Unfinished Alumni Tracking System

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CHAPTER I
INTRODUCTION
Project Context
Discovery and innovation of technology had lead to greater advancement of society. Computers have affected human society as few other inventions in the past century have, and it is out natural that the advent widespread use of computers are used by organization, offices, industries and institutions for developing of their management process and systems. Using computers, and through the presence of World Wide Web, people can spend countless hours studying websites to improve their knowledge and to survive. 1Most of them are constantly searching for anything that might help them to gain competitive edge and boost their profits. Since then, our ancestors have already their own businesses, some are small and some are large corporation which focused on the development of their business performance. And schools are one type of business.

2Forbes College Inc. (formerly Global Trainers Inc.) is one of the competitive schools in Albay, Bicol region. Its mission is committed to produce globally-competitive workforce equipped with appropriate knowledge, exemplary skills, superior leadership qualities, personal integrity and positive values. It has a vision that states, Forbes College is the leading proactive educational institution dedicated to the upliftment of the lives of the Filipinos through quality education, offering job-ready courses at the most affordable rate. Since the establishment of the institution in the year 2008, it already produced skill-trained graduates and they are continuously making the school curriculum more globally advance for future alumni and employees in industries.

3In the current social, political and economic environment, colleges must be able to demonstrate their effectiveness. Students are investing on programs based on the labor market success of graduates. Legislators are emphasizing accountability in college operations and many jurisdictions require the publication of outcome measures. Economic growth and productivity in a knowledge economy depend on the availability of highly trained workers to meet employer needs. To deal with these pressures, colleges must track their graduates and document labor market outcomes.

3Tracking System is generally a program capable of rendering virtual space to a human observer while tracking the observer’s body coordinates. Generally, tracking is observing people or t hings on the move and supplying timely ordered sequence of respective location data to a model e.g. capable to serve for depicting the motion on a display capability.

4Online alumni tracking provide the ability to track alumni of a college or university using internet for the purpose of helping to demonstrate compliance with the accreditation standards required for departments in higher institutions. Institutions are organizing reunions by sending letters through fax, radio announcements, television advertisements and posters or banners. These are the manual process they are doing to have connection with the graduates. In the future, these could also be the process that Forbes College Inc. will adopt. This Online Tracking system will lessen the burdens of organizing alumni reunions and in keeping track of the records of the graduates.The proposed study on “Forbes College Online Alumni Tracking System” aims to support the institution on developing and designing an interface system. This will contribute on tracking and updating the graduates or alumni of Forbes College Inc. The Forbes College Online Alumni Tracking System (FCOATS) is designed to support process in an efficient and effective manner.

OBJECTIVES
The general objective of the study is to develop an Online Tracking System of Forbes College Inc.
Specifically it aims to:
1. To identify the current system adopted by Forbes College in terms of: a. Tracking the alumni
b. Providing an easy accessibility for alumni
c. Staying connected to the Alma Matter
2. To identify the...
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