Enterprise Resource Planning/Implementation

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

Programme edit

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

Subject edit

ERP Implementation- From Inception To Achievement

Objectives edit

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 Outcomes edit

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

Sypnosis edit

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 Details edit

Implementation edit

(15 hrs)

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

Training and Education edit

(15 hrs)

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

Project Scheduling edit

(15 hrs)

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

Sales & Operations Planning edit

(15 hrs)

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

Basic ERP edit

(15 hrs)

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

Supply Chain Integration edit

(15 hrs)

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

Production ShopFloor edit

(15 hrs)

  • Demand Planning
  • Capacity Planning
  • Production Scheduling

Support and Warranty edit

(15 hrs)

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

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