ERP500 - Enterprise Resource Planning

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Subject Title
Enterprise Resource Planning

Subject Description
Enterprise Resource Planning is a framework for organizing, defining and standardizing the business processes.  This is necessary for effective planning and control of the organization to better utilize its resources and knowledge to obtain a competitive advantage.  ERP500 will introduce the student to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). The course will provide an overview of what an ERP system is and why and how it can benefit a company. It will familiarize students with the concepts, logic, techniques and terminology of ERP. The course combines theory with group computer lab work utilizing a state of the art ERP system technology (SAP R/3). Due to the broad nature of this subject, the course will not cover all elements of ERP.

Credit Status
One credit.

This is a core subject for the BAO Operations Management.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Understand the ERP concept and logic and why organizations are adopting ERP as a back-bone information technology.
  2. Identify the significance and benefits of ERP software and systems.
  3. Describe the key modules of ERP.
  4. Understand the concept and importance of data integration.
  5. Become familiar with the SAP R/3 structure and organizational levels.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to apply SAP in the following functional areas:
    • Sales and distribution;
    • Material master, materials management, master data and bill of materials;
    • Purchasing; and
    • Inventory functions and transactions.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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