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INFO8001 - Enterprise Systems

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Title:Enterprise Systems
Long Title:Enterprise Systems
Module Code:INFO8001
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Advanced
Field of Study: Information Systems
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2017/18 ( September 2017 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: CATHERINE MURPHY
Module Author: MARTIN CONNOLLY
Module Description: Enterprise Systems are core software used by organisations to manage information in every area of their operations. This module examines how these systems are used in the main functional areas of a business.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Evaluate and analyse the main characteristics of enterprise software.
LO2 Evaluate and discuss the use of ERP in the Marketing, Accounting, Human Resource, Production and Supply Chain Functions.
LO3 Model Business Processes Workflows for ERP Implementation.
LO4 Critically appraise and discuss the use of ERP for emerging technologies.
LO5 Apply selected ERP and CRM applications to business scenarios.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named CIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
Co-requisites
No Co Requisites listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Organisational Functions, Processes and Data Requirements
Functional Areas and Business Processes. Functional Area Information Systems.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software
Evolution of ERP. Description and use of selected ERP software. Significance and benefits of ERP software and systems. Capabilities of ERP.
Marketing, Accounting, Human Resource, Production and Supply Chain Management Information Systems
Sales and Distribution in ERP. Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Integration of Sales and Accounting. The Production Planning Process. ERP and Suppliers. Accounting in ERP Systems. Implications of the Sarbanes Oxley Act for ERP systems. Trends in Financial Reporting. Human Resources Processes with ERP.
Business Process Modelling and ERP Implementation
Process Modelling. Evaluating Process Improvement. ERP Workflow Tools. Implementing ERP Systems. Change Management.
ERP and Emerging Technologies
Accessing ERP through the Cloud. Virtualizing ERP. Mobile ERP Applications. Integrating the Internet of Things and ERP software. Using ERP for Business Analytics and Business Intelligence.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work40.00%
End of Module Formal Examination60.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Group Project assessing the CRM needs of an organisation. 1,5 20.0 Week 5
Project Evaluation and application of selected ERP software. 1,5 20.0 Week 12
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4 60.0 End-of-Semester
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lectures on Enterprise Systems and their use in key business areas. 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lab Lab Sessions using selected ERP and CRM Software. 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Revision of theoretical material and skills attainment in selected ERP and CRM software. 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lectures on Enterprise Systems and their use in key business areas. 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lab Lab Sessions using selected ERP and CRM Software. 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Revision of theoretical material and skills attainment in selected ERP and CRM software. 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Bret Wagner, Ellen Monk 2013, Concepts in Enterprise Resource Planning, 4th Ed., Course Technology [ISBN: 9781111820398]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_BACCT_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting 8 Group Elective 2
CR_BBISY_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Information Systems 8 Mandatory

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