# Module Overview

### Accounting in the Digital Age

The aim of this module is to enable the accounting practitioner to understand the continuing impact of digital
technologies on their sector. A component of the module is to develop critical skills in information
management for decision making.

ACCF H3012

##### ECTS Credits

5

*Curricular information is subject to change

et skills.

Semester 5 will focus on preparing students for external accreditation at expert level spreadsheet skills in addition they will investigate the impact of online exposure including security and CAATs.

MANAGE WORKBOOK OPTIONS AND SETTINGS - Manage workbooks (copy macros between workbooks, reference data inother workbooks, enable macros in a workbook, manage workbook versions), Prepare workbooks for collaboration (restrictediting, protect worksheets and cell ranges, protect workbook structure, configure formula calculation options, managecomments), Use and configure language options (configure editing and display languages, use language-specific features).MANAGE AND FORMAT DATA - Fill cells based on existing data (fill cells by using Flash Fill, fill cells by using advanced FillSeries options), Format and validate data (create custom number formats, configure data validation, group and ungroup data,calculate data by inserting subtotals and totals, remove duplicate records), Apply advanced conditional formatting and filtering(create custom, conditional formatting rules, create conditional formatting rules that use formulas, manage conditional formattingrules). CREATE ADVANCED FORMULAS AND MACROS - Perform logical operations in formulas (perform logical operations byusing nested functions including the IF(), IFS(), SWITCH(), SUMIF(), AVERAGEIF(), COUNTIF(), SUMIFS(), AVERAGEIFS(),COUNTIFS(), MAXIFS(), MINIFS(), AND(), OR(), and NOT() functions), Look up data by using functions (look up data by usingthe VLOOKUP(), HLOOKUP(), MATCH(), and INDEX() functions), Use advanced date and time functions (reference date andtime by using the NOW() and TODAY() functions, calculate dates by using the WEEKDAY() and WORKDAY() functions), Performdata analysis (summarize data from multiple ranges by using the Consolidate feature, perform what-if analysis by using GoalSeek and Scenario Manager, forecast data by using the AND(), IF(), and NPER() functions, calculate financial data by using thePMT() function) Troubleshoot formulas (trace precedence and dependence, monitor cells and formulas by using the WatchWindow, validate formulas by using error checking rules, evaluate formulas), Create and modify simple macros (record simplemacros, name simple macros, edit simple macros) MANAGE ADVANCED CHARTS AND TABLES - Create and modify advancedcharts ( create and modify dual axis charts, create and modify charts including Box & Whisker, Combo, Funnel, Histogram, Map,Sunburst, and Waterfall charts), Create and modify PivotTables (create PivotTables, modify field selections and options, createslicers, group PivotTable data, add calculated fields, format data), Create and modify Pivot Charts (create Pivot Charts,manipulate options in existing Pivot Charts, apply styles to Pivot Charts, drill down into Pivot Chart details)