Production Technology and Organization

Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning - ERP

Tutorial, 1.00 ECTS


Course content

• Typical characteristics of ERP systems
• Design of ERP systems in the technical and business context
• Risk or failure reasons in ERP implementation projects
• The use of ERP systems (SAP) in logistics with a focus on procurement and production

Learning outcomes

The students gain knowledge about PPS in general, different control philosophies, their advantages and disadvantages, as well as conception and implementation strategies. Furthermore, the students get to know and apply a simple process modeling tool. Within a separate course students learn about the basics of ERP systems and have the opportunity to apply the knowledge in IT-lab courses. Additionally students gain a deeper insight into quality management systems and the basics of environmental management.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Lecture notes; handouts; H.-P. Wiendahl: Betriebsorganisation für Ingenieure; Fechtner: Handbuch der Betriebsorganisation; F. Wieneke: Produktionsmanagement; G. Schuh: Produktionsplanung und -steuerung; W. Eversheim, G. Schuh: Integrierte Produkt- und Prozessgestaltung; K. Kurbel: Enterprise Resource Planning und Supply Chain Management in der Industrie; G.-E. Weidner: Qualitätsmanagement: - Kompaktes Wissen - Konkrete Umsetzung - Praktische Arbeitshilfen; Masing: Handbuch Qualitätsmanagement, G. Linß: Qualitätsmanagement für Ingenieure; G. M. E. Benes, P. E. Groh: Grundlagen des Qualitätsmanagements; Fachzeitschrift QZ; QMS- Lehrgangsunterlagen der Quality Austria

Mode of delivery

Lectures and tutorials

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Production organization and production management 1 & 2

Assessment methods and criteria

Written or oral exam, project work