ENTERPRISE INFORMATION SYSTEMS

BUS5EIS

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Organisations today are employing ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems for developing customer-centric business strategies and integration of business processes in accounting, finance, human resources, sales and marketing. In this subject, you will be provided with an overview of enterprise-wide computing and integrated enterprise systems concepts. You will be introduced to the skills needed to become an ERP consultant and have the opportunity to develop your capacity to analyse and reengineer business processes based on ERP life cycle using well known ERP tools like SAP S/4 HANA. You will critique business process re-engineering strategies of organisations in the context of ERP systems. Case studies and SAP S/4 HANA based software packages will be used to provide you with hands-on experience.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPetrus Usmanij

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites BUS5BID and (BUS5AFS or BUS5IAF)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEnterprise resource planning systems : life, cycle, electronic commercePrescribedO'Leary, D.NEW YORK : CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2000
ReadingsEnterprise systems for managementRecommendedMotiwalla, L. and Thompson, J.PEARSON INTERNATIONAL EDN. 2009
ReadingsIntegrated Business Processes with ERP SystemsPrescribedMagal. Simha R and Word, J.and Word, J.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critique analyse business process re-engineering strategies of organisations in the context of ERP systems based on real world case study

Activities:
Lectures, quizzes,group assignment, case studies, labs, group discussions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Determine the ERP application framework through an evaluation of the organisation context (size, complexity, culture, etc.) and factors related to choosing, designing and implementing ERP systems

Activities:
Lectures, quizzes,group assignment, case studies, group discussions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Develop ERP Application of enterprise business processes by implementing an ERP system using SAP software package

Activities:
Labs, Lectures, quizzes, individual assignment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPetrus Usmanij

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 11 - 22
One 1.5 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.5 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2 hour Exam40 01, 02, 03
Lecture quizzes10 quizzes in class on a weekly or biweekly basis (equivalent to 500 words in total)20 01, 02
One group assignment (1500 words each)A group of two student to do an assignment equivalent to 1500 words each. Focusses on ERP enabled Business Process Reengineering and other more recent technologies like SaaS for improving business and customer value.15 01, 02
One individual 2000 word assignment20 02, 03
Lab participationTwo tests based on SAP modules covered in the lab5 02, 03