Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Course Code: MIT4074

Course Title: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) (4 Credits)




Course Contents


Unit-1: Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning: Introduction, Benefits of ERP, Business Process Reengineering, Data Warehousing, Data Mining, Supply Chain Management.


Unit-2: Reasons for the Growth of ERP: Reasons for the Growth of ERP, Scenario and Justification of ERP in India, Evaluation of ERP, Various Modules of ERP, Advantages of ERP.


Unit-3: Understanding ERP: Overview of Enterprise, Integrated Management Information, Business Modelling, ERP for Small Businesses, ERP for Make to Order Companies.


Unit-4: Business Process Mapping: Business Process Mapping in ERP, ERP Implementation Process, Hardware Environment for ERP Implementation.


Unit-5: ERP Implementation: Precautions in ERP Implementation, ERP Post Implementation Options, Guidelines for ERP Implementation.


Unit-6: ERP and Related Technologies – I: Business Process Re-engineering, Management

Information System, Executive Information System (EIS).


Unit-7: ERP and Related Technologies – II: Decision Support Systems (DSS), Supply Chain Management.


Unit-8:ERP Modules – I: ERP Finance Module, Plant Maintenance


Unit-9: ERP Module – II: Quality Management, Materials Management Module.


Unit-10: ERP Implementation – I: Pre-evaluation Screening, Package Evaluation, Project

Planning Phase.


Unit-11: ERP Implementation – II: Gap Analysis, Hidden Cost, Vendors, Consultants, Human



Unit-12: Post Implementation Phases: Re-Engineering, Configuration, Implementation, Team Training, Testing, Going Live and End User Training, Post Implementation (Maintenance Mode).


Unit-13: ERP and E-commerce: Future Directives in ERP, ERP and Internet, Critical Factors Guiding Selection and Evaluation of ERP, Strategies for Successful ERP Implementation, Critical Success Factors in ERP Implementation, Failure Factors in ERP Implementation, Integrating ERP into Organisation.


Unit-14: Using ERP Tools: ERP Software and Tools, Case Study 1: SAPR/3 at Tata Steel,

Case Study 2: Pantaloon.