63.640 Enterprise System Management

Enterprise System Management

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 30883
Status Active

This course, an MBA elective, will focus on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems that integrate information spanning the functional boundaries within an organization. ERP systems include like SAP/R3, PeopleSoft, Oracle, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) like Seibel, Tariva, etc. The goals of the course are to help students understand ERP systems and their underlying components and technologies, the implications of implementing ERP in organizations. Course will cover management and technical issues during the pre-implementation, installation, and post-installation stages of the ERP and/or CRM software in organizations. This course will cover topics such as: ES planning, business process re-engineering, selection of ES software and vendors, role of outside consultants, budgeting and resource planning, systems conversion, testing, user training, stabilization, role of top management, IT staff, consultants, design teams, and employee, and other topics.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: MBA Foundation Core completed (60.501, 61.501, 62.501, 63.501, 66.501, 66.511) and 63.601 or Perm of MBA Coordinator.