Course Title: Enterprise Information Systems

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Enterprise Information Systems

Credit Points: 12


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


620H Business IT and Logistics


Sem 2 2009,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 2 2018


RMIT University Vietnam


620H Business IT and Logistics


Viet1 2011,
Viet2 2011,
Viet3 2011,
Viet1 2012,
Viet2 2012,
Viet3 2012,
Viet1 2013,
Viet2 2013,
Viet3 2013,
Viet1 2014,
Viet2 2014,
Viet3 2014,
Viet1 2015,
Viet2 2015,
Viet3 2015,
Viet1 2016,
Viet2 2016,
Viet3 2016,
Viet1 2017,
Viet3 2017


Singapore Inst of Management


620H Business IT and Logistics


Offsh3 13,
Offsh3 14,
Offsh3 15,
Offsh1 16,
Offsh3 16,
Offsh3 17,
Offsh1 18,
Offsh3 18,
Offsh1 19

Course Coordinator: Dr Say Yen Teoh

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5788

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

No prerequisite required for this course.

Course Description

This course is about Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and how enterprise systems fit into business operations. ERP Systems are becoming common in medium to large organisations as it removes the need to have a large number of individual computer-based applications. An ERP system integrates the various applications into a single package, increasing the efficiency of the organization in delivering goods or services to customers. This course is therefore viewed as a combination of business management practice and technology

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course will help you in developing capability in the following areas:

  • Utilise generic business knowledge and capabilities
  • Develop operations and integration processes
  • Develop interpersonal skills to engage with others
  • Apply teamwork and leadership capabilities

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to demonstrate achievement of the following Course Level Outcomes (CLOs):

CL01: Explain and evaluate key concepts and theories in the field of Enterprise Systems

CL02: Select and design appropriate principles and approaches with the use of Enterprise Systems software to forecast and propose plans for cost effective interfaces between logistics and other functional business activities

CL03: Investigate and apply appropriate methods and strategies in the ES implementation and upgrade process

CL04: Build and display appropriate leadership and organizing abilities in leveraging resources, capabilities, and competencies of a group to integrate strategic, tactical, and operational thinking to resolve business and technical issues

CL05: Develop and apply effective interpersonal skills and communication techniques in working as a team to solve real-world problems in Enterprise

Overview of Learning Activities

  1. Students will learn the concepts and issues involved in Enterprise Systems (ES) or Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems in the business environment.
  2. Part of the learning activities will also provide the students the opportunity to develop a written report for businesses wishing to select and implement enterprise systems.
  3. Students will get to experience the use of the SAP systems during the workshops.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT University will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems and computer laboratories.

You have access to extensive course materials on myRMIT Studies, including digitised readings, lecture notes and a detailed study program, external internet links and access to RMIT Library online and hardcopy resources.

Overview of Assessment


Assessment of this course includes group assignments and final examination as follows:

A1: Group members are required to present their analysis and justify the rational to Enterprise Systems Vendor and Package Selection of either a real company or hypothetical company. This assessment task aligns with course learning outcomes CL01, CL03, CL04 and CL05.
A2: Groups members are required to report their analysis and findings of Enterprise Systems issues according to concepts, theories, methodologies and strategies that they have learnt throughout the course. This assessment task is aligned with course learning outcomes CL01, CL02, CL03, CL04, CL05.
A3: Take home exam to test students’ understanding of the Enterprise Systems concepts, strategies and techniques acquired from the course. This assessment task is aligned with course learning outcomes CL01, CL02, CL03.

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.