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Course Detail

Course Name Enterprise Resource Planning Management
Course Code 18CSA335
Program Bachelor of Computer Applications, B. C. A., B. C. A. (Bachelor of Computer Applications)
Semester Six
Credits Three
Year Taught 2018
Degree Undergraduate (UG)
School School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering
Campus Kochi, Mysuru, Amritapuri


Unit 1

Introduction to ERP

Accommodating Variety – Integrated Management Information – Seamless Integration – Supply Chain Management – Resource Management – Integrated Data Model – Scope – Technology – Benefits of ERP.

Business Engineering and ERP

What is BE? – Significance and Principles of BE – BPR, ERP and IT – BE with IT – ERP and Management Concerns.

Unit 2

Business Modelling for ERP

Building the Business Model.

ERP Implementation

Role of Consultants, Vendors and Users – Customization – Precautions – ERP: Post-implementation Options – ERP Implementation Methodology – Guidelines for ERP Implementation.

Unit 3

ERP and the Competitive Advantage

ERP and the Competitive Strategy.

The ERP Domain

MFG/PRO, IFS/Avalon – Industrial and Financial systems – Baan IV – SAP – SAP R/3 Applications – Example of an Indian ERP Package – The Arrival of ERP III.

Unit 4

Marketing of ERP

Market Dynamics and Competitive Strategy.

Sample Case Studies

Unit 5

Client Server and ERP Architecture

Introduction to Client Server – Advantages and Disadvantages – N tier Architecture – ERP Architecture.

Open Technology

Background of Open Technology – Introduction – Proprietary v/s Open source – Need for Open Source Solutions – Open Source ERP.

Commercial ERP

Commercial ERP – Open Source ERP v/s Commercial ERP.

Text Books / Reference

  1. “Enterprise Resource Planning – Concepts and Practice”, Vinod Kumar Garg, N.K. Venkitakrishnan, Second Edition, Eastern Economy Edition, Prentice-Hall of India Pvt., Ltd., 2008.

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