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ERP and Project Management

ERP and Project Management

Code: ICT1LF102
Scope: 5 ECTS
Timing: semester 3 for autumn 2018 and spring 2019 beginners, semester 5 for others
Language: English
Curriculum: GLOBBA16
Course level: Basic Studies
Course type: compulsory

Starting level and linkage with other courses
Prerequisite: ICT1LF101 Business ICT Skills or equivalent competence.

Learning outcomes
You have qualifications for project management (PM) and are familiar with project planning, well-managed implementing and finishing projects. You are able to use modern ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) information systems. You utilize ERP systems’ basic functionalities and run business processes within the system.


  • concept of ERP
  • PM (project management) skills and knowledge areas
  • project planning model
  • PM process and steps
  • PM tools
  • preparing a project plan based on ERP case analysis
  • ERP supporting business routines from various aspects: customers, suppliers, products
  • execution of selected business processes within ERP system
  • adaptation of ERP system to support and benefit the usage needs within the business environment

Recognising and validating prior learning (RPL)
If you have acquired the required competence in previous work tasks, recreational activities or on another course, you can show the competence with a demonstration and progress faster through your studies. More information and instructions for RPL are available at MyNet.

Cooperation with the business community
ERP systems are widely used in all business sectors globally.


ERP is designed for an international business environment.

Course formats
Contact and distant sessions or educationalisation.

Students' performance is graded on the following scale: Excellent (5), Very good (4), Good (3), Satisfactory (2), Fair (1), Fail (0).
Link to the joint assessment grid. The assessment of one’s own learning.

Course teacher(s)
Tiina Siilasto, Miikka Mäkelä

Learning materials
Materials to be announced in the implementation plan.