This course provides students with an understanding of what Enterprise Systems (also commonly-termed as Enterprise Resource Planning Systems, ERPs) are. The course is basically meant for introducing ERP Systems, which provides for integrating planning throughout the business cycle from raw-materials, shop floor control to the related human-resource and finance processes. The course discusses the role of ERP Systems and Software to reduce inventories, waste, scrap, and rework and how to utilize resources efficiently. Functional modules will be given special emphasis to make the users feel the practical world of enterprise planning and its impact on the bottom line of financial statements. This course systematically presents several conceptual and pragmatic methodologies, tools and techniques for various phases of implementation in an enterprise. After learning about what these systems are, we would touch upon why these systems are useful to companies, through which students would get to see the various jobs and positions that are associated with the use and deployment of ERPs.

The course attempts to serve the practical needs of consultants, training personnel, industrial engineers, Supply Chain Planning managers, Finance managers, Shop floor managers (first-line managers), Human Resource Planning Managers, accountants, corporate planners, and administrators.

In this course, we would touch on the important points to consider when shortlisting and purchasing an ERP, the approaches to implement an ERP System, and change management techniques to utilize when an organization is undergoing ERP implementation.



PREREQUISITES: CMP-3450 (Database Systems)


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

  • Endow with practical knowledge and a deep understanding of ERP Systems. It would help them to address real-world business problems associated with ERP usage and implementation.
  • Develop an appreciation of the managerial aspects related to the selection and implementation of ERPs
  • It will enhance the management and technical skills of learners. Thereby enabling them to join advance careers, in enterprise systems.

TEXT BOOK: Modern ERP: Select, Implement & Use Today's Advanced Business Systems by Marianne Bradford, (2015).


  • The evolution of ERP systems
  • ERP and related Technologies
  • Functional areas
  • Business Processes
  • Business process Reengineering
  • Process mapping
  • ERP Implementation Lifecycle
  • ERP Implementation Challenges
  • Auditing in ERP
  • Knowledge Management
  • Outsourcing
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Business Intelligence


  • Final Term Exam: 50 Marks
  • Mid Term Exam: 30 Marks
  • Sessional: 20 Marks
    • Quiz: 05 Marks
    • Assignment: 05 Marks
    • Project & Presentation: 10 Marks


  1. BSSE 7th Regular (Thursday 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM) (Friday 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM)
  2. BSSE 7th Self-Support Thursday 09:20 AM - 10:40 AM) (Friday 10:40 AM - 12:00 PM)

Course Material