1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY:
At the dawn of a new era, the industrial age changed the face of the planet with every marvelous inventions that were given to us by every scientist that poured their undivided attention and unquestionable devotion to make this world a better place to live. From vehicles, weaponry, equipments, and medicine, all of these inventions paved the way to another milestone of human evolution. The Digital Age or the Computer Age is at hand. Most of the inventions made before are being replaced with computer technology. The telephone invented by Alexander Graham Bell has now evolved into different variations nowadays. Skype™ allows us to communicate with almost everyone thru computer.
M+Macbuilt Engineering Technologies™ is a firm that offers engineering solutions to companies that operates mechanical equipments. They build, install, and maintain heavy machineries. Their office is located at 1908 FCEA Bldg, Balibago, Angeles City. The firm is populated by 10 office employees and 16 field workers.
Our group decided to make an Automated Timekeeping System with payroll summary replacing their Punch card Clock. The system will be made via Visual Basic.
The program will include a timekeeping system and payroll template that will be utilized whenever an employee would like to request for a vacation leave or would like to file a sick leave. It is a simple system for this growing company and the group hopes that the system will help them diminish payroll disputes and prevent tampering of punch cards.
1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM:
The timekeeping system is built with a Time-in/Time-out sequence that records the start and finish of an employee's shift for the day. The record will then be computed and will reflect on the employee's pay slip. Visual Basic will be used for this system to maintain the system's simplicity. at the end of the shift, the employee will press end of shift and the data will be to the...