Accounting Information System

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UNIVERSITI TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN FACULTY OF ACCOUNTANCY AND MANAGEMENT ACADEMIC YEAR 2012/2013 BACHELOR OF ACCOUNTING (HONS) UKAI 2063 ACOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS II TUTORIAL 6 Case 1: Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Situation: The university is considering a new system that will speed up the registration process. As part of the systems development team, you are asked to develop a plan for fact-finding. (Adapted from Shelley & Cashman 2010, Chp 04 Apply Your Knowledge,Elmwood College, p181) Required: 1. List all the possible techniques that you might use. 2. Describe an advantage for each technique. Adv of Interview • get opinion from the users • Able to view/observe non verbal language by the users. It wil…show more content…
The BumbleBee program produces a daily activity report with a listing of all sales transactions. At the end of the month, the local manager uses BumbleBee to transmit an accounts receivable summary to the Personal Trainer headquarters in Chicago, where member statements are prepared and mailed. Members mail their payments to the Personal Trainer headquarters, where the payment is applied to the member account.  The BumbleBee program stores basic member information, but does not include information about member preferences, activities, and history.  Currently, the BumbleBee program produces one local report (the daily activity report) and three reports that are prepared at the headquarters location: a monthly member sales report, an exception report for inactive members and late payers, and a quarterly profit-and-loss report that shows a breakdown of revenue and costs for each separate activity. During the interviews, Susan received a number of “wish list” comments from local managers and staff members. For example, managers wanted more analytical features so they could spot trends and experiment with what-if scenarios for special promotions and discounts. The most frequent complaint was that managers wanted more frequent information about the profitability of the business activities at their centers. To enhance their business, managers wanted to offer a computerized activity and wellness log,
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