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Chapter 14
Enterprise Resource Planning
Systems
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OBJECTIVES
• Enterprise Resource
Planning Defined
• R/3 System Components
• Reasons for Implementing
R/3
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Enterprise Resource Planning
(ERP) Systems
• Enterprise Resource Planning
Systems is a computer system
that integrates application
programs in accounting, sales,
manufacturing, and other
functions in the firm
• This integration is
accomplished through a
database shared by all the
application programs
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SAP AG’S R/3
• SAP AG, A German firm, is a world
leader in ERP software.
-Designed to
operate in a
three-tier
client/server
configuration
-Applications are
fully integrated
so that data are
shared between
all applications
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R/3 System Functional Components
Financials
Corporate Services
R/3 System
Functional
Components
Operations
Human Capital
Resources
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Financials
• Financial and management
accounting
• Internal Controlling and Audit
• Financial Supply Chain Management
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Human Capital Management
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Payroll
Benefits administration
Applicant data administration
Personnel development planning
Workforce planning
Schedule & shift planning
Time management
Travel expense accounting
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Operations
• Materials management
• Plant maintenance
• Quality management
• Production planning & control
• Project management system
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Reasons for Implementing SAP R/3
• Desire to standardize and improve
processes
• To improve the level of systems
integration
• To improve information quality
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Question Bowl
Which of the following is
considered a part of the “triple
client server configuration” of
the SAP R/3 system?
a. Front-end server
b. Application server
c. Database server
d. All of the above
e. None of the above
Answer: d. All of the above
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Question Bowl
Which of the following is a SAP
Application?
a. Quality management
b. Project system
c. Logistics general
d. All of the above
e. None of the above
Answer: d. All of the above
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Question Bowl
Which of the following SAP
Applications contains a full set
of capabilities needed to
manage, schedule, pay and hire
people to run a company?
a. Financial accounting
b. Manufacturing and logistics
c. Corporate Services
d. All of the above
e. None of the above
Answer: e. None of the above (Correct answer
is Human Capital Management)
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End of Chapter 14
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