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Area/Catalogue
INFT 3024

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
105290

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with a general understanding of Enterprise Resourse Planning systems and a conceptual knowledge of Business Process Re-engineering principles by analysing enterprise processes and redesigning them. To provide students with a practical introduction to SAP, how it is used in business, and the benefits of using such a system for an enterprise.

Course content

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Overview
Business functions, processes and data requirements, information systems, enterprise integration, motives for integration, integration methodologies & techniques development of Enterprise Resource Planning systems. 

SAP Functionality 
SAP architecture, SAP components and terminology, SAP application functionality and modules.

Enterprise Resource Planning and Business Process Re-engineering
Competitive advantage from integrated information systems, sustainable competitive advantage. Starting over. Distinction between tasks and processes, role of information technology in business process re-engineering, Business Process Re-engineering guidelines, benefits of Business Process Re-engineering for effective SAP implementation.  

Enterprise Resource Planning Implementation
Implementing, configuring, supporting and enhancing SAP in an enterprise.

Textbook(s)

Monk, E & Wagner, B 2013, Concepts in Enterprise Resource Planning, 4th, Course Technology Cengage Learning

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
INFS 1021 Systems Analysis

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 1 hour x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 1 hour x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Online (Online materials and managed discussion board) N/A x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Practical 1 hour/week 20% 13 weeks
Report 1250 words 15% N/A
Report 1750 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Practical 1 hour/week 20% 13 weeks
Report 1250 words 15% N/A
Report 1750 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Practical 1 hour/week 20% 13 weeks
Report 1250 words 15% N/A
Report 1750 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 40% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical

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