Introduction to Production Management or previous studies with similar content
The learning outcome of this course is that the student will understand how ERP (Enterprise Resource Plan-ning) systems are used in daily business, the student is able to analyze how ERP systems support business processes, will also learn to complete simple tasks with SAP system related to sales, manufacturing and pur-chasing. Course develops IT skills (SAP) and written skills (report submission).
By the end of this course students should be able to: (1) Understand the key elements of an ERP system used in an organization, (2) Complete basic transactions related to sales and distribution (SD), (3) Complete pur-chasing related transactions, (4) Understand how production planning related transactions are conducted, (5) Document SAP processes for work instruction purposes.
This course will give an introduction to ERP as part of production organization, the lectures will cover, trans-action system principles, generic structure of ERP system, ERP implementation project and IT investments, IT part of Business Strategy, the exercises are related to ERP functionality and transactions (1) Sales and distribution, (2) Materials management, (3) Inventory Management, (4) Production Planning and Control, (5) Logistics execution, (6) Finance and control, Enterprise Resource Planning will be discusses as part of global IT environment of a company. A guest lecturer from industry will be giving a talk on applications.
1. Magal, S. R., & Word, J. (2011). Integrated business processes with ERP systems. Wiley Publishing. Chicago
2. Daniel E. O'Leary (2000), Enterprise Resource Planning Systems: Systems, Life Cycle, Electronic Commerce and Risk
3. articles provided
Lectures and labs 30 h, independent work 51 h
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Grading: scale 1-5 or fail
Responsible Person: Petri Helo
Teacher(s): Petri Helo, RaykoToshev
Responsible Unit: School of Technology and Innovations
Additional Information: This course is only for master students in Industrial Management, replaces Enterprise Resource Planning – SAP