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Enterprice Resource Planning

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Enterprice Resource Planning
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: IBB-450
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:

[updated 26.01.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

IBB-450 (P420-0237) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 4, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Stefan Selle
Prof. Dr. Stefan Selle

[updated 06.03.2020]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to:
- understand the fundamentals of Enterprise Resource Planning,
- describe the basics of handling business processes with ERP systems,
- search information in SAP S4/HANA,
- maintain master data in SAP S4/HANA,
- implement business processes in SAP S4/HANA.
Working on a project will allow them to
-increase their social skills such as empathy, compromise, and tolerance,
-further develop their individual competencies towards a higher level of responsibility, and self-reflection.

[updated 06.03.2020]
Module content:
1. Fundamentals
- business processes
- integration (data, processes, functions)
- enterprise resource planning
- client/server model
- roles and privilages
2. Introduction to SAP
- SAP Fiori
3. Materials management (MM)
- searching for information
- maintaining master data
- implementation of business processes
4. Production planning (PP)
- searching for information
- maintaining master data
- implementation of business processes
5. Sales and distribution (SD)
- searching for information
- maintaining master data
- implementation of business processes

[updated 17.12.2019]
Teaching methods/Media:
Lectures with integrated exercises supported by e-learning platform (e.g. Moodle).
Laboratory/hands-on training: working on the PC to solve case studies by applying learned techniques using SAP S4/HANA.

[updated 04.02.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
- Akhtar, J., Murray, M.: Materials Management with SAP S/4HANA: Business Processes and Configuration, SAP Press / Rheinwerk, Bonn, 2018.
- Almeida, C.: Material Requirements Planning with SAP S/4HANA, SAP Press / Rheinwerk, Bonn, 2020.
- Chudy, M., Castedo, L., Lopez, R.: Sales and Distribution in SAP ERP: Business User Guide, SAP Press / Rheinwerk, Bonn, 2018.
- Oberniedermaier, G., Sell-Jander, T.: Sales and Distribution with SAP. Making SAP SD Work for Your Business, Springer, Berlin, 2012.
- Schulz, O.: Using SAP: An Introduction for Beginners and Business Users, 3rd edition, SAP Press / Rheinwerk, Bonn, 2017.
- van Kempen, D.: SAP HANA 2.0 An Introduction, SAP Press / Rheinwerk, Bonn, 2019.

[updated 17.12.2019]
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