ERP Systems & Business Process Management PT
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ERP Systems 1: Administrative and Dispositive Systems

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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 for operative and planned tasks in
information management; overview of the design and
functional scope of typical ERP-systems (company codes,
business units, processes); procedure for customizing
an business information system; tool support.

recommended or required reading

Mertens, Peter; Integrierte Informationsverarbeitung 1: Operative Systeme in der Industrie; Wiesbaden, Gabler 2009
Benz, Jochen; Höflinger, Markus (2005): Logistikprozesse mit SAP.Vieweg + Teubner Verlag
Körsgen, Frank; SAP ERP Arbeitsbuch: Grundkurs SAP ERP ECC 5.0 / 6.0 mit Fallstudien; Erich Schmidt Verlag

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number of ECTS credits allocated


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planned learning activities and teaching methods

not applicable

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Dipl.-Ing. Juffinger Georg

year of study


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mode of delivery

in-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable