In virtually any job whether it is clerical
technical, business, or professional whether it is banking,
manufacture, medicine, or retailing compare are useful tools with which
to calculate, measure asses store, retrieve, regulate, monitor
information, dry field of human endeavor is characterized by one a
combination of these process.
The impact of computer or organization and societies has been
phenomenon. In recent years, on increasing number of researcher have
processed various ways of incorporating the use of computer, in Hotel
catering and management course.
1.1 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
A project is a well defined effort to produce specific result at a
specification. Project are always unique, be definition, an contrasted
to normal on going departmental activities. Management is the art of
purposeful direction. On the psychological sides, this involves both
leadership and supervisor. Leadership involve helping other, reach goal
oriented achievement by motivating people to adept common goals and
work toward them. Supervisor on the other and involve helping other to
avoid penalties for misdirected actions, those to avoid penalties for
misdirected actions, those are contrary to the pursuit of accept
The four basic management function are to plan, organize, direct and control the work of others.
Project management in different from the management of a
functional department. Management techniques that have proven
successful in other areas do apply the engineering of industrial
1.2 RATIONAL FOR THE PROJECT
Computer is an electronic device that are humorously join together
to accept data, process data, store data are outputting the resulting
of the processed data in accordance to an internally stored programme.
Computer are basically concerned with the processing of data into a
meaning from. Today with the development of computer system, we are
able to use computerized methods that not only described importance
features of the data a but methods that allows into processed beyond
the collected. Data into the area of decision making through
generalization and prediction.
In Nigeria today, nearly all the hotels want there activities to
be computerized. Because of its efficiency and the effectiveness.
The efficiency impacts are mainly visible as reduction in
transaction process cost, reflecting reduction in clerical cost,
inventory cost and other current also.
Effectiveness impacts are visible in term of faster processing of
throughout increased responses to ad how incurring increased accuracy
the more complete converge of information that computer can accept,
process, retain and provide.
1.3 AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF THE PROJECT
This project focuses mainly in computerized of Hotel catering
management consequent upon numerous problem faced by manual handling
of hotel information here below are the main aims and objectives of
introducing computers into hotel and catering management.
- To provide information that could not be obtained before
- To provide accurate data, when it is required
- To help to do jobs more efficiently
- To allow a wider range to task to be performed
- To present data in a more understandable way (e.g graphics/colour)
1.4 SCOPE AND COVERAGE
This project is mainly on the application of computer to hotel
catering and managers, staff do face in book keeping, searching,
calculating updata, drawing and transferring of record or file from one
department to another.
1.5 GENERAL OVERVIEW OF GATEWAY HOTEL, ABEOKUTA
The gateway, Hotel, Abeokuta is a home away from home in the
respects situates on a wide expanse of land quite, free from Hubbub area
of KUTO on the Muritala Muhammed Way. The hotel is ideal resort to
recreate enjoy life in the fullest perspective.
According to the general manager, Mr Bolaji N. Sonde and the
public relation and marketing officer, Mr Adeolu Adebai, Gateway is a
group of three hotel owned by the Ogun State government and was managed
centrally until recently when each become autonomous with separate
At Gateway hotel, there are 200 rooms including suite and chalet
and another annex located at the G.R.A containing 20 rooms.
Other facilities include a car park, which can contain 1,500 cars
an Olympic size swimming pool, conference room shopping plaza and four
standard terms courts. One of the attraction of the gateway hotel is
the animal pepper soup carnival in JANUARY where no top artists
performed on the carnival group.
Weekend are always busy at the hotel when guest, are treated to
varying of entertainment and attended to by over 200 highly trained
professional fort example, Porter waiter, keepers, chefs, doorman,
linemen, lift man and receptionist to mention just a few.