System Configuration Using SAP
I. Course Prefix/Number: CIS 261
Course Name: System Configuration Using SAP
Credits: 3 (2 lecture; 2 lab)
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 and Student Conduct
• 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.
Please review the Code of Academic Conduct and the Code of Student Conduct, both located online at
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, 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, hybrid or online course.
IX. Instructional Materials
X. Methods of Evaluating Student Progress
Evaluation will be based upon the grades received on lab assignments, case studies, exams, and other graded activities as determined by the instructor.
XI. Other Course Information
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.
Oakton Community College is committed to maintaining a campus environment emphasizing the dignity and worth of all members of the community, and complies with all federal and state Title IX requirements.
Resources and support for
- pregnancy-related and parenting accommodations; and
- victims of sexual misconduct
Resources and support for LGBTQ+ students can be found at www.oakton.edu/lgbtq.