Download CA IPCC IT (Information Technology) Fast Track Notes for November 2017
Here we are giving CA IPCC New revised IT (Information Technology) Fast Track Notes for Nov 2017. This IT notes useful for CA IPCC Nov 2017 exam preparation. From November 2014 CA IPCC IT syllabus was changed. This fast track notes covers all new revised syllabus. If you prepare this fast track notes you can get more than 25 marks out of 50 marks easily. You can download CA IPCC IT (Information Technology) Fast Track Notes for Nov 2017 from below link with one click direct link.
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Revised Syllabus – Applicable from November 2014
Section A: Information Technology (50 Marks)
1. Business Process Management & IT
Introduction to various Business processes – Accounting, Finances, Sale, Purchase etc., Business Process Automation – Benefits & Risks, Approach to mapping systems : Entity Diagrams, Data Flow Diagrams, Systems Flow diagrams, Decision trees/tables, Accounting systems vs. Value chain automation, Information as a business asset, Impact of IT on business processes, Business Risks of failure of IT, Business Process Re-engineering.
2. Information Systems and IT Fundamentals
Understand importance of IT in business and relevance to Audit with case studies, Understand working of computers and networks in business process automation from business information perspective, Concepts of Computing (Definition provided by ACM/IEEE and overview of related terminologies), Overview of IS Layers – Applications, DBMS, systems software, hardware, networks & links and people, Overview of Information Systems life cycle and key phases, Computing Technologies & Hardware – Servers, end points, popular computing architectures, emerging computing architectures & delivery models – example: SaaS, Cloud Computing, Mobile computing, etc., Example: Overview of latest devices/technologies – i5, Bluetooth, Tablet, Wi-Fi, Android, Touchpad, iPad, iPod, Laptop, Notebook, Smartphone, Ultra- Mobile PC etc.)
3. Telecommunication and Networks
Fundamentals of telecommunication, Components and functions of Telecommunication Systems, Data networks – types of architecture, LAN, WAN, Wireless, private and public networks etc., Overview of computing architectures – centralised, de-centralised, mainframe, client-server, thin-thick client etc., Network Fundamentals – Components, Standards and protocols, Network risks & controls – VPN, Encryption, Secure protocols, Network administration and management – concepts and issues, How information systems are facilitated through telecommunications, How Internet works, Internet architecture, key concepts, risks and controls, e-Commerce and M-commerce technologies.
4. Business Information Systems
Information Systems and their role in businesses, IT as a business enabler & driver – ERP, Core Banking System, CRM, SCM, HRMS, Payment Mechanisms, The relationship between organisations, information systems and business processes, Accounting Information Systems and linkages to Operational systems, Business Reporting, MIS & IT, Organisation Roles & responsibilities and table or authorities, importance of access controls, privilege controls, Specialised systems – MIS, DSS, Business Intelligence, Expert Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Management systems etc.
5. Business process automation through Application software
Business Applications – overview and types, Business Process Automation, relevant controls and information systems, Information Processing & Delivery channels and their role in Information Systems, Key types of Application Controls and their need, Emerging concepts – Virtualisation, Grid Computing, Cloud delivery model