Club It - Part 1

Club IT

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University of Phoenix



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Club IT
The opening of Club IT, a fun and energetic downtown night club, is a dream come true for owners Ruben Keys and Lisa Tejada.   Both, Ruben and Lisa have business knowledge backed by a Business Administration degree; and music experience from working as musicians to support themselves while in college.   Their college years’ experiences in the form of studies and instrument performances at clubs only provided a partial background of what is needed to run a nightclub.   As managers and owners of Club IT, the real challenge for Ruben and Lisa is to have functional systems in place that will help successfully operate their nightclub business, which is currently lacking in the areas of information technology, data management, and decision-making capabilities (Rainer & Turban, 2009).
Club IT’s Mission and Clientele
Club IT’s mission is to accommodate a lifestyle for people who enjoy live music, DJ’s, dancing, and refreshments.   Fun and energetic type people seeking a night full of socializing can come to a music club, i.e., Club IT,   that provides a total of 6,000 square feet of space, including a 600 square foot dance floor, a bar with four pour stations, and seating for 220 people, plus a kitchen to fulfill appetizers and small food orders.   The night club is intended to be a place where the clientele are more than just customers to Ruben and Lisa; they are also the friends who will make up the social group frequently meeting at Club IT (Rainer & Turban, 2009).  
Club IT’s Functional Areas and Use of Information Resources
Functional area information systems (FAISs) refers to the summarizing of data and preparation of reports which are primarily used by middle management but can also be useful for lower-level managers.   These reporting systems, i.e., report generators (RPGs) are important because focus is placed on a specific functional area of a business (Rainer...