IST 402 Emerging Technology

INFSY 489 Seminar in Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

Fall 2006
Tuesday/Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Course Schedule

Week Of Topics Resources Assignments
Sept 5 Introduction:
  *Course Syllabus
Emerging Technology Introduction  
Sept 12 Emerging Technology Issues Emerging Technology Introduction Chapter 1
Sept 19 Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

Introduction to SAP
Introduction to ERP & Accounting Chapter 2

Accounting Assignment Solution
Sept 26 ERP Modules and Historical Development

SAP Modules
Introduction to SAP Chapter 3
Oct 3

Quiz on Introduction and Chapters 1 - 2

ERP Selection Methods

SAP Resources

Chapter 4
Oct 10 Business Process Reengineering and Best Practices BPR Study for Mid-Term Exam
Oct 17 Mid-Term Exam   Chapter 5

Semester Project
Oct 24 ERP System Installation Options Installation Chapter 6
Oct 31 ERP Project Management   Chapter 7
Nov 7 ERP Implementation and Maintenance Implementation Chapter 8
Nov 14 Quiz on Chapters 5 - 7

Business Intelligence Systems and ERP
Business Intelligence Chapter 9
Nov 21

No class this week.

Nov 28 ERP and Supply Chains Supply Chain Chapter 10
Dec 5 Advanced Technology and ERP Security Guest Speaker:
Jeffrey Mesaric, CIO,
PA Turnpike Commission
Chapter 11
Dec 12 Trends in ERP

Project Presentations


Course Evaluations
Dec 19

10:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Final Exam    

Based upon the pace of the course, there may be slight modifications to the syllabus. Changes will be announced in class. Also, note that some links will not be activated until the related topic is covered in class.

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