Upcoming & Past Events

  • Upcoming
  • Past


Open House Events - Center for ERP Lab

We are going to be hosting open house events every day during the weekdays this semester, these will be held on the dates provided below, and will be in the Engineering Management Building Room 111.  

  • 1- 5 pm, Tuesday, March 7
  • 1- 5 pm, Wednesday, March 8
  • 1- 5 pm, Friday, March 10

Part-Time Job Opportunities - Apply Now!

If you are someone who is looking for a part-time on-campus job, we would like to invite you to come to our open house events and visit this page and view our current openings, we hope you find something you are interested in and encourage you to apply if you see something you like (application links are provided on the page linked previously in this paragraph.





FIRST Robotics ERP Showcase Booth - March 4th 10:00AM - 2:00PM 

Drop in to win prizes and talk to Student Assistants and ERP Competition Team members from 10 am to 2 pm on March 4th during the FIRST Tech Challenge robotics tournament at the Gale Bullman Gym, Missouri S&T. Come to see dashboards and software prototypes in action and discover how data analysis plays an integral role in everything from programming sophisticated machines to shaping the future of automation.  Our students will be happy to share information about the ERP program with anyone who is interested.  View the downloadable announcement Robotic2023.

Tyson Foods Representatives to visit campus - February 20th (Tyson Schedule)

(View and apply for positions HERE)

Tobias Loaiza
Developer/Data Visualization
Snigdha Thumma
Sr. Analyst
Joey Balli
Lead Developer

We are excited to announce that three representatives from one of our partner companies, Tyson Foods, will join us on campus on February 20th.  To share the company information and career opportunities (Tyson Foods 2023 )with students in the following classes:  

  • IS&T 6336, Internet Computing and the Internet of Things (Butler-Carlton Hall Room 101, 2:00-2:10)
  • BUS 5730 Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for Business (Fulton Room 107A, 4:00-4:20)


Tyson Foods: Information Session & Presentation


Location: Butler-Carlton Hall 313

  • The Tyson Foods management team will provide the audience with an overview of the company as well as its applications in robotics, automation, visualization, analytics, and application development. 
  • Sponsored by IST 5420, IST 5450, and IST 1562

Fall 2022 BIT Project Showcase - December 8th

F22 ERP Industry Judge Panel

9:30 - 10:45 ERP 2110 Project presentation to Industry Judge Panel (For details click here)

Location (9:30-10:45): Toomey 251

Sponsor: TBD

Description:  The student's in Dr. Lea's Intro to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP 2110) class have completed all three rounds of their ERP Simulation Competition, and each team is eager to present what they did and what they learned from the experience to the class and to a panel of judges.  Teams will start by introducing themselves, then will jump right into various topics that might include: how they leveraged the SAP ERP system to improve company operations, strategies they used to gain a competitive edge on the competition, and an overall evaluation of their performance and what they learned from the competition.

11:00 - 11:45 ERP 5410 Project presentation to Industry Judge Panel (For details click here)

Location (9:30-10:45): Fulton 107A

Sponsor: TBD

Description: The students in Dr. Lea's ERP 5410 class will be presenting their projects to an industry judge panel.

11:45 - 12:45 Reception, Networking, and Award Ceremony (For details click here)

Location: Atrium, Havener Center

Event Sponsor: Missouri S&T Kummer College

Description:  Awards will be given out for the Supply Chain and Business Process simulation competitions, as well as presentations and other events.  Networking opportunities will be available at the ceremony.  Some awards and their sponsors can be found below.

Award Sponsors:

Business Process Simulation -
Best SAP Application Award -

Best Presentation Award for Business Process Simulation - 


12:45 - 2:00 Project & Software Prototyping Showcase 

Location: Atrium, Havener Center

Sponsor: Kummer College

Description: Students from various classes will be showcasing their projects that they have worked on throughout the semester.


2:00 - 4:00 BIT Mini Career Fair 

Location: Atrium, Havener Center

Description:  Following the days previous events, students and companies will have the opportunity to network and talk about possible employment opportunities.



4:00 - 6:30 PROJECT PRESENTATION TO INDUSTRY JUDGE PANEL (Details can be found here)

Location: Fulton 107A

Sponsor: TBD

Description: Our ERP Competition teams will be presenting their competition companies to a panel of industry judges.  Topics presented will include an overall evaluation of company performance, an analysis of sales, product mixes, profitability analysis, product selection, an assessment of production, and more.  Our simulation companies are eager to share what they've learned throughout the semester with anyone who wants to watch!  

Event Judges

Immediately following the last presentation (6:00) the judges panel will be giving feedback to the presenters.

ERP Simulation Competition Championship - November 29th

9:30 - 10:45 am, Central Time, Tuesday, November 29  

To view pictures from the event, click here: Photos

Location: Toomey 251
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield

Description:  The students in Dr. Lea's Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP 2110) class will compete in the third and final round of their ERP Simulation Competition.  Mr. Andrew Draker from Blue Cross Blue Shield will be in attendance to mentor our students as they compete, as well as to offer industry insights to help our students prepare for real-world opportunities in the business and ERP space. 


Coffee Chat with Mr. Andrew Draker: Journey after Missouri S&T 

11:00 - 12:15 am, Central Time, Tuesday, November 29  

Location: Fulton 114
Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield and Missouri S&T University Advancement
Refreshment provided.

All are welcome to drop in and stay as long as your schedule allows. 

Industry Mentor

Mr. Andrew Draker


Mr. Draker will be on campus to chat with students about anything from his areas of expertise, including business intelligence, data warehouses, strategic planning, project management, and operations management.  Mr. Draker is also a 2004 B.S. IS&T and 2005 M.S. IS&T grad from Missouri S&T, so his experiences in both the real world and academia are relatable to any interested students.



ERP Simulation Competition 2

9:30 - 10:45 am, Central Time, Tuesday, November 17

Click on one of the following links to view photos from the event!

ATI Photos   | | |   Brewer Science Photos

Location: Toomey 251
Sponsor: ATI (Adaptive Technology Insights)  and Brewer Science

Brian DuPerrett



David LeBlanc



Seshu Reddy

Operations Manager


Rachel Jung

Director, PMO

Brewer Science

Event Description:  The students in Dr. Lea's Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP 2110) class will compete in the second round of their ERP Simulation Competition.  Management teams from ATI (Adaptive Technology Insights) and Brewer Science will be in attendance to mentor our student competitors and will share insights with the class after the competition.  They will also be in Fulton Rm. 120 to give an interactive workshop to our students on how to give an effective project presentation.  Refreshments will be provided and ATI is open to discussing career opportunities with any students who wish to talk to them.

November 17 Events Timeline (Announcement_ATI_2022):

9:30 - 10:45 ERP Simulation Competition (with ATI and Brewer Science)

11:00 - 12:15 Collaboration Discussion (Faculty Only)

12:30 - 1:30 Interactive Workshop on Project Presentations: What do employers expect from your project presentation?

  • Location: Fulton 120
  • Lunch Refreshments provided
  • The ATI executive team will (1) provide you with successful tips for giving an in-person and online presence and (2) offer mini-project presentation feedback opportunities to students. You can take this wonderful opportunity to improve your presentation skill in one of two ways shown below:
    • Send a short 3-5 minutes presentation (PowerPoint slides, video recording, etc.) to erp@mst.edu by 8 am on Thursday, November 17
    • Get on stage to do an on-stage 3-5 minutes short presentation during the workshop

1:30 - 2:00 ATI Career Opportunities Chat (walk-ins welcome)

  • Location: Fulton 120


ERP Simulation Competition 1

9:30 - 10:45 am Central Time, Tuesday, November 8 

Click on one of the following links to view photos from the event!

OGE Photos   | | |   RSM Photos

Location: Toomey 251

Event Sponsors:



Speakers and Industry Mentors (will be present at both this event and the supply chain championship).

Brijal Patel

ERP Project Manager


Mark Chafin

D365 Consultant


Jessica Summers

D365 Ent Delivery



Ilze Long

Manager of Planning and



Event Description:  The students in Dr. Lea's Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP 2110) class will compete in the first round of their ERP Simulation Competition.  Management teams from RSM and OGE will be in attendance to mentor our student competitors and will share insights with the class after the competition.  This event is also a part of the STEM day at Missouri S&T where almost 1000 K-12 students will be on campus visiting, all of whom are welcome to attend the competition to experience college education at Missouri S&T.  Twelve selected STEM Day high school students will join competition teams to gain experience in operating a company using a live SAP S/4HANA ERP system, the leading ERP system used by Fortune 500 companies such as Apple, Disney, Boeing, and Microsoft, company operations. 


Supply Chain Simulation Competition Championship 

1:45 - 3:00 pm, Central Time, Tuesday, November 8 (details)

Location: Engineering Management Building, Room 111 (Center for ERP)

Event Sponsors:



Event Description:  Our Supply Chain Simulation Competition Teams will be competing in their final round of competition.  You can view a list of the students participating here.  The competitors have already had two competitions, the results of which can be viewed here.  The students will also have the opportunity to meet and possibly interview with representatives from the sponsor companies.  Awards will be presented to teams based on net income, leftover inventory, quality of presentation, and other metrics of success.  We would also like to note that this competition is taking place on STEM day at Missouri S&T, and any K-12 students who wish to attend this competition and watch are welcome to do so.