Certificate in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Contact: Dr. Bruce Keillor, Chair, Department of Management and Marketing, 330.941.3080


Enterprise Integration involves the integration of software, hardware, and networking technology at both the intra-organizational and inter- organizational levels. To be successful, management must implement a business process view of the organization. The ERP Certificate enables students to be effective users of integrated ERP software and effective participants in managing the evaluation, installation, and use of ERP software.

MGT 3761Management Information Systems3
or ACCT 3709 Accounting Information Systems
MGT 3789Operations Management3
MGT 4821Business Process Integration3
MGT 4820Supply Chain Management3
Total Semester Hours12

Students interested in declaring an ERP certificate need to complete an Intra University Transfer Request form with their academic advisor. Students must meet course prerequisites to be eligible to enroll in WCBA courses, including a minimum 2.5 overall GPA for upper level business courses. WCBA courses must be completed with the grade of a "C" or higher and cannot be taken credit/no credit.

Learning Outcomes

  • Would acquire the knowledge and skills needed for careers in organizations that employ ERP systems to support key business processes.
  • Would receive an applied enterprise systems educational experience and hands-on practice in SAP.
  • Would be able to configure an ERP system and apply it to support integrated business processes.
  • Would successfully integrate logistics, operations and procurement management.