Enterprise Management Systems
Course ID: CRS1400674
The Bachelor of Enterprise Management Systems is a degree that encompasses the skills and knowledge to succeed in the current market.
The program focuses on the challenges associated with selecting, installing, and maintaining systems that support business processes, data analytics and information flows.
Scholarships, Discounts & FEE-HELP
Available Scholarships, Discounts & FEE-HELP Information
Offshore students can receive 30% off this course if they enrol for our February 2024 intake.
Onshore students can receive 40% off if they enrol for our February 2024 intake.
EXPECTED MARKET VALUATION BY 2030
PROJECTED GROWTH IN THE AUSTRALIAN MARKET BY 2027
EXPECTED JOBS CREATED BY AUTOMATION BY 2025
Program Learning Outcomes
Our Bachelor of Enterprise Management Systems degree will give students a broad knowledge of the theories, concepts, and principles of business-related fields and disciplines including leadership, economics, marking, accounting, supply chain and logistics, trade agreements, HR, management, and marketing.
Students will also gain a deeper knowledge of the issues associated with conducting business across national borders, different cultures, different legal and regulatory environments, and different time zones in the modern business environment.
Age at Time of Course Commencement:
• Domestic Students; 17 or older
• International Students; 18 or older
• Year 12 Completion (or equivalent)
• ATAR: 60 (minimum) or equivalent
• IELTS: 6.0 Overall (no band less than 5.5, or equivalent)
• PTE: 52 Overall (no band less than 50, or equivalent)
Classes will be carried out in person on our campus.
Students will be required to attend all scheduled classes to ensure maximum learning and engagement.
Full time duration: 3 years
(applicable to both international and domestic students)
Part time duration: 6 years
(applicable to domestic students only)
Graduate Employment Opportunities
Students will have the opportunity to embark on an exciting career in Enterprise Management Systems, a rapidly expanding field with immense global growth potential.
Graduates will be equipped to pursue diverse roles in areas such as systems analytics, database management, project administration, ICT quality assurance, and more.
Given the rising significance of Enterprise Management Systems in today’s digital landscape, professionals with these skills are in high demand, presenting lucrative and fulfilling career prospects.
Course Unit Overview
The table below provides essential information for each core unit: code and title, description and assessment tasks.
The workload is the same for all the units:
3 timetabled hours per week (lectures and tutorials) and 9 personal hours of study for a total of 12 hours per week.
Year 1 (Level 100)
BUS100 Accounting for Business
This unit provides students with an introduction to business accounting, an essential component of every successful business. They consider the role of accounting within the global business context and develop an understanding of the key fundamental accounting frameworks used.
Students are introduced to the accounting cycle and acquire key accounting skills and knowledge to enable them to examine the three-key financial and accounting statements for all businesses: the balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement. In addition, they are introduced to the principles of budgeting, to cost-volume-analysis, and the concepts and theories of capital investment.
Furthermore, students will investigate the concept and role of ethical and corporate governance specifically in the area of financial business management. They will also be introduced to contemporary technological developments including distributed ledger systems such as Bitchain.
Tutorial Quizzes, Mid-trimester examination, Final examination.
BUS101 Business Information Systems
The unit provides students with an introduction and broad overview of the application of information technology (IT) to the management of information in organisations, and the role of the IT professional in developing and implementing IT-based solutions to information problems across a range of areas related to general business activities and specific functions, such as supply chain management, e-commerce, customer relationship management and security.
Consideration of the organisational framework for IT and IT professional practice will be set within the broader business context. The opportunities, problems and risks associated with IT will be examined, together with their implications for organisational strategy and operations.
Tutorial participation, Case studies, Quizzes, Examination
BUS102 Introduction to Enterprise Management Systems
This unit provides students with an understanding of Enterprise Management Systems (EMS) and the associated issues of selecting, implementing and using these types of systems.
The unit introduces students to fundamental EMS concepts of transparency, real-time functioning and process orientation. Students will have the opportunity to gain “hands on” practical experiences with and EMS to reinforce how these types of systems are utilised to automate, integrate and manage an organisation’s business processes while at the same time reinforcing the theoretical concepts covered in this unit.
The objective of the unit is to provide students with sufficient knowledge of EMS so that they can appreciate the role of these systems and functionality to support a company’s strategy and core business processes.
Quizzes, Case study, Examination
BUS110 Quantitative Methods for Business
This unit provides students with an introduction to statistics. The ability to accurately collect, analyse, and interpret data, is an essential skill in businesses today.
In this unit students are introduced to basic statistical methods and practice and their role in business and organisational decision making. The unit explores various data types and methods of sampling and collection.
It examines graphical and numerical statistical methods and introduces concepts such as probability, inference, distributions, estimation, and hypothesis testing.
Tutorial quizzes, Practical exercises, Examination
CYB101 Introduction to Cyber Security
This unit provides a holistic approach to cyber security. After discussing the threat landscape, including common cyberthreats as well as cybercriminal categories and motivations, it examines the devastating impact that cybercrime can have on individuals and organisations through case studies.
Cyber hygiene and organisational security principles are then introduced to help individuals and businesses remaining safe in the digital world. The unit concludes by addressing the cybersecurity governance.
It presents various risk assessment methodologies, risk management frameworks, mitigation strategies as well as the ethical and legal aspects of cyber security.
Student engagement, Tests, Cyber hygiene project, Final examination
ICT140 Systems and Database Design
This unit introduces students to the fundamental principles of database systems, including how organisations structure and manage corporate information within the data processing lifecycle.
Students translate business requirements into conceptual data models using data modelling tools and techniques, which are then transformed into relational databases, applying normalisation techniques.
Students manipulate data and logical structures in a relational database management system using SQL, a domain-specific query language. The concepts and issues related to contemporary database technologies with their applications and information security are also examined to underpin current industry practices.
Student engagement, Tests, Data modelling and SQL assignment, Practical examination
MGT101 Operations and Logistics Management
This unit provides students with an introduction to operations and logistics management and examines key issues currently facing all service and manufacturing organisations when creating the products and services.
The fundamentals of managing logistics has become a key advantage in the contemporary business context. A primary aim of the unit is to illustrate the principles involved in effectively creating value through using the techniques and tools of operations and logistics management.
Continuously improvement of operations and logistics management can help ensure the organisation’s long-term success.
After placing the activities required for the operations and logistics manager into a conceptual framework, the practical issues and difficulties in making operations and logistics decisions are examined, including operations and logistics strategy, planning and control, warehousing, transportation, e-commerce operations, and improvement activities.
Participation, Group presentation, Examination
Students will pick an elective as part of their level 100 studies.
Year 2 (Level 200)
BUS201 Data Analytics
This unit provides students with an introduction to data analytics. In this unit, students will lay the groundwork necessary for today’s data analysis practices including data process chain, data warehousing, descriptive and predictive analyses, Business Intelligence process flow, and Data Mining.
In addition, students will build a solid foundation in various Business Intelligence frameworks, architectures, applications, tools, and management practices.
Students will further develop the essential knowledge to elaborate on the trends and implications of traditional, modern and next-generation data analytics solutions.
Through real-world case studies, students will apply critical thinking skills to develop data analytics solutions that map out business metrics, employing a data-driven approach and business intelligence tools and platforms used in international business and cybersecurity contexts.
Quizzes, Case study, Mid-trimester Exam, Examination
BUS203 Business Process Management
This unit introduces students to the concepts, principles and methodologies of business process management and equips them with the knowledge and skills required for managing the business process life cycle in organisations.
Considering the cross-functional processes and their IT-enablement as a foundation for enterprise management systems, this unit focuses on the business aspects of process management.
This unit helps students develop skills in modelling, analysis, improvement, innovation, implementation and monitoring of business processes using various methodologies and tools developed by various software solution providers such as IBM, Software AG, ARIS, and others.
Building on the basic knowledge of business information systems, information technologies and business functions developed in the core units, this unit advances students’ understanding and appreciation of the role played by various specialised enterprise management systems in managing business processes.
Quizzes, Case study, Group project, Examination
BUS204 Accounting Systems
This unit provides an understanding of the relevant business processes, transactions, information flows, internal controls and reports in accounting function within an enterprise management system’s (EMS) context.
It equips students with the knowledge and skills required to work with an accounting system software solution.
In addition, students will be able to understand and analyse the potential impact of emerging technologies such as block chains, distributed ledgers, artificial intelligence, forensic accounting and continuous reporting on accounting processes in enterprise management systems (EMS).
Quizzes, Project, Skills test, Examination
MGT203 Production and Service Delivery Systems
This unit provides students with an introduction to production and service delivery systems.
The production process involves the various steps and activities necessary to manufacture or assemble finished goods and semi-finished goods, while service operations provides intangible services. However, in practice, service and manufacturing organisations share many characteristics.
After reviewing the master data involved in production and service delivery processes, the student will learn about different production strategies and processes and explore the implications for organisations of current developments in process automation and robotics.
The unit will then focus on the key steps of production process and service delivery.
Quality maintenance, downtime management and variances analysis will be key factors to consider while integrating production and service delivery with other EMS processes.
Questions, Software simulation, Case study, Examination
MGT204 Inventory and Asset Management Systems
This unit provides students with an introduction to the key concepts of inventory and asset management systems. Inventory and asset management (IAM) processes are concerned with the storage and movement of materials within an organisation.
This unit, using appropriate EMS software, will review and elaborate on the IAM-related goods movements, related organisational data and master data. It will also examine IAM processes triggered by procurement, fulfilment and production operations. Inventory accuracy, periodic and physical count processes will be examined.
The second part of the unit will focus on the key stages of asset lifecycle. In particular, the unit will investigate the operational stage, debating the maintenance strategies and the related master data, use the appropriate EMS software platform to simulate breakdown and planned maintenance workflows.
Quizzes, Software simulation, Case study, Examination
Students will pick three electives as part of their level 200 studies.
Students will pick three electives as part of their level 200 studies.
Students will pick three electives as part of their level 200 studies.
Year 3 (Level 300)
BUS301 Business Strategy
This unit provides students with the foundations of business strategy. With the advent of an interdependent global marketplace, modern business engagement is complex and constantly being re-invented.
The purpose of this unit is to equip students with the ability to approach complex business problems from the cross-functional and multidimensional perspective of the CEO.
To develop and maintain successful sustainable corporate strategy, there must first be an understanding of the links between the wider macro influences, our own industry nuances and the assets we control internally.
Starting with an understanding of the historical development of strategy, this unit will investigate the journey from the work of Sun Tsu to Mintsberg Strategic Thinking Schools through to more recent concepts of Total Quality Management, Business Process Re-engineering and onwards.
While the environment of our businesses was focused on our local domestic markets for many decades, it is now essential to be aware of the threat of global competitors. Case analysis is used extensively to link concepts and frameworks to real-world examples.
Group work engages students in the challenges of interpersonal communication, task allocation, coordination and control.
Quiz, Essay, Case study, Group report
BUS302 Sales and Logistics Systems
This unit provides students with an introduction to sales and logistics systems.
In a globalised world, effective and efficient logistics and sales processes and related information management are critical to maintain competitive advantage and sustained growth.
This unit equips with an understanding of the concepts, transactions, processes, information flows and reports in the efficient and effective management of outbound logistics and sales processes in an enterprise wide management system’s context.
It imparts students with the knowledge and skills to perform related information management transactions, processes and reports, and covers topics such as pre-sales, sales order processing, delivery, transportation management and customer service in enterprise management system software solutions context.
It will allow students to understand and analyse the opportunities, impact and challenges in the exploitation and potential use of emerging management trends such as lean operations, analytics, Social media, automated warehousing and technology trends such as RFID, Blockchains, Internet of Things, Robotics and Artificial intelligence in managing logistics processes in business organisations.
Quizzes, Group project, Application test, Examination
BUS304 Procurement Managements Systems
This unit provides students with an introduction to procurement management systems.
The procurement process involves the activities required to purchase, receive, and pay for the goods and services that an organisation needs for its operations.
In this unit students learn about the procurement processes, the relevant master data, how procurement is strategically linked with the manufacturing and material planning processes, about strategic objectives and cost impact of the procurement process.
The unit starts defining by the different subsets of the Procurement process to move forward and explore Probity and Legislative Principles applied in Procurement.
After examining the role of Contract Management and the importance of Master Data the students will focus on the Procurement Process.
Starting from the Forecast inputs they will perform to complete the process through the receipt of materials and services, to the final invoicing and payment.
The unit concludes with an evaluation of the Procurement integration with other key processes like planning, production execution and accounting.
Presentation, Software simulation, Case study, Examination
MGT301 Global Supply Chain Management
This unit provides students with an introduction to global supply chain management.
Supply chain management is the management of relationships in the network of organisations, from end customers through original suppliers, using key cross-functional business processes to create value for customers and other stakeholders.
The ability to accurately forecast demand for products and services is central to supply chain management.
The aim of this unit is to debate the fundamental processes of supply chain management – demand forecasting and inventory optimisation – in terms of demand-driven forecasting, the dynamic balancing of customer demand and systems capability.
While the unit gives an overview of supply-driven inventory management, it does not go into the details of warehousing or inventory control.
Rather, the emphasis is on review of demand-driven forecasting and how inventory management is shaped by demand forecasting.
The overall aim is to assess a methodology that combines data, analytics and an understanding of contemporary supply chain process optimisation.
Tutorial participation, Quizzes, Case study, Project
MGT302 Extended Enterprise Management Systems
Organisations are extending their enterprise systems, beyond operational management, to a more high level strategic focus both internally and externally to the organisation to support strategic decision making and performance management.
This unit provides an overview of the characteristic domains such as functions, processes, performance reports and strategic features addressed by various extensions of enterprise management systems such as supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM), product life cycle management (PLM), business process management (BPM) and business intelligence (BI).
It will introduce students to various contemporary technologies and emerging business trends and equips them with the knowledge and skills to evaluate the application of these technologies to extend the capabilities of enterprise management systems.
Class Assessment, Group research paper, Examination
MGT304 Human Capital Management Systems
This unit provides students with an introduction to human capital management systems.
Enterprise-wide information systems and emerging information technologies are key enablers for faster and effective delivery of HR services and are transforming the world of work and the processes, decision making and reporting across all facets of human capital management in large and small business organisations.
Building on the foundational knowledge of business, this unit incorporates learning of the concepts, frameworks, processes, transactions, information flows, reports and analytics relevant to various human capital management in business organisations.
It equips students with the knowledge and specialist software skills required to manage the processes, information and reporting relevant to organisational management, workforce/personnel management, time management, talent management, remuneration and performance management, privacy and security of HR information, workplace health and safety, and diversity management in an enterprise wide management systems software solution context.
It imparts students an understanding of the potential influence, opportunities and challenges of emerging technologies and business trends such as liquid workforce, outsourcing, offshoring, digitalisation, social media, artificial intelligence, machine learning and Internet of Things within a legal, sustainability and social contexts.
Assessments, Case study, Skills test, Examination
CAP301 Capstone Project
An important element of success in business organisations today is the ability to undertake research-based projects.
Such projects might seek to describe an organisational environment, identify issues, or suggest solutions to an identified problem relevant to the program they have been enrolled in.
This unit builds upon students’ previous study in their program and offers an opportunity to focus on a relevant area of interest through a formal research-related project.
Students in this unit will learn about the principles of effective research and conduct a short research project on a topic of interest based upon or influenced by their areas of interest within their program.
The unit is in two parts. In the first part, students either learn about the fundamentals of organisational research or have a refresher course to ensure that all students in the unit have the same level of preparation.
They also work with the unit coordinator to develop an agreed research topic. In the second part, they conduct their major project.
During this period, they will also meet and consult regularly with the unit coordinator to discuss their project progress.
Participation, Research report and Presentation Part 1&2