Integrated Management Solutions


At the end of the course students should be able to:
 -Understand the critical role of a digital enterprise solution to achieve Operational Excellence and Competitive Advantage.
 -How to extract value of core enterprise applications such as ERM (Enterprise Resource Management), SCM (Supply Chain Management), HCM (Human Capital Management), BI&A (Business Intelligence & Analytics), D&T (Data management,  Platforms & Technology).
 -How to enable digital business transformation with above components to move from a system of records, to a system of differentiation, to a system of innovation.

General characterization





Responsible teacher


Weekly - Available soon

Total - Available soon

Teaching language

Portuguese. If there are Erasmus students, classes will be taught in English




Plattner, Hasso, and Bernd Leukert. "The in-memory revolution." Springer Science & Business Media, 2015.; Plattner, Hasso, and Alexander Zeier. In-Memory data management: Technology and applications. Springer Science & Business Media, 2012.; Wood, J.B., Hewlin, Todd, Lah, Thomas, ¿B4B ¿ How technology and big data are reinventing the customer supplier relationship¿, 2013.; The Digital Transformation of Business. HBR - Harvard Business Review Analytic Services Report, 2015.; 0

Teaching method

 -Theoretical classes complemented with practical applications;
 -Individual and team works;
 -Case studies.

Evaluation method

 - Performed three applied cases (each one graded at 15%, in a total of 45%) and final test (graded at 55%). Grades apply in a scale from 0 to 20 points.

Subject matter

Part I
1.Integrated Management Solutions (IMS) background
2.IMS - the enterprise digital core to achieve operational excellence and competitive advantages
3.IMS - the pace-layer of Systems of Records
4.IMS - the pace-layer of Systems of Differentiation
5.IMS - the pace-layer of Systems of Innovation
6.IMS - maturity scape for the Digital Transformation
Part II
7.SAP ERM session (Enterprise Resource Management)
8.SAP HCM session (Human Capital Management)
9.SAP SCM session (Supply Chain Management)
10.SAP BI&A session (Business Intelligence & Analytics)
11.SAP D&T session (Data management, Platforms & Technology)