Module title: Enterprise Information Systems with SAP

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: INF11108
Module leader: Debbie Meharg
School School of Computing
Subject area group: Creative and Social Informatics
Prerequisites

None


Description of module content:

The aim of this module is to develop a deep understanding of enterprise information systems and their role in business processes. It includes
• Evaluation of the impact that Enterprise Information Systems can have within organisation business processes
• As an assessment of the impact that they have on the efficiency and effectiveness of organisations and supply chains
• Fundamentals of business intelligence, such as data warehousing and data mining
The module uses SAP R/3 to give students an appreciation of the nature of large scale integrated information systems, and to consider aspects of their use and characteristics. It also provides an opportunity to practise data analytical techniques.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Critically assess and explain the major objectives, success factors and significant elements of Enterprise Information Systems.
LO2: Demonstrate a critical and practical understanding of the issues relevant to implementing and integrating business information systems.
LO3: Explain and assess approaches to business process management analysis and design.
LO4: Demonstrate a critical and practical understanding of the issues relevant to business intelligence.
LO5: Present the output of independent and directed study in the form of a report

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:

Core - MAGAL, S.R., WORD, J. (2011) INTEGRATED BUSINESS PROCESSES WITH ERP SYSTEMS: JOHN WILEY & SONS, 1st ed.
Core - SHARDA, R., DELEN, D., TURBAN, E., KING, D. (2014) BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE – A MANAGERIAL PERSPECTIVE ON ANALYTICS: PEARSON, 3rd ed. - ISBN: 9781292004877
Recommended - MOTIWALLA, L.F., THOMPSON, J. (2011) ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS FOR MANAGEMENT: PEARSON PRENTICE HALL, 2nd ed. - ISBN: 9780132570169
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