Introduction to ERP
Evolution of ERP; what is ERP? Reasons for the Growth of ERP; Scenario and Justification of ERP in India; Evaluation of ERP; Various Modules of ERP; Advantage of ERP.
An Overview of Enterprise
An Overview of Enterprise; Integrated Management Information; Business Modeling; ERP for Small Business; ERP for Make to Order Companies; Business Process Mapping for ERP Module Design; Hardware Environment and its Selection for ERP Implementation.
ERP and Related Technologies
ERP and Related Technologies; Business Process Reengineering (BPR); Management Information System (MIS); Executive Information System (EIS); Decision support System (DSS); Supply Chain Management (SCM).
ERP system: Introduction; Finance, Plant Maintenance, Quality Management, Materials Management.
ERP Market: Introduction, SAP AG, Baan Company, Oracle Corporation, People Soft, JD Edwards World Solutions Company, System Software Associates, Inc. (SSA); QAD; A Comparative Assessment and Selection of ERP Packages and Modules.
ERP Implementation Lifecycle
ERP Implementation Lifecycle: Issues in Implementing ERP Packages; Pre-evaluation Screening; Package Evaluation; Project Planning Phase; Gap Analysis; Reengineering; Configuration; Implementation; Team Training; Testing; Going Live; End-User Training; Post Implementation (Maintenance Mode).
Selection of ERP vendors
Vendors; Consultants and Users; In-House Implementation - Pros and Cons; Vendors; Consultants; End User.
Future Directions in ERP
Future Directions in ERP; New Markets; New Channels; Faster Implementation Methodologies; Business Modules and BAPIs; Convergence on Windows NT; Application Platform; New Business Segments; More Features; Web Enabling; Market Snapshot.
Other Related Technologies of SCM
Relation to ERP; E-Procurement; E-Logistics; Internet Auctions; E-markets; Electronic Business Process Optimization; Business Objects in SCM; E commerce.