MI 0038 Enterprise Resource Planning

Contents Unit 1 Introduction to ERP Unit 2 Enterprise – An Overview Unit 3 ERP and Related Technologies Unit 4 ERP Tools and Software and Selection Methodology Unit 5 ERP Modules Unit 6 ERP – A Manufacturing Perspective Unit 7 ERP – A Purchasing and Sales Perspectives Unit 8 ERP – An Inventory Control Perspective
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to be able to succeed in the effective implementation of ERP system. In every Organisation. There are some strategies that organisations need to adopt. maximise opportunities. These guidelines are also included in this course. Enterprise Resource Planning is recognised as. commonly used by organisations in the ERP implementation. in a proactive manner in order to minimise threats. Unit 1: Introduction to ERP This Unit explains the concept of ERP. testing. the major vendors. and optimise achievement of objectives. analysing. assesses the benefits of ERP. an essential contributor to business and project success. these aspects are covered in detail. to give a complete understanding of the process. The course also highlights the techniques. and the method to integrate the management information to the enterprise . Analysis and handling of resource. evaluates the business modelling approaches. This course covers these aspects of Enterprise Resource Planning. There is wide convergence and international consensus on the necessary elements for an Enterprise Resource Planning system. is a very important aspect addressed by the ERP system. It also speaks about the market condition.SUBJECT INTRODUCTION Enterprise Resource Planning (MI 0038) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is an iterative system for identifying. the various vendors in the market. and monitoring the entire process of an organisation or a company. Unit 2: Enterprise – An Overview This unit defines the role of Enterprise. and the future of ERP. gives brief history of evolution of ERP. the various phases of implementation. assesses the need of an Enterprise. evaluating. and analyses the reasons for failure of ERP. along with the various technologies it has. Enterprise Resource Planning mainly focuses on addressing business or project uncertainties. and the benefits an organisation can obtain from the system.

ETO. elucidates the benefits and drawbacks of inventory management. MRP-II. It explains how ERP and other concepts like MRP. It explains the ERP selection process. lists out the features of inventory management. efficiency. Unit 8: ERP – An Inventory Control Perspective This unit explains inventory management and its function. Unit 5: ERP Modules This unit evaluates different and popular modules of an ERP package like finance. This unit analyses how predecessors of ERP like MIS. thereby facilitating a more efficient ERP implementation. identifies different ERP vendors. It describes subsystems or sub-modules of these models. It elucidates the features and benefits of ERP – Purchase module. data mining. DSS. and so on Unit 7: ERP – A Purchasing and Sales Perspectives This unit explains the functioning of purchase department in an organisation. and CTO. PDM. ATO. and so on. and effectiveness of ERP systems. analyses the importance of Sales and Distribution module. It explains how technologies like BPR.Unit 3: ERP and Related Technologies This unit analyses the technologies that are related to ERP systems. plant maintenance. analyses the ERP tools available in the market. Unit 6: ERP – A Manufacturing Perspective This unit analyses and introduces the various techniques and technologies that are used in the manufacturing industry. and describes the functioning of various sub module of Sales and Distribution module. and also describes how these modules function together. to increase the power. enables organisations to analyse their business functions better. It explains how new technologies and concepts like data warehousing. and so on to improve the competitiveness of a company. materials management. OLAP. MTO. Unit 4: ERP Tools and Software and Selection Methodology This unit analyses the methodology and criteria used in ERP selection. and EIS will slowly phase out. manufacturing. and Supply Chain Management (SCM) help. It analyses how ERP inventory systems can be . usefulness. CAD/CAM. and assess the different types of manufacturing operations like MTS. and also explains the ERP vendor selection process.

describes the types and sub modules of CRM. and elucidates the implementation of CRM. recognises the target market of ERP. PeopleSoft. and also describes Inventory ERP software module. analyses and tells how to potentially use ERP in the market driven economy. QAD and SSA. and Users This unit evaluates the three major players in an ERP implementation and their profiles. Consultants. explains the major player in it. lists out the benefits and features of Human Resources Management module. It assesses the various market trends in ERP. JD Edwards. and assess the seven major ERP vendors – SAPAG. It explains how integration of information and automation of business processes make improvements possible. and the process of transactions in an organisation.installed and implemented. and elucidates the reasons for success of an ERP implementation. It elucidates the role of ERP in Human Resource Management systems. Unit 9: ERP – CRM Perspective This unit explains the concept of CRM. It describes the roles of each of these players. Unit 11: ERP Implementation Lifecycle This unit describes the implementation lifecycle for an ERP package. lists out the benefits and challenges of CRM. describes the activities of Human Resource Management systems. . assess the various approaches for implementation of ERP. Unit 10: ERP – HR Perspective & Finance Perspective This unit explains the concept of Human Resources (HR). Baan. Oracle. and their respective market share. and explains the role and workflow of ERP in the financial module of an organisation. Unit 14: ERP Vendors. and select the right methodology for ERP implementation. Unit 12: Benefits of ERP This unit compares the direct and indirect benefits of ERP implementation. illustrates the types of inventory management. Unit 13: ERP Market This unit describes the ERP market. explains Web ERP and its benefits.

 Integrate the management information to the enterprise.  Compare the direct and indirect benefits of ERP implementation.  Evaluate different and popular modules of an ERP package like finance.Unit 15: Future Directions in ERP This unit describes the future direction of the ERP market and trends. Oracle. CAD/CAM. JD Edwards. It also describes how ERP vendors. PDM. you should be able to:  Explain the concept of ERP. Baan. It elucidates how these trends will shape the future ERP products.  Elucidate the features and benefits of ERP – Purchase module.  Illustrate the types of inventory management and the process of transactions in an organisation. QAD and SSA.  Describe the future direction of the ERP market and trends. manufacturing. etc. . improve the competitiveness of a company.  Analyse and know the technologies that are related to ERP systems.  Assess the eight major ERP vendors – SAPAG. striving for more market share are making their products more efficient and loaded with features by using new technological innovations. Objectives of studying the subject After studying this subject. materials management and so on.  Explain how ERP and other concepts like MRP. MRP-II.  Explain the role and workflow of ERP in the financial module of an organisation. plant maintenance. PeopleSoft.

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