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    Oct 07, 2022  
American University Catalog 2022-2023 
    
American University Catalog 2022-2023

ACCT-681 Data Analytics for Accounting (3)


This course provides students with an understanding of data analytic thinking and terminology, and how data analytics is used in accounting-related fields. Students gain hands-on experience applying data analytics tools and techniques in financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, and taxation. The course utilizes Excel, Access, Tableau, IDEA, XBRL, SQL, WEKA, and a variety of other techniques for extracting and analyzing company financial data and presenting results of data analyses. Students gain real-world experience working with big data from real companies. Students complete this course with the skills necessary to solve accounting and business problems and develop actionable proposals for managers and clients. Prerequisite: ACCT-607 .