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Syllabus | B.Tech-Computer Science & Engineering | Enterprise Resource Planning

  Enterprise Resource Planning Learning Schedule
Pre-requisites: E-Business 3 0 0 3


This course serves as an introduction to the world of Enterprise Resource Planning and also provides foundation for many disci-plines in common business modern information systems. By studying both successful and unsuccessful implementation of En-terprise Resource Planning software, students will examine how and why an ERP system is implemented and how it is integrated with existing business processes. Students will get to know what the impact of ERP on the organization is and how change can be managed. For demonstration an ERP system such as SAP will be used to experience several business processes.


The objective of this course is to:

  1. Describe the concept of ERP and the ERP model; define key terms; explain the transition from MRP to ERP; identify the levels of ERP maturity.
  2. Explain how ERP is used to integrate business processes; define and analyze a process; create a process map and improve and/or simplify the process; apply the result to an ERP implementation.
  3. Describe the elements of a value chain, and explain how core processes relate; identify how the organizational infrastruc-ture supports core business processes; explain the effect of a new product launch on the three core business processes.


At the end of the course student will be able to: 

  1. Develop model for ERP for large projects
  2. Develop model for E-commerce architecture for any application
  3. Describe the advantages, strategic value, and organizational impact of utilizing an ERP system for the management of information across the functional areas of a business: sales and marketing, accounting and finance, human resource man-agement, and supply chain.
  4. Demonstrate a working knowledge of how data and transactions are integrated in an ERP system to manage the sales order process, production process, and procurement process.
  5. Evaluate organizational opportunities and challenges in the design system within a business scenario.


Unit I

ERP Introduction, Benefits, Origin, Evolution and Structure: Conceptual Model of ERP, the Evolution of ERP, the Structure of ERP.

Unit II

Business Process Reengineering, Data ware Housing, Data Mining, Online Analytic Processing (OLAP), Product Life Cycle Man-agement (PLM), LAP, Supply chain Management.

Unit III

ERP Marketplace and Marketplace Dynamics: Market Overview, Marketplace Dynamics, the Changing ERP Market. ERP- Func-tional Modules: Introduction, Functional Modules of ERP Software, Integration of ERP, Supply chain and Customer Relationship Applications.

Unit IV

ERP Implementation Basics, ERP Implementation Life Cycle, Role of SDLC/SSAD, Object Oriented Architecture, Consultants, Vendors and Employees.

Unit V

ERP & E-Commerce, Future Directives- in ERP, ERP and Internet, Critical success and failure factors, Integrating ERP into or-ganizational culture. Using ERP tool: either SAP or ORACLE format to case study. 


  1. Vinod Kumar Garg and Venkitakrishnan N K, “Enterprise Resource Planning Concepts and Practice”, PHI.
  2. Joseph A Brady, Ellen F Monk, Bret Wagner, “Concepts in Enterprise Resource Planning”, Thompson Course Technology.


  1. Alexis Leon, “ERP Demystified”, Tata McGraw Hill
  2. Rahul V. Altekar “Enterprise Resource Planning”, Tata McGraw Hill,
  3. Vinod Kumar Garg and Venkitakrishnan N K, “Enterprise Resource Planning – A Concepts and Practice”, PHI
  4. Mary Summer, “Enterprise Resource Planning”- Pearson Education