ERP Successes at Emporia State

Placed 6th in the world in the June 2013 International ERPSim Competition.

ERP Concentration MBA students achieved 85% pass rate on the SAP TERP10 certification exam in 2013 and 80% in 2012.

Job placement rate of ERP Concentration MBA graduates in 2010 and 2011 is 100%.


ERP Concentration

The Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) concentration in the MBA program exposes our MBA students to the concept of integrating different business functional areas such as Marketing and Sales, Supply Chain Management, Accounting and Finance, and Human Resources to achieve company goals of improving business processes by using ERP software.

Job Placement of ERP graduates was 100% for 2010 and 2011.

For more information on the curriculum view our ERP Concentration.

To express interest in the ERP Concentration or ERP Undergraduate Degree, Click Here to submit your information.

Please note that the School of Business is not accepting applications for the ERP concentration at this time. Please contact the Business Advising Center at 620-341-5523 or for more information.


TERP10 Certification

TERP10 is an intense 10 day course that covers the integration of business processes in SAP ERP. At the end of the course, students take an SAP certification exam. Students who pass are considered to be a "SAP Certified Associate." 

In 2012 ESU offered its first TERP10 course and achieved a total pass rate of 80 percent. The 2013 course had an 85% pass rate.

The latest syllabus can be found on the IS syllabi page (IS 805). 


ERPsim Competition

In the annual ERPsim competition, teams operate a virtual business. They use SAP software to solve enterprise problems in a company, such as sending and receiving orders and delivering products. The students use SAP to analyze the transactions and make lucrative business decisions. The team with the highest net income, or profit, wins. The 2013 team placed 6th in the world.

The competition is sponsored by HEC Montreal.



The Americas' SAP Users' Group (ASUG) is a community of like-minded SAP professionals. ASUG members are engaged in helping each other find new and better ways to solve problems and achieve their business goals.

ESU faculty are involved in the ASUG Midwest Chapter.


SAP University Alliance

ESU is a member of the SAP University Alliance program. SAP is the hallmark enterprise application software that helps companies of all sizes run better. To put it simply, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business technological insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP does this by extending the availability of software across technological platforms. ESU’s information technology students are highly marketable because of this powerful business program.

SAP Community Network is a free social networking site. Here, students can network, gain career opportunities and access free SAP solution downloads for hands-on experience. Click here to visit the SAP Community Network (SCN). 


Students completing three approved courses will be awarded a SAP University Alliance certificate.