E-Commerce and ERP (IE421) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
E-Commerce and ERP IE421 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Observation Case Study, Problem Solving, Team/Group, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Turan Erman Erkan
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course provides the tools necessary to gain a working understanding of the origins, development and future of the internet as it influences e-commerce. By concentrating on the end uses of e-commerce and ERP information, the students should develop research and investigative skills that will help them in making decisions
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students will acquire a broad practical knowledge in the field of e-business and prepare students to undertake e-business projects and strategies
  • Students will explain fundamental processes of business within cyberspace, as opposed to physical space
  • Student will detect the effects of e-commerce on supply chains and ERP
  • Student will describe how IT support supply chain through ERP
Course Content Introduction to the business concept and content of the new economy; basic concepts and foundations of e-commerce; developing issues in enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM); e-commerce within the business to business (B2B) and business to consumer (B2C) context and discussions regarding the implementation of these sy

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Enterprise Resource Planning Systems [1] pages 1-11
2 ERP Modules and Historical Development [1] pages 12-22
3 ERP System Options and Selection Methods [1] pages 23-46
4 Business Process Reengineering and Best Practices [1] pages 47-60
5 ERP System Installation [1] page 61-82
6 ERP Project Management [1] page 83-104
7 ERP Implementation and Maintenance [1] pages 105-122
8 Midterm
9 Business Intelligence Systems and ERP [1] pages 123-146
10 ERP and Supply Chains [1] pages 147-156
11 Advanced Technology and ERP Security [1] pages 157-167
12 Trends in ERP [1] pages 168-173
13 Presentation by Students
14 Presentations by Students
15 Final Examination Period
16 Final Examination Period


Course Book 1. Olson, D., Managerial Issues of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems, McGraw Hill, 2004.
Other Sources 2. SAP, The E-Business Workplace, Wiley, 2001
3. Erkan, T. E., ERP: Kurumsal Kaynak Planlaması, Atılım Yayınları, 2008

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses X
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering to Industrial Engineering; an ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge to model and solve engineering problems.
2 An ability to identify, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; an ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods.
3 An ability to design a complex system, process, tool or component to meet desired needs within realistic constraints; an ability to apply modern design.
4 An ability to develop, select and put into practice techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice; an ability to use information technology effectively.
5 An ability to design, conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for the study of complex engineering problems or disciplinary research topics.
6 An ability to work individually, on teams, and/or on multidisciplinary teams.
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish orally and in writing; knowledge of at least one foreign language; effective report writing and understand written reports, preparing design and production reports, making effective presentations, giving and receiving clear and understandable instruction.
8 A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning; an ability to use information-seeking tools and to follow the improvements in science and technology.
9 An ability to behave according to the ethical principles, an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. Information on standards used in industrial engineering applications.
10 Knowledge of business applications such as project management, risk management and change management. A recognition of entrepreneurship, innovativeness. Knowledge of sustainable improvement.
11 Information on the effects of industrial engineering practices on health, environment and security in universal and societal dimensions and the information on the problems of the in the field of engineering of the era. Awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.
12 An ability to design, development, implementation and improvement of integrated systems that include human, materials, information, equipment and energy.
13 Knowlede on appropriate analytical, computational and experimental methods to provide system integration.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 3 48
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 16 16
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 5 5
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 8 8
Total Workload 125