Enterprise Resource Planning/Implementation

Completion status: this resource is ~50% complete.
Educational level: this is a tertiary (university) resource.


This is a module part of the Open Source ERP/Executive Masters course conducted by a private university.


ERP Implementation- From Inception To Achievement


The objectives of this subject are:

  • To know the project schedule areas in a typical ERP Project
  • To go through the challenges and tasks of the phases
  • To be able to interface on the right page with the respective clients in each phase

Learning OutcomesEdit

On completion of this subject the students shall be able to:

  • Walk a target audience through the various phases of a project
  • Analyse and discuss a best approach according to the environment
  • Address user concerns and suggest remedies or workarounds
  • Confident in acting as an ERP consultant that knows the right rules for the right occasion


This subject goes through an ERP Project cycle, its phases and timelines after the succesful acceptance phase after the Pre-Sales. Each phase has its importance and dependency on the client's business and user environment. Its success is sought by knowing what experts know and how they dealt with the most common scenarios.

Subject DetailsEdit


(15 hrs)

  • Level of ERP Performance
  • Cost/Benefit Analysis
  • Schedules of Phase/Task/Resource
  • Scoping ERP Phases

Training and EducationEdit

(15 hrs)

  • Education Plan
  • Case Studies
  • Training Materials
  • Evaluating Feedback

Project SchedulingEdit

(15 hrs)

  • Phases Definition
  • User Priority & Part Timers
  • Team Planning
  • Staggered Approach

Sales & Operations PlanningEdit

(15 hrs)

  • Levels of System
  • High Level Management Needs
  • Operational Needs
  • Periodic Needs

Basic ERPEdit

(15 hrs)

  • Quick Win Implementation
  • 1st Phase Project
  • Validating Results
  • Extrapolating and Follow-Through

Supply Chain IntegrationEdit

(15 hrs)

  • Forecasting Sales
  • Forecasting Demand
  • Inventory Automation
  • Reporting Needs

Production ShopFloorEdit

(15 hrs)

  • Demand Planning
  • Capacity Planning
  • Production Scheduling

Support and WarrantyEdit

(15 hrs)

  • Backup and Housekeeping
  • Vendor to Internal Team Skill Transfer
  • Protocol for Managing Issues

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