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ERP and SAP S/4 HANA® (EN)

2019/2020
Danish title
ERP og SAP S/4 HANA® (EN)
Study programme
Business Economics & Information Technology
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Bachelor Programme
Semester
5. semester
Duration of the subject/module
1 semester
Ects
10
Programme elements
Elective
Language
English
Start time
Autumn
Location
Lygten 16, København NV
Subject number
9141561
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Morten Kjærgaard
Leif Schwartz Holbek
Jesper Skovsgaard Frederiksen
Johnny Helliot Dominique Voka
  • Purpose

    ERP systems play a central role in many modern organizations IT environment, supporting strategic goals and decision making, but especailly supporting the daily operations taking place in the execution of a companys business processes.
    In this context new digital technologies are forcing organizations to reimagine their business models, the way their business processes are designed and the way their employees work in the digital economy. This is also affecting the design of the next generation of ERP systems.
    SAP S/4HANA® is SAP’s next-generation business suite, providing a digital core for the organization. It is a new product built on SAP HANA®, one of the most advanced in-memory platforms today. SAP S/4HANA® delivers massive simplifications in areas such as customer adoption, data model, user experience, decision making, business processes, and models. The system is designed to integrate with and utilize the IoT, Big Data, mobile, business networks, third-party systems, and more.
    The course will walk through the practical use of the SAP S/4HANA® cloud based ERP system for some of the major processes within a company: -Procure2Pay (Purchasing) -Order2Cash (Selling) -Plan2Produce (Producing) -Financials (Accounting & Controlling).
    This walk through will very much be in the form of “hands-on” exercises and you do gain a certain level of ability to use SAP S/4HANA®.

    Learning goals made simple – a summary
    You will gain a better understanding about the business processes that ERP systems support and how they can be integrated via system relationships that often are rather complex and complicated.
    More importantly you will gain experience in executing standard processes in SAP.

  • Type of instruction and practical application of learning objectives
    A mix of practice and theory.
    In each class there will be lectures followed by exercises in the SAP S/4HANA ERP system,.
  • Subject/module requirement for participation

    Equipment needed to participate
    We assume students to have a laptop that runs Windows 10 (or later) or Mac OS X 10.12 (or later).
    Older versions of Windows or Mac OS and Linux might work in most cases – but is not supported with help to install open source tools or handle teaching examples.
    We assume students have a HDMI-port or miniDVI/lightning port on their laptop.
    In a select few teaching situations (not in 1st semester) examples are used, that does not work well with less than 4 GB RAM Memory – for this 8 GB RAM is recommended.

    Students will need office software (Microsoft, Apple, Google, or..).
    Students need to be able to produce and read pdf-documents, Word-documents, Powerpoint-presentations and Excel-spreadsheets.
    There exist a Microsoft cloud version that becomes available when you set up a free one-drive account.

    An Internet browser needs to be available (i.e. Chrome or Safari).
    We strongly recommend students to have access to Facebook and a private Facebook-account.

  • Exam

    The learning outcomes of the exam are identical with the learning outcomes of the subject(s)/modul(es)

    Prerequisites for access to the examination
    Participation in the lectures
    Exam in one or more subjects
    Subject/module is tested standalone
    Type of exam
    Written examination
    An individual multiple choice test which is to demonstrate the student’s knowledge and understanding of Organizational structures, Master data and key Business Processes in SAP and how they are connected with each other.
    Individual exam or group exam
    Individual
    Exam languages
    English
    Permitted exam aids
    None
    Available exam aids
    None
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Examiners
    Internal censure
    Exam criteria
    Ratio og correct answers
42
hours of teaching
232
hours of preparation
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the subject divided into different study activities.

In the subject ERP and SAP S/4 HANA® (EN) you will receive 42 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 56 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 15% of your total workload for the subject.

The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: digital exercises.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: reading the curriculum, exercises.

Read about KEAs Study Activity Model

*KEA can deviate from the number of hours if this is justified by special circumstances