ERP Systems & Business Process Management PT
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ERP Systems 1: Administration & Disposition Systems

level of course unit


Learning outcomes of course unit

ERP-Systems in general
- can provide the benefit of ERP – Systems (large, important, etc.)
- know the characteristics of ERP-Systems (multitenant, etc.)
- know the structure of ERP-Systems (layer model)
- know the most important producers and tools of ERP Systems
- know functions of ERP-Systems
- know most important producers of ERP-Systems, tools
- know SAP (history, most important terms, etc.)
- know reference processes in SAP

SAP – Module Sales & Distribution, Material Management, Production:
- know reference processes for SD; MM, PP in SAP
- can execute procurement cycle for stocked material and consumables, including ordering requisitions, orders, receipt of goods, receipt of invoice and vendor payment
- know organizational levels and master data of material planning as well as of planned and consumption-based disposition
- know continuity of process adaptation -> adaptation SAP (fields, functions, etc.)

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

* Operational requirements in information management operational and planning tasks
* Overview of the structure and functional scope of typical ERP systems (company codes, business areas, processes)
* Integration of the individual modules of an ERP system
* Overview of ERP system SAP ERP, SAP S4/ Hana, etc.
* Specialization in the SAP modules SD, MM, PP.

recommended or required reading

Mertens, P.; Integrierte Informationsverarbeitung 1: Operative Systeme in der Industrie; Wiesbaden, Gabler 2009
Benz, J.; Höflinger, M.; Logistikprozesse mit SAP.Vieweg + Teubner Verlag; 2005
Körsgen, F.; SAP ERP Arbeitsbuch: Grundkurs SAP ERP ECC 5.0 / 6.0 mit Fallstudien; Erich Schmidt Verlag

assessment methods and criteria

Writen exam

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number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


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planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, individual work with software, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) DI Dr. Martin Adam

year of study


recommended optional program components

not applicable

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type of course unit

integrated lecture

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work placement(s)

not applicable