Facts about the course

ECTS Credits:
Responsible department:
Faculty of Logistics
Course Leader:
Bjørn Jæger
Lecture Semester:
Teaching language:
½ year

IBE430 Business Processes and ERP (Autumn 2019)

About the course

The course presents the three key business processes purchasing, sales and production. Given the tight integration between how companies operates and their information systems, the course introduce Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems that illustrate how information systems enable companies to execute their operations efficiently. This is done in a practical manner by following a case company to present the flow of activities by workers together with the flows of data and information. In the exercises, students will first learn the fundamentals of each process by flowcharts and physical documents associated with the process, and then execute each process using a market-leading ERP-system (SAP).

The course is connected to the following study programs

  • Bachelor in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor in Economics and Business Administration
  • 1 year Program in Business Economics
  • Individual Study Courses/Part- time studies
  • 1- Year Program in Information Processing
  • Bachelor in Sport Management
  • Bachelor in Petroleum Logistics and Economics
  • Bachelor in Sustainable Logistics and Circular Economics
  • Bachelor in Marine Logistics and Economics
  • Bachelor in IT and Digitalization
  • Bachelor in Law and Administration

Recommended requirements


Reduction of Credits

This course’s contents overlap with the following courses. A reduction of credits will occur if one of these courses is taken in addition:

Course Reduction of Credits
IBE430N – Business Processes and ERP 7.5

The student's learning outcomes after completing the course

Completing this course the student should be able to:

  • Describe business processes using business process models
  • Describe how an ERP system supports and automates the business processes
  • Describe physical-, data-, document- and information-flow for key business processes
  • Describe how business processes can be integrated
  • Use an ERP system to execute key business processes

Forms of teaching and learning

3 hours of lectures weekly and practical exercises. 


Coursework requirements - conditions for taking the exam

  • Mandatory coursework: Assignment(s)
  • Courseworks given:
  • Courseworks required:
  • Presence: Not required
  • Comment:


  • Form of assessment: Written school assessment
  • Proportion: 100%
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Grouping: Individual
  • Grading scale: Letter (A - F)
  • Support material: Only general dictionary in mother tongue/Norwegian/English in paper version


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