183.231 ERP Systems
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • understand the tasks, positioning and functionality of ERP systems;
  • understand concrete customer requirements and independently formulate implementation approaches;
  • to implement an ERP system practically;
  • to recognize connections between lived processes, theoretical modelling and practical truth;
  • Understand the relationship between business management and the IT tools used.

Subject of course

The following main topics form the content of the course:
- Introduction to ERP systems (applications, function)
- Fields of application and benefits
- Introduction of workflows process modelling and management
- Maintenance of ERP systems
- Process analysis
- Trends in ERP systems (incl. major manufacturers)
- Basics system analysis, platform selection, resource planning, system implementation, system integration, roll-out, training, support, case studies

Teaching methods

The course is divided into a lecture and an exercise part. In the lecture the basics as well as different methods and techniques of ERP systems are presented. These methods and techniques will be applied in the practice part with practical examples. In the context of the exercise, tasks are to be worked out in small groups.

Mode of examination


Additional information

The course is mandatory for "Bachelor Wirtschaftinformatik" module "Information System Management"

Effort for the student (ECTS-Breakdown):

Lectures: 18 h
Further self-studies: 10 h
Preparation time for the written exam: 6 h
Team Kickoff: 1 h
2 practical assignments 20 h each: 40 h

Total: 75 hours (3 ECTS)



Course dates

Mon16:00 - 17:0020.03.2023FH Hörsaal 7 - GEO Vorbesprechung
Fri09:00 - 16:0021.04.2023 Online via ZoomERP
Thu10:00 - 14:0027.04.2023FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) ERP
Thu10:00 - 14:0004.05.2023FAV Hörsaal 3 Zemanek (Seminarraum Zemanek) ERP

Examination modalities

Evaluation of the elaboration of exercises in the form of group work. Written examination at the end of the semester.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
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Registration modalities

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Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 526 Business Informatics Mandatory6. SemesterSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 933 Information & Knowledge Management Mandatory


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