DBIT207  BUSINESS APPLICATION SOFTWARE.

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2018/2019
EXAMINATION FOR THE DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY
DBIT207 BUSINESS APPLICATION SOFTWARE
DATE: NOVEMBER, 2018 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer question ONE and any other TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE
a) Identify FIVE problems associated with manual based accounting systems (5 Marks)
b) i) Define an enterprise resource planning system (3 Marks)
ii) Give FIVE examples of ERP systems (5 Marks)
c) What are the three cycles of transaction processing systems? (6 Marks)
d) What are the three fundamental tasks of database management? (3 Marks)
e) What is the purpose of a chart of accounts? (3 Marks)
f) What are the merits of having a business enterprise computers networked? (5 Marks)
QUESTION TWO
a) Examine the goals of the expenditure cycle (8 Marks)
b) Describe the revenue cycle business activities (8 Marks)
c) Explain how AIS can add value to an organization (4 Marks)
QUESTION THREE
a) Accounting information Systems face a lot of risk and abuse. Discuss how an organization
can mitigate risk of attack (9 Marks)
(b) List down any 6 ordering controls that a company can put in place to prevent fraud.
(6 Marks)
(c) Explain the five phases of the systems development life cycle. (5 Marks)
QUESTION FOUR
a) A computerized Accounting Information System has made work faster and much better
than the traditional system, explain how it adds value to an organization. (5 Marks)
(d) What is prototyping? (2 Marks)
(e) What are the advantages of Prototyping? (6 Marks)
f) Describe the steps used to activate inventory on QuickBooks (7 marks)
QUESTION FIVE
a) Explain five steps you take to create customer details on QuickBooks (5 Marks)
b) QuickBooks is a good example of an accounting information system, explain the steps used
to create a purchase order (5 Marks)
c) Explain the following terms used in QuickBooks:
i) Invoice
ii) Charts of account
iii) Balance sheet
iv) Sales receipt
v) Purchase order (10 Marks)

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