Lecture 6 - Intro to ERP Simulation Game

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Lecture 6 ITP 320
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Objectives ERPSim Game Chapter 1 Organizational Elements and master data Chapter 2
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Pierre-Majorique Léger , Professor, IT department, HEC Montréal, Quebec,  Canada Jacques Robert , Professor, IT department, HEC Montréal, Quebec, Canada Gilbert Babin,  Professor, IT department, HEC Montreal, Quebec, Canada Robert Pellerin , Professor, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Quebec, Canada Bret Wagner , Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA
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Learn how to  work in a team  and strategize for a competitive  market Show how the ERP system  supports  business strategies To develop a hands-on  understanding of the concepts   underlying enterprise systems To experience the  tangible benefits  of enterprise integration  firsthand To develop  technical skills  at using ERP software
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Using a simulation, students are put in a situation in which  they have to run their business with a real-life ERP (SAP  ERP/ECC) Teams of up to 9 students each operate a company in a  made-to-stock manufacturing supply chain and must interact  with suppliers and customers by sending and receiving  orders, delivering their products and completing the whole  cash-to-cash cycle.  A simulation program (simulator) was developed to  automate the sales process, so that every firm receives a  large number of orders in each period (quarter) of the  simulation. 
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Using standard and custom reports, students must  analyze these transactional data to make business  decisions and ensure the profitability of their operations. Simulation is done in quarters Upto 8 quarters (2 years) can be played (we will play 4 quarters) A quarter corresponds to 55 open business days A quarter can last from 1 hr to several hours depending on how fast it has  been set 1st is played in a  round-based  mode (no active participation) 2 nd , 3rd and 4th quarters are played in  continuous-time  mode (competitive  participation)
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9 Forecasting decision MRP calculation Procurement decision Delay Production decision Marketing decisions Sales analysis Profitability analysis Delay Delay Delay
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10 sales, planning, production, accounting, purchasing?
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Description of the  Description of the  Muesli game Muesli game
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You are a member of the executive team of a Muesli  manufacturing company Your company competes for the local market of  Muesli You and your team will be responsible for the  planning, purchasing and production You are also responsible for the strategy (production  planning, pricing and advertising) Your objective is to make profit!! (ethically and  legally)
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The product
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2010 for the course ITP 320 taught by Professor Kale during the Fall '08 term at USC.

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