Introduction to Computer Applications
|Computer Based Accounting
|Introduction to Programming and Database Systems
|Multimedia Tools for Presentations
|No. of hours
|Integrated Computer Application for Accounting
|Enterprise Recourse Planning
|Accounting Information Systems Development
|Integrated Web Applications for Accounting
|Mini Project: Accounting Software Development Project
|3 months *
Total Number of Credits 30
* To be commenced at the end of the second semester.
DCBA 1301: INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
This is an introductory level course consisting of both basic theory and practice relating to computer applications in accounting. The main objective of this course is to provide students with a broad understating about the computer applications and their usage in accounting field using a Spreadsheet Application Package. The course is expected to cover the understanding of worksheet based editing, sorting and rearranging the worksheet, data analysis by filtering and subtotal logical functions, financial analysis, charting techniques and graphics macros and data protecting.
DCBA 1302: COMPUTER BASED ACCOUNTING
This is a specialized course that provides a comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge in the application of selected accounting software in business data processing with a view to produce financial statements for both internal and external users of accounting information. This course covers creditors, debtors, general ledger, inventory module, and salary and budget analysis.
DCBA 1303: INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING AND DATABASE SYSTEMS
This course provides an introduction to programming and database basics and contains two main sections. The section one contains basics of database, such as designing, creation and manipulation of data. Further section one covers basic of business case analysis and designing simple database system for accounting business applications. The second section covers programming basic and interface designing for introductory level business applications.
DCBA 1304: MULTIMEDIA TOOLS FOR PRESENTATIONS
This is an introductory level course consisting of both basic theory and practice relating to computer applications in accounting using Multimedia tools. This course provides technical knowledge of Presenting Accounting Information, using Interactive animations, and Graphics designing. The course is expected to cover Object animations, Text animations, Action scripts, Buttons, by using macromedia flash MX Image cropping, Cloning, Background changing, Creative Designing
DCBA 2301: INTEGRATED COMPUTER APPLICATION FOR ACCOUNTING
This is an advanced level course consisting of both theory and practice relating to computer applications in accounting using excel spreadsheet package. This course introduces the students accounting modelling using advanced tools and techniques available in excel spreadsheet to develop models for accounting and finance purposes. This course expects to cover macros, lookup functions, solver analysis and other advanced techniques, computational issues in financial problems, optimization in computational finance such as single and multi-period mean-variance portfolio management, numerical techniques for valuation, pricing and hedging of financial investment instruments such as options.
DCBA 2402: ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING
This course introduces the students to interdependent software modules with a common central database that support basic internal business processes for finance and accounting, human resources, manufacturing and production, and sales and marketing. Enabled data to be used by multiple functions and business processes for precise organizational coordination and control. The course is expected to cover Accounting, Stock Control, Assets Register, Payroll, HRM, Time Attendance and Point of Sales. This course emphasizes on Accounting module for students and some linkage for another modules.
DCBA 2403: ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT
This course is aimed to extend the contents of the course “Introduction to Programming and Database Systems”. The course will enable to improve the skills of students in developing intermediate level information system solutions for accounting applications. This course covers advanced programming concepts and database programming in application development context. Rapid application development approach will be introduced to analyze design and create intermediate accounting applications. At the end of the course you should be able to design and administer database applications and understand the basic principles of database management systems.
DCBA 2304: INTEGRATED WEB APPLICATIONS FOR ACCOUNTING
DCBA 2405 Mini Accounting Software Development Project
This course provides an opportunity for students to apply their Conceptual knowledge into practice. Each student is required to select an application project from a private or public sector organization. Each student has to develop a comprehensive application package or submit a project report based on the type of application project they select. The application package or project report should meet the expectations of the relevant organization. Each student will be assigned a supervisor from the department. Maximum duration of the project is three months.
The Diploma Program consists of 30 credits.