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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give insights in how IT can support a company's different processes

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to - reflect the problems of non-integrated "legacy" systems, and the benefits, drawbacks and investments related to an integrated ERP system - be familiar with an ERP-system interface and navigate in the system - apply an ERP-system for sales order processing, material requirements planning and delivery processing - analyze and reflect modern IT for Business processes

Course contents

Enterprise Resource Planning in general Navigation in an ERP system Sales - Delivery chain in an ERP system Analyze various outputs in an ERP system Technologies like RFID, GPS, EDI.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basics in accounting

Recommended or required reading

Tietotekniikan mahdollisuudet taloushallinnon kehittämisessä, Markus Granlund, Teemu Malmi 2004 ISBN : 978-951-0-27703-4 Ekonomiska informationssytem, Där ekonomi och IT möts, F Nilsson - N-G Olve 2006 ISBN: 9789144006840 Logistik och IT, Fredholm P. Studentlitteratur 2006. ISBN: 9789144045979

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 16 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Small-group work - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 50 hours
  • Individual studies - 17 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations: Assignments and tests. A final individual project at the end of the course.


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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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