MP121 Accounting Information System: Problem-based Assessment
Recently you attended a presentation by Dr Peter, renowned entrepreneur and business leader, who spoke at length about the development of an accounting information systems and, he speak extensively on the benefit of using DBMS in Accounting department, and the importance of Database Design. After the presentation you
eturned to your workplace and discussed the virtues of this approach with your boss, Alex. Alex was extremely interested because he has become aware that the cu
accounting information systems is inadequate for the developing needs of the business. He asked you to do a number of things for him in your ‘new role’ as the Accounting
Information Systems Development Officer.
Write a clear and comprehensive report on what would be involved developing a
DBMS for the Accounting department.
It is important to position the content of your report within the realm of
Accounting (instead of IT) in order to demonstrate your understanding the
subject matter and your client (i.e. your boss).
Specifically, your report should demonstrate what should be noted, what should
e avoided, who should be involved, what needs to be prepared.
Alex, your boss, also wishes to know the cost and time such development will
Finally, you should complete your report with a summary and your