Industry collaboration: a practical approach for ERP education

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Hawking, Paul and McCarthy, Brendan (2000) Industry collaboration: a practical approach for ERP education. In: Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Computing Education. Ellis, Ainslie E, ed. ACM, New York, pp. 129-133.


Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems are large information systems that make possible the efficient flow of information between all functions within a business. ERP sales represent an important component of business spending in information systems infrastructure. Implementing an ERP system is a costly and time-consuming task and these costs are due mainly to the short supply of professionals with ERP skills. ERP vendors, such as SAP, have formed university alliances in an attempt to address this skills shortage. Many of these universities are grasping how best to incorporate ERP systems into their curriculum. This paper discusses the use of industry-based projects in curriculum and the benefits they can provide to industry, university and students. --- ACE '00, Fourth Australian Computing Education Conference, Melbourne, Australia - 4-6 December, 2000

Item type Book Section
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ISBN 1581132719
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
Historical > FOR Classification > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Management and Information Systems
Keywords business information systems, educational technologies, universities, SAP, SAP R/3, curriculum, industry based projects, work integrated learning, industry experience, Victoria University, Melbourne
Citations in Scopus 17 - View on Scopus
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