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Enterprice Resource Planning

Module name (EN): Enterprice Resource Planning
Degree programme: International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: IBB-450
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:

[updated 26.01.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
IBB-450 International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 4, mandatory course
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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