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inf653 - ERP Technologies (Complete module description)
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Module label ERP Technologies
Module abbreviation inf653
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Computing Science
Applicability of the module
  • Master of Education Programme (Vocational and Business Education) Computing Science (Master of Education) > Akzentsetzungsbereich
  • Master's Programme Business Informatics (Master) > Akzentsetzungsmodule Bereich Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Master's Programme Business Informatics (Master) > Akzentsetzungsmodule der Informatik
  • Master's Programme Computing Science (Master) > Angewandte Informatik
Responsible persons
  • Marx Gómez, Jorge (module responsibility)
  • Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Prüfungsberechtigt)
No participant requirement
Skills to be acquired in this module
Learning objectives
Generation of understandings into the working approaches and tasks of ERP systems
Examing components of ERP systems
Generating knowledge about important aspects of the operation processes of ERP systems, such as data storage and processing, user management, and system maintenance.
Professional competence
  • The students:
  • describe ERP systems in compliance with functions and technologies
  • identify state-of-the-art and future architectures of ERP systems
  • discuss the usage of core technologies (also in practical case studies, for example with SAP NetWeaver)
Methodological competence
  • The students:
  • categorize fundamental technologies in combination with other enterprise-wide information systems
  • apply the presented methods in practical contexts
Social Competence
The students:
  • construct solutions to given problems in groups
  • present solutions to computing science problems before groups
The students:
  • recognize the limit of their capacity in implementing and customizing of business application systems
Module contents
The module provides the following content:
  • Overview of the components of ERP systems and their functionality and administration
  • In-depth analysis of ERP system architecture under consideration of surface structures and user
  • management in ERP systems, with focus on of data storage, particularly the used data models and database structures, backup and recovery strategies
  • Deployment of ERP applications in form of application service providing, including the technical characteristics of this business model, especially Special Administration, delimitation and monitoring tasks for systems, which at the same time be provided several customers
  • Lecture will be acccompanied by SAP case studies.
Recommended reading
  • Gronau (2004): Enterprise Resource Planning und Supply Chain Management, Oldenbourg, München
  • Rautenstrauch, Schulze (2003): Informatikfür Wirtschaftswissenschaftler und Wirtschaftsinformatiker, Springer, Heidelberg
  • Sumner (2005): Enterprise Resource Planning, Prentice Hall
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency annual
Module capacity unlimited
Module level
Type of module
Teaching/Learning method 1VL + 1Ü
Previous knowledge keine
Type of course Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 2 WiSe 28
Exercises 2 WiSe 28
Total module attendance time 56 h
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module
End of lecture period
Portfolio or practical exercises and written exam