Victoria University in Melbourne is one of the world's leading institutions in ERP systems and Business Analytics education that incorporates SAP, as recognised by industry, SAP and academia.

We have strong links with organisations that support ERP systems and Business Analytics programs, and a long-standing agreement with SAP by which we deliver courses and conduct research based on SAP's software solutions.

SAP content in Business Analytics & ERP programs

World-class SAP curriculum

We offer one of the most comprehensive SAP curriculums in the world, covering the following areas over several courses:

  • business analytics
  • business process management
  • supply-chain management
  • business intelligence
  • customer relationship management
  • change management
  • programming
  • implementation
  • strategy development
  • configuration
  • administration.

Up-to-date course content

When you study with us, you'll get practical experience in the latest SAP solutions, and enter the workforce ready to support and implement the most up-to-date version of SAP.

The most-recent development in the software, SAP S/4HANA, was implemented in mid-2018, as an Australian-university first.

Our teaching also includes:

  • SAP ERP modules
  • Business Information Warehouse
  • Business Objects
  • Business Intelligence
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Advance Planner and Optimiser
  • Solution Manager
  • Netweaver components.

Flexible & accessible learning

Our courses are delivered in modern teaching facilities in the heart of the CBD, within easy access of city workplaces.

We tailor our courses to fit in with your professional or student lifestyle, offering part- and full-time study options and 24-hour access to SAP solutions online.

Learn in the heart of the Melbourne's city, and benefit from business connections.

SAP Next-Gen Lab

VU has been awarded a SAP Next-Gen Lab - a SAP initiative for universities that connects students, researchers, and startups with SAP customers and partners to develop new technology innovations.

This is the only lab of its kind in Australia.

The SAP Next-Gen Lab offers opportunities for industry collaboration with SAP’s 365,000 customers across 25 industries in 180 countries.

SAP Next-Gen Lab advantages include:

  • new channels to collaborate with thought leaders in academia and industry
  • information and skills for the digital future
  • connections to companies that recruit graduates who have digital-transformation knowledge and skills
  • the opportunity to share innovative ideas with relevant corporations.

Read more about VU's Australian-first SAP Next-Gen Lab.

Industry project partners

Our current SAP project-partner organisations are multibillion dollar companies:

  • AusNet services - owners and operators of the Victorian electricity transmission network
  • O-I Glass - the world's leading glass container manufacturer.


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SAP Certifications

Victoria University (VU) is the first university in Australia to partner with SAP to deliver the organisation's globally recognised certifications, in a selection of professional short courses.

Our professional short courses provide an in-person, reliable method of preparing for a range of SAP certification exams – to help you launch the next stage of your career.

There is a global shortage of SAP-certified consultants, and a SAP certification boosts your job prospects with marketable skills.

Find out more about SAP certification at VU.

Career connections

Work-related study

Due to the relevant, practical content of our courses, there is a high demand for Victoria University graduates.

To boost your employability and demonstrate your applied learning, Certificates of Completion are provided for each component of our courses that provides 'hands-on' experience with SAP solutions.

Your Business Research Project will address an industry problem within a real organisation that requires innovative and creative thinking.

Alumni network

Our alumni of SAP-educated graduates hold positions in top firms across Australia and internationally. This provides our SAP and ERP students with an invaluable network of job contacts and opportunities.

Our graduates are employed in a range of specialist fields of ERP/SAP, and have established careers in global organisations including:

  • AGL
  • BHPBilliton
  • British Petroleum (UK)
  • Cadbury Schweppes
  • Carter Holt Harvey
  • China Air Express
  • Ernest & Young
  • Exxon Mobil Ltd
  • IBM
  • Linfox
  • Siemens
  • Unisys.

International delivery

Our courses have a worldwide reputation and are recognised by SAP-related industry groups.

VU's course delivery extends to Malaysia, Singapore and India, giving our students an international career network:

  • The Singapore government has sponsored more than 400 students to study VU's SAP-related subjects in Singapore.
  • Victoria University was the first foreign university to partner with a university in India to offer its courses.