Develop the computing and business skills necessary to support the implementation and maintenance of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and gain an understanding of the strategic implications these systems have on a business. The program shares a number of common subjects with MBA students, thus offers a valuable professional network.

VU has strong links with the ERP industry and is a leader in SAP education, offering one of the most comprehensive ERP and business analytics programs in the world.  You’ll gain hands-on experience and learn from lecturers who are experts in their field. Career opportunities include:

  • Senior and leadership roles in Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
  • ERP analyst
  • Business software manager
  • SAP business consultant

Modules

6-week module

CORE

BCO6603

Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

BCO5501

Business Process Engineering

BCO6007

Business Analytics

BCO6604

Customer Relationship Management

BCO6185

Executive and Mobile Computing

BMO6624

Organisation Change Management

BCO5651

Enterprise Resource Planning Systems Implementation

BMO6630

Business Research Methods

BMO5501

Business Ethics and Sustainability

BMO6506

Work and Organisation Systems

BCO6653

Management of Information Technology

BCO6656

Information Technology Project Management

BAO6714

Computerised Accounting in an ERP System

ELECTIVE

BMO6622

Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship

BMO6511

Strategic Management and Business Policy

BAO6504Accounting for Management
BHO6505Marketing Management

BMO5572

Strategic Human Resource Management

BAO5734

Financial Analysis

BMO5574

Supply Chain and Logistics Management

CAPSTONE
BGP7730Business Research Project

(Selected modules are o ered each year. Students take 9 core, 2 elective and the capstone module in their master program)

Note: All students who enter the Masters of Business (ERPS) with a cognate** Bachelor level degree will receive four cognate modules as advanced standing.
**A cognate Bachelor degree (i.e. A degree in business, commerce, information technology, computer science, some engineering degrees, and some applied science degrees).

  • Modules are organised according to intake
  • Refer to the timetable for module strat dates
  • The modules may change to satisfy new requirements of both Australian Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA).

BUSINESS RESEARCH METHODS

Learn how to solve a research problem

  • approximately six weeks
  • individual project
  • literature review to identify a research topic • qualitative and quantitative methods
  • gather and analyse information
  • conclude and present results
  • guidelines for report writing
BUSINESS RESEARCH PROJECT

Carry out a consultancy-based project

  • approximately fteen weeks
  • group (default) or individual project
  • approved research topic
  • supervised project
  • guided throughout research process
  • a report of 7,000 words (NOT a thesis)
  • present the research and its ndings
  • publish research report (optional)
  • key focus: research process and methods

Blended Learning Delivery

Learning lessons are facilitated via blended learning (classroom and online) including classroom and video- captured lectures, tutorials, seminars/webinars, workshops, group work, and presentations by fellow students.

Assessment

Assessment methods include written assignments, tests, presentations and final exams.  Some modules are without final exams.

Schedule

Designed for Executives

WEEK 1

VU module Leader and/or Local Facilitators:
Overview, first lessons

Friday
6.30pm - 9.30pm (3 hours)

Saturday
2.00pm - 8.00pm (6 hours)

Sunday
9.00am - 3.00pm (6 hours)

Week 1: 15 hours
WEEK 2

Local Facilitator

Saturday
2.00pm - 8.00pm (6 hours)

WEEK 3

Local Facilitator

Saturday
2.00pm - 8.00pm (6 hours)

WEEK 4

Local Facilitator

Saturday
2.00pm - 8.00pm (6 hours)

WEEK 5

Local Facilitator

Saturday
2.00pm - 5.00pm (3 hours)

WEEK 6

Local Facilitator

Saturday
2.00pm - 5.00pm (3 hours)

Entry Requirements

  • A degree or equivalent qualification*
  • No work experience is required
  • Minimum five years of full-time managerial experience is required for those:
    • with cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of less than 2.5
  • Proficiency in the English language+

 

* ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ICAEW, APEL, please contact us about other equivalent qualifications and advanced standing (credit transfer)

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)

If you are a Malaysian citizen without a degree or equivalent quali cation, you can apply to Malaysian Quali cation Agency (MQA) for accreditation of your prior experiential learning (APEL).

Accreditation criteria of APEL (subject to change by MQA):
• Malaysian nationals
• Attained at least STPM/diploma/equivalent (e.g foundation) • Relevant work experience
• At least 30 years old
• Submission of Registration form, and Portfolio.

More details can be found at: http://www.mqa.gov.my/apel/

+ For evidence of English language pro ciency, an applicant must have completed one of the following:

  • An overall IElTS score of 6.5 (academic module) with no individual band score of less than 6.0, or an approved equivalent test score speci ed in the VU English language entry requirements (see table below). The currency of the test score should be within two (2) years of the date of application to the course. Where this is not the case, admission will be at the discretion of the VU course coordinator.
     
    International English Language Test (IELTS – Academic Module)
    6.5 (no band less than 6)
    Test of English as a Foreign language (TOEFl – Internet)
    92 (no section score less than 22)
    Pearson Test of English (PTE)
    58-64 (no section score less than 50
    Cambridge English – Advanced (CAE)
    Grade C
    If some or all of academic study were completed in English, the required English language test result may be waived for admission at Sunway College. Supporting evidence of the degree taught in the English language medium must be provided. This recognition will apply only if:
  • Degree qualification was delivered in Australia or in a specified English-speaking country (Canada - excluding Quebec, Fiji, Ireland, Kenya, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States America and Zambia)
  • A degree from a Malaysian university/college, Sunway College and other Australian and UK twinned degrees in Malaysia
  • A degree from another university, which has been delivered and assessed in the English language. The evidence of English language delivery will be approved by the VU course coordinator.
  • In the case of a foreign student, he/she has satisfied the English Language Requirement for Foreign Students set by Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE).