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Area/Catalogue
INFT 3045

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
171495

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)

Study Period 4

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.

Textbooks

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

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
INFS 1029 UO System Requirements and User Experience

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

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
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 2250 words 50% N/A
Project 2250 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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

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