Enterprise Resource Planning

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: University of South Australia
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About this unit

As an online postgraduate unit provided by the University of South Australia and Open Universities Australia, Enterprise Resource Planning introduces key concepts and developments in the field of ERP implementation. You will study topics including sales and operations planning, strategic sourcing and procurement and product life cycle management.

On completion of this unit you will have developed a working knowledge of various sub-systems related to ERP, and will be able to identify various techniques, tools and methodologies that are required for implementation. By exploring the principles and processes of ERP, you will be in a position to take a proactive approach and justify the importance of ERP integration to key stakeholders within your business.

Eligibility

To be eligible to enrol in this unit you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

  • Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management

OR

  • Master of Engineering (Engineering Management)

Areas of study

In this Enterprise Resource Planning unit, the topics you will study include:

  • The theory of constraints and ERP
  • Sales and operations planning
  • Buffer resource strategy
  • Enterprise resource management
  • Integrating the supply chain to reap the rewards
  • Strategic sourcing and procurement
  • Operations planning (material and capacity)
  • Requirements planning
  • Product life cycle management
  • Manufacturing execution system
  • Distribution, implementation – generalised industry application

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

  • Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, University of South Australia
  • Master of Engineering (Engineering Management), University of South Australia

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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How will this unit advance my career?

A foundation in Enterprise Resource Planning helps you to acquire the tools for developing an integrated view of core business processes, allowing organisations to store, collect, interpret and manage key data from a number of different verticals. In an increasingly data-driven landscape, this is an essential and highly desirable skill for many employers. Completion of this unit may aid you in pursuing employment opportunities in a wide range of areas, including business, local government and consultancy.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Enterprise Resource Planning from the University of South Australia.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • 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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Financial assistance

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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