SCM 4380 Enterprise Resource Planning
Exam 1 Study Outline
The following is a check list of concepts you should understand and SAP knowledge you should
order to do well on exam 1:
1. Be able to describe the purpose of enterprise systems.
An ERP s
This chapter introduced the key concepts related to common business processes in organizations, the typical
functional structure that companies employ to manage their operations, and the benefits of adopting a holistic view of
Drivers of supply chain performance
Ultimate goal as supply chain managers is to make profit
people, planet, profit
1. Comparing Different suppliers - certain
-given the information that you know, it would be B, because you go by cost.
Total cost of that
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How do third parties increase the supply chain surplus?
o Lower cost and higher quality specialized third party is further along the
learning curve for some supply chain activity
Capacity aggregation increase SC surplus by aggregating deman
SCM 4380: Enterprise Resource Planning
Exam #2 Study Guide
The following is a check list of concepts you should be aware of and problem solving abilities
you should have in order to be prepared for Exam 2:
1. Understand the functions of the various SAP mo
SCM 4380 Types of Data Lecture Notes
three types of data in enterprise systems and how they are related.
Organizational Data used to represent the structure of an enterprise
o Ex: companies, subsidiaries, factories, warehouses, storage areas, and sale reg
1. client-server architecture.
consist of three components, or layers:
o Presentation Layer - how you interact with the application ( using menus, typing, and selecting)
o Application Layer - what the application allows you to do ( create charts,
SCM 4380 BOM and MRP
1. function of a bill of materials in the production process and what the function of a work
Bill of Materials identifies the components that are necessary to produce a material
o Hierarchal depiction of the materials neede
the key steps in the procurement process.
Create purchase requisition
Create and send purchase order
Describe the three primary types of inventory.
Raw Materials (ROH) - purchased from external sourc
1. reports produced by the management accounting process.
1. What can I sell it for?
2. How much will I get for it if I trade it in with cash for a new one?
3. What value does this old machine have as a backup if I buy a new one but keep the old
Enterprise Resource Planning - Final Exam Review
Financial Statements and KPIs:
Understand the purpose and features of each of the primary financial
statements/Understand the relation between the various components of each of the primary