BUSM 3012 Global Enterprise Resource Planning

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 200667

Coordinator Premaratne Samaranayake Opens in new window

Description Global Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) provides students with the knowledge and skills required in understanding broader concepts of managing within ERP system environments. Students are introduced to data, organisational structure, logistics and supply chain related processes and the role of enablers in understanding global logistics operations. Global ERP equips the students with basic decision-making tools, techniques and concepts. It also illustrates how technology can be utilised to better manage logistics across global supply chain with emphasis on the effective use of data and information, coordination and integration of cross functional activities and processes towards achieving best practice performance levels.

School Business

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Equivalent Subjects LGYA 4739 - Materials Management And Distribution (ERP) LGYA 4793 - Global Materials Management and Distribution (ERP)

Assumed Knowledge

Students are expected to have gained an introductory level of knowledge in operations and supply chain management.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of best practices for global materials management business processes within an enterprise resource planning system environment.
  2. Describe enterprise resource planning system features, integration aspects, selection methods, system options and latest developments/trends.
  3. Analyse the manner in which enterprise resource planning fits with global supply chain management.
  4. Describe the fundamental business processes in production planning (PP), materials management (MM) and sales & distribution (SD) and perform the most important functions in the associated process cycles from sales & operations planning (SOP) in production planning to customer payment in sales and distribution.
  5. Explore the analysis and design of organisational structures and data in production planning, materials management and sales and distribution modules in enterprise resource planning system environment.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of the procurement, production planning & control and order management cycles and their processes, including performing basic functions in each cycle in the SAP enterprise resource planning system,

Subject Content

1. Enterprise resource planning theory and issues
2. Enterprise resource planning and business process reengineering
3. Enterprise resource planning and supply chain management
4. Sales and operations planning (sop) and demand management (dm)
5. Sales order processing in enterprise resource planning
6. Distribution management in enterprise resource planning
7. Latest developments and trends in enterprise resource planning systems
8. enterprise resource planning functional applications:
- procurement process
- inventory management
- purchase order process
- sales order process
- production order process
- quality inspection process

Prescribed Texts

  • Ellen F. Monk and Bret J. Wagner (2009), Concepts in Enterprise Resource Planning, 3rd Edition, Thomson Course Technology, ISBN: 0619216638
  • Mary Sumner (2005), Enterprise Resource Planning, Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, USA, ISBN: 013140343

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