Full Title:Enterprise Resource Planning
Module Code:ENES B8Z03
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Description:The aim of this module is to: • Introduce the students to the concepts of Resource Planning through operations simulations in both manufacturing and service sectors • Familiarize the students with a practical MRP system. • To understand the parameters operational efficiencies.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Analyse the operation of an ERP system.
  2. Design a Manual ERP system
  3. Operate computer based ERP system - SAP.
  4. Evaluate the operation of a customer management system

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Learning and Teaching methods
This subject will be taught 50% through lectures and 50% in Computer Laboratory Sessions using SAP
The Enterprise Resource Planning System
o Master Planning. o Demand Forecasting. o Generation of the Master Schedule. o The Bill of Materials. o Capacity Planning. o Rough Cut Capacity Planning. o Capacity Requirements Planning.
Outputs from the MRP system
o Production Activity Control and Input – Output Control. o Purchasing output from the scheduling system. o Variance and reports for over due items.
JIT operation within an MRP system
Development of the systems from MRP1, MRP2 and ERP systems
SAP Integrated Case Studies
Three integrated case studies based on the UCC Bike. 1/ Production Planning. 2/ Controlling ( Financial ) 3/ Logistics.
Customer Relationship Systems
The role of computer technology in the production system
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Class Test n/a 1,2,4 40.00 0 0 Week 6 0
Other Three Case studies and the marks are normally distributed as 20%, 10% and 30%. 3 60.00 0 0 Sem 2 End 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
No repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will be offered solely on the basis of coursework and a repeat examination will not be offered.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Tutorial SAP labs for last 6 weeks of module 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Study No Description 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Recommended Book Resources
  • Lennon, T., ERP, DkIT, Current Year
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Fitzsimmons & Fitzsimmons 2010, Service Management, McGraw Hill
  • Jacobs & Chase 2012, Operations and Supply Management: The Core, McGraw Hill
  • Russel & Taylor 2009, Operations Management - Creating Value Along the Supply Chain, 6th Ed., Wiley
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_BBUST_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) 6 Elective