This module builds on the Enterprise Systems module and is intended to give the student a good understanding and practical use of Spreadsheet and Data Source tools that can be used to help monitor integrated business processes and select processes for improvement projects. It also introduces the student to advanced Spreadsheet and Data Source tools for the creation of Business Intelligence.
The Fulfillment Process
Key concepts and assumptions; The Basic Fulfillment Process; The roles of Enterprise Systems in the fulfillment process; Fundamentals of data for the fulfillment Process.
Integrating the procurement, fulfillment and production processes. The roles of Databases and Enterprise Systems in executing integrated processes.Database forms, reports and queries for managing integrated business processes.
Using ICT to Improve Processes
Using ICT to improve processes. IS as a hindrance to process improvement. How management improve processes. Use advanced spreadsheet tools to process improvement options.
Business Intelligence (BI)
What is BI and why is it important?, Objectives of BI process, components of BI IS, How BI supports business processes, Extract, transform, cleanse information. Acquire, analyse & publish information for various levels of management using appropriate packages.
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