Summary: Today's accounting students must know how to develop, audit, and use accounting systems so the information contained within them can then be used by managers and decision makers. This textbook teaches students how to perform this role with Microsoft Access as the database tool.Edition/Copyright: (REV)03
- NEW! Access 2002 Knowledge Assumed: This brief edition assumes an understanding of Access 2002, the ...show morereby allowing the instructor time to focus on database concepts.
- NEW! Chapter 1, "Databases and the Accounting System," explains the differences between database accounting systems and double-entry bookkeeping systems, then discusses the advantages of the database approach.
- NEW! The other three chapters in this book apply database concepts and techniques to the specific challenges of building accounting information systems.
- Cycle Analysis: The revenue and purchase cycles are analyzed in relation to database concepts.
- No Program Codes: Students learn all the skills needed to create basic accounting systems without the need to write program codes to apply the concept
- Three Types of Review Questions: Help test student learning and reinforce chapter concepts with multiple choice questions, discussion questions (great for small group discussion), and hands-on exercises that require the use of Access to create databases.
- Numerous Figures: Illustrations show the computer screen at key points in each task and diagrams show finished forms and printed reports.
- A companion CD that contains tables, files, queries, forms, reports, and other information helps the students complete the exercises and follow along with the examples in the text.
- The Instructor's Manual is available on-line at the Perry/Schneider website (http://perry.swcollege.com) to adopters. The website contains detailed lecture suggestions for each chapter and solutions to all end-of-chapter questions and exercises. The on-line Instructor's Manual, also, contains solutions to all computer exercises in the form of Microsoft Access tables, forms, queries, and reports and provides the text of the Instructor's Manual, in both Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF formats, to help you create customized lecture notes, transparencies, and presentation software slide shows for classroom use.
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Year Published: 2003