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A Project Proposal Submitted to Department of Information Technology In Partial Fulfillment of The Requirements of The award of A Diploma in Business Information Technology

Mt Kenya University
Nakuru Campus

November, 2012

DECLARATION
I declare that this is my original work and it has never been copied or submitted to any other examination body or any institution. No part of this project should be copied or republished without my permission. Students name.

Fredrick Maina
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Student signature.
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Date
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Supervisors Name
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Supervisor Signature
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Table of Contents
DECLARATION2
ABSRACT6
CHAPTER ONE7
INTRODUCTION7
Background7
The Problem Statement Of Study8
1.3 purpose of the study8
1.4 REASERCH OBJECTIVES9
1.4.1 Main Objective9
1.4.2 Specific Objectives9
1.5 Research Questions9
1.6 Justification10
1.7 Assumptions10
1.8 Scope of Research11
CHAPTER TWO12
LITERATURE REVIEW12
2.1 INTRODUCTION12
2.2 Literature Review12
2.3 History of transaction processing system13
2.4 Example of Transaction Processing System13
2.5 Weakness of the Manual Transaction processing System14
2.6 Data flow Diagram of a TPS15
2.7 Conclusion15
CHAPTER THREE16
Research Methodologies16
3.1 Introduction16
3.2 System Design Stages16
3.2.1 Feasibility Study16
Types of Feasibility Studies16
1.Technical Feasibility Studies16
2. Economic Feasibility16
3. Operational feasibility16
3.2.2 System Design:17
3.2.3 System Coding:17
3.2.4 System Testing:17
3.2.5 System Implementation:17
3.2.6 System Maintenance:17
3.3 System Design Flow Chart18
3.4 Data Collection Methods19
3.4.1 Observation19
3.4.2 Advantages of Observations19
3.4.3 Disadvantages of Observation19
3.5 The targeted population20
3.6 Sampling technique20
3.7 Sampling procedure20
3.8 Sampled population20
3.9 System requirements20
BUDGET22
TIME SCHEDULE23
GANTT CHART24
References2
Conclusion3

Abbreviations
TPS – Transaction Processing System
IS – Information Systems
OS – Operating System
SDLC – System Development Life Cycle
GB – Giga Bytes

ABSRACT
The main aim of designing and coming up with this system is to eliminate the use files and filing system in recording weekly and monthly transactions of pata commercial agencies and allow an easy system that allows the firm in recording and analyzing routine transactions and provide a clear summary and report of all the proceedings that the agency undertake in their transactions.in provision of this technology advance there will be an efficient and effective system thank will bring in a quick and systematic approach towards the activities of this agency and allow a reliable source of information all about all transactions related to routine activities. Having this system in place it will enhance rapid productivity of services to customers by providing quick customer service and also provide a very fast report on all the rent paid and all the times of the year as to when all this payments were made and relate all this to past records that are made available by these system.

CHAPTER ONE
INTRODUCTION
Background
Due to increase in demand for both commercial and rental premises since independent in Kenya and due to the increase in population it has brought about introduction of commercial agencies’like pata commercial agency which was started back in year 2007 in Lanet so as to cater for both commercial and residential apartments by offering services related to collecting house lent’s on behalf of land lords. For this reason pata commercial agencies’ have entirely been committed to its services through use of a manual system for recording their transactions thus there is a need for a change of the current system in use so as it can improve its services to its customers and move in...
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