Certificate in ERP (Product Lifecycle Management)

Understand the role enterprise systems play in the efficient management of business processes with a Certificate in ERP (Product Lifecycle Management).

This ERP course can be studied online, when and where it suits you.

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At a glance

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Sydney Institute of ERP (SiERP)
Career Opportunities
  • SAP Administrator
  • SAP Business/End-User 
  • SAP Systems Support – Level 1
  • SAP Business Analyst




Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 6 hours per week = finish in 6 weeks). Maximum 3 months.
Study mode



Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.


Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.


Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.

Start date

Enrol anytime.

Sydney Institute of ERP (SiERP)

Sydney Institute of ERP (SiERP) specialises in delivering online training for SAP certifications, with self-paced courses that can be completed in less than six months.

As a SiERP student, you’ll have access to tutors with substantial industry experience in education and ERP systems.


The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including whether you are an Australian resident or your chosen payment option. To find out more, contact the course provider.

What you'll learn

Through this course, you'll learn how to perform business processes within product lifecycle management using the key concepts applicable to ERP environments.

Course structure

5 units


  1. BUSERPBS - Introduction to ERP systems

    This unit covers the following topics:

    • Evolution of ERP Concepts
    • Introduction to ERP System
    • SAP Business Suite
    • Navigation - ERP System
    • Organisational Structure
    • Master Data
    • Reporting Solutions
  2. BUSERPDM - Lifecycle data management

    This unit covers the following topics:

    • Components of Life-Cycle Data Management
    • Document Management
    • PLM Interface
    • Classification
    • Variant Configuration
    • Product Structure Browser
    • Engineering Workbench
    • Engineering Change Management
      • Exercise: Lifecycle Data Management
  3. BUSERPPM - Enterprise asset management & customer service

    This unit covers the following topics:

    • Enterprise Asset Management/Customer Service Organisational Levels
    • Technical Objects
      • Exercise: Technical Objects
    • Corrective Maintenance Process
      • Exercise: Corrective Maintenance Process
    • Reporting and Analysis
      • Exercise: Reporting and Analysis
    • Service Order Process
      • Exercise: Service Order Processing
  4. BUSERPPS - Program & project management

    This unit covers the following topics:

    • SAP Project System 
    • Project Structures 
      • Exercise: Work Breakdown Structures 
    • Project Planning 
      • Exercise: Cost Planning
    • Project Budgeting
    • Project Execution
      • Exercise: Actual Costs
      • Exercise: Actual Dates
    • Period-end Closing
    • Information System
      • Exercise: Project Information System
  5. BUSERPQM - Functions of quality management

    This unit covers the following topics:

    • Quality Management components
    • Functions in Quality Management
    • Quality Inspection
    • Quality certificates
    • Quality Control
    • Test Equipment Management
    • Stability Study

    Overview of QM in the Logistics Supply Chain

    • Quality Management in company processes

Support and delivery

Studying online explained

Fit your study around your current work commitments and lifestyle. As this course is delivered online, you have the flexibility of when and where you wish to complete your training.

The self-paced study format includes hands-on interactive exercises, online study guide and practice exam questions.

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