As an online postgraduate unit provided by Open Universities Australia and Swinburne University, Enterprise Systems focuses on developing a theoretical framework for identifying and articulating transaction processing systems and organisational processes in traditionally structured organisations. You will analyse how the application of enterprise systems software can drive improvements in process and performance, and review a range of current literature with the aim of applying such knowledge to a practical scenario.
On completion of this unit, you will have developed an understanding of the business benefits of applying enterprise systems software to traditional organisational processes and transaction processing systems. You will also utilise problem solving and creative thinking to develop innovative solutions to potentially complex issues in the area of enterprise systems.
To be eligible to enrol in this unit, applicants must be accepted into one of the following courses:
Graduate Certificate of Technology (Business Systems)
Graduate Diploma of Technology (Business Systems)
Master of Technology (Business Systems)
Graduate Diploma of Information Technology Project Management
Master of Information Technology Project Management
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have completed it, or an academic equivalent, before.
Areas of study
In this Enterprise Systems unit, the topics you will study include:
A foundation for understanding enterprise systems
Business process reengineering and enterprise systems
Enterprise systems and organisational integration
Current trends in enterprise systems including cloud-based systems
Enterprise system functionality that support core business processes
Enterprise systems and organisational supply chains
Organisational impacts of enterprise systems
Business value derived from enterprise systems
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Graduate Certificate of Technology (Business Systems), Swinburne University
Graduate Diploma of Technology (Business Systems), Swinburne University
Master of Technology (Business Systems), Swinburne University
Graduate Diploma of Information Technology Project Management, Swinburne University
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This Enterprise Systems unit helps you to develop the tools you need to communicate more effectively in developing and evaluating a business case for the deployment of enterprise systems in traditional organisations. By applying a range of techniques and principles to realistic case studies, you will prepare for taking a leading role in real-world scenarios.
A working knowledge of complex IT project management systems and processes is a highly desirable skill across a wide range of business models. Students who have completed this unit have gone on to take advantage of career opportunities such as IT portfolio management, business transformation projects and managing IT service delivery.
How else will I benefit from this unit?
Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Enterprise Systems from Swinburne University.
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Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA's full degree programs.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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