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System Configuration Using SAP

I.     Course Prefix/Number: CIS 261

       Course Name: System Configuration Using SAP

       Credits: 3 (2 lecture; 2 lab)

II.    Prerequisite

Prerequisite: CIS 249

III.   Course (Catalog) Description

Course provides students with fundamental knowledge and hands-on experience with enterprise systems: design; configuration; implementation; and deployment of an ERP system within a contemporary business environment.

IV.   Learning Objectives

  • Identify and identify the necessary tasks businesses need to complete before configuring their information systems.
  • Configure an Enterprise Resource Planning system for integrating business processes.
  • Create a fully functioning information system.
  • Reconfigure an ERP system as a company changes.
  • Test and document the configuration process for future changes.
  • Evaluate the importance of organizational structure, master data and business rules in the configuration process.

V.    Academic Integrity

Students and employees at Oakton Community College are required to demonstrate academic integrity and follow Oakton's Code of Academic Conduct. This code prohibits:

• cheating,
• plagiarism (turning in work not written by you, or lacking proper citation),
• falsification and fabrication (lying or distorting the truth),
• helping others to cheat,
• unauthorized changes on official documents,
• pretending to be someone else or having someone else pretend to be you,
• making or accepting bribes, special favors, or threats, and
• any other behavior that violates academic integrity.

There are serious consequences to violations of the academic integrity policy. Oakton's policies and procedures provide students a fair hearing if a complaint is made against you. If you are found to have violated the policy, the minimum penalty is failure on the assignment and, a disciplinary record will be established and kept on file in the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for a period of 3 years.
Details of the Code of Academic Conduct can be found in the Student Handbook.

VI.   Sequence of Topics

  • Review of Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Establishing enterprise requirements
  • Business Process Integration
    • Organizational structure
    • Organizational functions
    • Business rules
  • Role of Financial accounting in business processes
  • Managing buying, selling and production of materials
  • Configuring materials, vendors and customers
  • Managerial accounting
  • Production Forecasting
  • Sales and operations
  • Bill of materials, work centers, routing

VII.  Methods of Instruction

Course may be taught as face-to-face, media based, hybrid, or online course.
Course may be taught as face-to-face, media-based, hybrid or online course.

VIII. Course Practices Required

A variety of learning activities will be utilized such as: lecture presentations, student exercises and case study, tests, and discussion. Materials provided include an introduction to SAP, configuration exercises to acquaint students in setting up an SAP company. Course may be taught as face-to-face, media based, hybrid or online course.

IX.   Instructional Materials

Note: Current textbook information for each course and section is available on Oakton's Schedule of Classes.

X.    Methods of Evaluating Student Progress

The weight of graded material during the semester is listed below. No extra credit assignments will be offered.

Class Categories Percentage
Homework 35%
Midterm Exam 25%
Final Project 10%
Final Exam 30%
Total 100%

XI.   Other Course Information

ASSIST
If you have a documented learning, psychological, or physical disability you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services.  To request accommodations or services, contact the ASSIST office in the Learning Center.  All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements.  The College will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course or degree program.

College Policy of the Observance of Religious Holidays
Oakton Community College recognizes the broad diversity of religious beliefs of its constituencies. The College has embraced a practice of shared responsibility in the event a religious observance interferes with class work or assignments. Students who inform instructors well in advance of an intended absence for a major religious observance will not be penalized. The instructor will make reasonable accommodations for students, which may include providing a makeup test, altering assignment dates, permitting a student to attend another section of the same course for a class period or similar remedies. Instructors are not responsible for teaching material again.

SECURITY
In response to Columbine and the NIU tragedies police agencies in Illinois have developed training for law enforcement and the public school systems. These Nationally accepted law enforcement response plans have been adopted by Oakton's Public Safety Department. Your actions will influence others therefore; if the situation should arise Oakton is asking you as a student to:
  • stay calm
  • secure the immediate area; lock, block, & barricade
  • call 911 and:
    • report your specific location
    • number of people at your location
    • injuries
    • assailants; location, number, race, gender, clothing, physical features, type of weapon
Side Note: There should be a phone for emergency purposes placed in each classroom, if there is not, please report this to your instructor

If you have a documented learning, psychological, or physical disability you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services. To request accommodations or services, contact the Access and Disability Resource Center at the Des Plaines or Skokie campus. All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements. The College will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course or degree program.