On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
- Define and describe the evolution of Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERPs).
- Examine the role of ERPs in organisations and evaluate their adoption and use characteristics.
- Analyse organisational environment and develop arguments in relation to an organisation’s ERP selection, planning, implementation and ongoing support phases.
- Critically analyse the roles of key stakeholders in an organisation’s ERP selection, planning, implementation, adoption and ongoing support phases.
- Critically assess risk factors associated with an ERP implementation project, and the alternatives for managing risks.
- Detail the importance of training and change management during an ERP implementation.
- Report relevant critical success factors and best practices in an ERP adoption and implementation.
- Predict and report ways in which an organisation can capitalise on, and maximise its ERP investment.
Australian Computer Society (ACS) recognises the Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA). SFIA is in use in over 100 countries and provides a widely used and consistent definition of ICT skills. SFIA is increasingly being used when developing job descriptions and role profiles.
ACS members can use the tool MySFIA to build a skills profile at https://www.acs.org.au/professionalrecognition/mysfia-b2c.html
This unit contributes to the following workplace skills as defined by SFIA. The SFIA code is included:
Emerging Technology Monitoring (EMRG)
Systems Integration (SINT)
Change Management (CHMG)
Problem Management (PBMG)
Technical Specialism (TECH)
Requirements Definition and Management (REQM)
Information Analysis (INAN)
Business Analysis (BUAN)
Database/Repository Design (DBDS)
Systems Installation/Decommissioning (HSIN)