Title: The emergence of enterprise systems management: a challenge to the IS curriculum

Authors: Charles Moller, Pernille Kræmmergaard, Pall Rikhardsson

Addresses: Department of Business Studies, Aarhus School of Business, Fuglesangs Alle 4, DK-8210 Aarhus, Denmark. ' Department of Business Studies, Aarhus School of Business, Fuglesangs Alle 4, DK-8210 Aarhus, Denmark. ' Department of Business Studies, Aarhus School of Business, Fuglesangs Alle 4, DK-8210 Aarhus, Denmark

Abstract: This paper proposes four cornerstones of a future Information Systems (IS) curriculum. It analyses the challenges of the IS curriculum based on the development of enterprise systems, and further argues that the practice and the research into enterprise systems have progressed to a new stage resulting in the emergence of Enterprise Systems Management (ESM). ESM calls for new competences and consequently represents new challenges to the IS curriculum. The paper outlines potential teaching issues and discusses the impact on the IS curriculum. Finally the paper suggests ways of approaching the challenges.

Keywords: enterprise systems management; enterprise resource planning; ERP; education; information systems curriculum; information management education; teaching.

DOI: 10.1504/IJIOME.2006.010497

International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education, 2006 Vol.1 No.4, pp.430 - 446

Available online: 25 Jul 2006 *

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