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Enterprise Resource Planning Lab

Description

COURSE OBJECTIVES

To learn the architectural foundations of a modern information systems To design and manage a modern information system with the Enterprise Architecture principles To apply the taught concepts in realistic use cases

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course presents methods and tools to manage modern information systems where ERP is seen as one of the component which needs to be integrated with other internal and/or external systems. The course presents the evolution of the ERP systems from the seminal work as MRP to the so-called Post-modern ERPs including the role of cloud and service orientation. With Archimate, a tool for modelling Enterprise Architectures, the course provides a method for taming the complexity of a modern information system which needs to be distributed, flexible, as well as scalable. Examples and case studies will be discussed in class with the goal of clarifying the methodological guidelines provided during lectures. The evaluation consists of a written exam and a project assignment.

 

LEARNING METHODS

Classes are based on lectures, case studies and the development of a small project

 

EXAMINATION INFORMATION
The examination consists of two assignments, a final written exam and a project

RECOMMENDED COURSES
Enterprise Resource Planning

 

REFERENCES

  • Instructor materials (slide, papers) will be made available during the course

Additional reference books:

  • M. Lankhorst et al., "Enterprise Architecture at Work (4th edition)", Springer
  • K.C. Laudon, J.P. Laudon “Management Information Systems (15th Edition)”, Pearson

People

 

Plebani P.

Course director

Additional information

Semester
Fall
Academic year
2021-2022
ECTS
3
Language
English
Education
Master of Science in Management and Informatics, Foundation course, Lecture, 1st year