Enterprise Resource Planning
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- Sess 1
- Sess 1
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- Domestic student fee:
- $1,700.00 (AUD)
- International student fee:
- $1,925.00 (AUD)
Understanding fundamental concepts of the latest developments that are necessary to plan the activities of an enterprise and the extended supply chain is essential in order to effectively manage an organisation. This unit provides systems and technologies that are necessary in managing an enterprise and how change management that is necessary for an ERP implementation can be applied and adapted.
- Assignment — 6000 words (30%)
- Exercises — Continuous assessment (10%)
- Invigilated Exam (60%)
The aim of this unit is to provide students with fundamental concepts and latest development in enterprise resource planning (ERP) and to have a proactive attitude towards change management that is needed for ERP implementation.
At the completion of this unit students will be able to:
- understand the importance of integrating enterprise resource planning issues in management
- understand the major concepts and latest developments in enterprise resource planning
- identify and justify the need for various tools, techniques and methodologies enterprise resource planning
- have significant knowledge on relevant sub-systems of a system and have a proactive approach towards ERP implementation.
This unit addresses the following topics.
|1||The theory of constraints and ERP|
|2||Sales and operations planning|
|3||Buffer resource strategy|
|4||Enterprise resource management|
|5||Integrating the supply chain to reap the rewards|
|6||Strategic sourcing and procurement|
|7||Operations planning (material and capacity)|
|9||Product life cycle management|
|10||Manufacturing execution system|
|11||Distribution, implementation - generalised industry application|
This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:
- Chat rooms
- Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
- Online Quizzes/Tests
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Standard Media
- Streaming Multimedia
- Web links
Print based materials
- Welcome Letter
Textbook information for this unit is currently being updated and will be available soon. Please check back regularly for updates. Alternatively, visit the Unibooks website and enter the unit details to search for available textbooks.
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
- Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, University of South Australia
- Graduate Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, University of South Australia
This unit is an approved elective in the following courses:
This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:
- Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
- In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Unibooks textbook list.
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