Professional studies

Teaching language


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

  • 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
  • apply an ERP-system for sales order processing,
    requirements planning and delivery processing
  • analyze and reflect modern IT for Business

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
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:

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.


Nyberg Janne


Nyberg Jan

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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