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• Level: GCSE
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# ICT - I have been asked to create a spreadsheet to show theatre ticket sales, by logging information into seating plan. Formulae then calculate the profitability on a 2nd spreadsheet, to work out a Total Profit for the desired show.

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Chapter 1: Identification The Aim of the Project I have been asked to create a spreadsheet to show theatre ticket sales, by logging information into seating plan. Formulae then calculate the profitability on a 2nd spreadsheet, to work out a Total Profit for the desired show. This total takes on board the confectionery sales, fixed costs, bar profit and programme sales plus the price of the show. Background I was contacted by Ben Chapman from the King's street picture house in East Grinstead, he wanted to have a quick way to work out if he was/n't going to make profit on a show. All the seats previously had to count by hand, Mr Chapman thought this was a long drawn out process of doing quite a simple process but was also easy to make mistakes. Mr Chapman also wasn't happy that he was employing someone to do it, so every show was costing him higher labour costs than needed. ...read more.

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no specified cells and all data would be entered manually this would take a long time and all the formula's would have to re-entered for each show. There would be no seating plan or buttons for ease of use and the show prices would have to entered manually instead of from drop down menu's Reasons for selecting the chosen approach The spreadsheet I used (Excel) overcomes all of the problems that Mr Chapman was having, I could also use buttons to enter data into a seating plan to make the interface very user-friendly for the person operating the system. This solution also used formulas that I could fix so that they could only changed with a password. Excel allowed me to use colours and a very easy on the eye design. I also selected the approach because I am an experienced Excel user; this allowed me to complete the job promptly and without major problems. ...read more.

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5) The spreadsheet may be altered by anyone Mr Chapman trusts with his desired password that locks any important formulas 6) To show seating plan that can be easily read and understood for future projects and marketing schemes to promote the theatre 7) To be able to be updated in the future and not have to be totally re-written. Chapter 2: Analysis Hardware & Software Hardware Reasons for choice of hardware Software Reasons for choice of software Input Data requirements Data collection Data entry Error checking Data manipulation/processing (only include the ones you have used!) Formulas The SUM function The IF function VLookup Copy & Paste Displaying to 2 decimal places Cell formatting Cell protection Data Validation Macros Output System Flowcharts Backup & security Chapter 3: Design Initial design Customer feedback Final design Test plan Chapter 4: Implementation Solution being developed Finished solution Spreadsheet showing data Spreadsheet showing formulas Macro code Testing Chapter 5: Evaluation Comparison of solution with original objectives Customer feedback Response to customer feedback Suggestions for further enhancements ...read more.

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