Schedule: 09.04.2018 - 21.05.2018
Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):
Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):
This course is not lectured anymore. New Capstone course in the Information and Service Management specialization area in 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 is 37C00250 Capstone: Information Systems Development.
Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):
After completing the course students understand how enterprise information systems, particularly ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems support and enable a company’s business functions, operations, and their interdependence in theory and in practice. Students have reached a basic understanding of ERP systems and their core modules. They have learned how those systems are acquired, developed, maintained and operated. Furthermore, students acknowledge the importance of business process development and understand the idea of integration at business process and ERP system levels. Finally, students have increased their skills in team work and applying analytical thinking for problem solving.
Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):
The course covers the foundations to understanding ERP, managerial issues such as business process reengineering and ERP systems, planning and implementation of ERP, managing ERP projects, as well as an overview of the most important ERP modules. The course covers impacts of ERP systems on strategic management accounting, on organizational performance and on accounting profession. The course covers various software demonstrations and the students will get practical hands-on experience on computerized exercises
Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):
1. Lectures 18 h
2. Exercises 18 h
3. Exam (50%)
4. Assignments (10%)
5. Exercises (40%)
A minimum of 50% from the exam AND a minimum of 50% from the exercises is required to pass the course.
Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):
- lectures 18
- preparing for lectures 28
- doing assignments 20
- exercises 67
- preparing for exam 26
- exam 3
Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):
Bradford, M. (2015). Modern ERP: Select, Implement & Use Today's Advanced Business Systems. 3rd ed.
Bradford, M. (2010). Modern ERP: Select, Implement & Use Today's Advanced Business Systems. 2nd ed.
Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):
This course has been replaced by 37C00250 Capstone: Information Systems Development in 2018-2019 and 2019-2020.
Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):
Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):
It is recommended to take 37C00100 Management Information Systems prior to this course. It is also recommended to take this capstone course on the third study year of the Bachelor’s studies.
Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):
Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):
Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):
Only one of the courses 37C00300 Enterprise Applications or 57C99904 Capstone: Enterprise Applications or 22C28000 Accounting and Information Systems can be included in the BSc degree.
Credit transfer and capstone course: With legitimate grounds (e.g. exchange studies abroad, serious illness – working life and its restraints is not considered a legitimate reason to not complete the capstone course), the student can apply for a credit transfer for a capstone course. However, as a deviation from the common process of credit transfer at the School of Business, the application for credit transfer must be submitted before completing the course represented to substitute the capstone course at the School of Business. The credit transfer should be applied for according to the credit transfer instructions depicted at Into: https://into.aalto.fi/display/enmasterbiz/Credit+transfer. Based on the credit transfer application, the teacher in charge of the capstone course will decide whether the learning goals for the capstone course can be fulfilled by completing the course the student has represented to substitute the capstone course.