Enterprise Resource Management
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Course level: Undergraduate
This course provides and overview of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), which will integrate all facets of the business, including planning, manufacturing, sales, finance and accounting. Students will learn the methodology and practice of ERP using an industry-leading software package to explore the interaction among the different business processes. Topics include business process integration, inventory management, master scheduling, and material and capacity planning. Concepts are applied through the use of current enterprise resource planning software.
What you'll learn
Course skills and outcomes
- Relate business functions to business processes.
- Summarize the development of Enterprise Resource Planning.
- Explain the evolution and benefits of Enterprise Resource Planning systems.
- Explain Marketing Information Systems module(s) of the Enterprise Resource Planning system.
- Describe the sales orders process module(s) in the Enterprise Resource Planning system.
- Explain the production and supply chain management information systems module(s) of the Enterprise Resource Planning system.
- Explain how production planning data in an Enterprise Resource Planning system can be shared with suppliers to increase supply chain efficiency.
- Evaluate the differences between financial and managerial accounting.
- Describe how the Enterprise Resource Planning system can help to solve accounting and financial reporting problems that occur in an unintegrated system.
- Defend why the role of the human resources department is critical to the success of the organization.
- Distinguish between key processes utilized by human resources departments.