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ITC 104A - Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) - Basics

Code Start Date Duration Venue
ITC 104A 23 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
ITC 104A 18 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems are data processing systems for large enterprises, to automate the processes in all departments of the enterprise. Such applications are database-intense programs, covering supply chain management, production planning, materials acquisition and management, purchasing, payment, system management, accounting, product costing, financial management, warehouse management, customer order processing, shipping, delivery, sales etc. 

Course Objectives

  • Learning what is important in an ERP system
  • Explaining major parameters of ERP systems
  • Explaing major brands on the market with its advantages and disadvantages
  • Deciding on whether to outsource the ERP or not

Who Should Attend?

  • IT Managers
  • Executive Managers interested in ERP
  • IT specialists interested in ERP
  •  IT Project Managers
  • ERP Specialists
  • IT personal planning to launch an ERP software in the near future

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Management Pyramid with Information Requirements
  • ERP characteristics
  • Evolution of ERP
  • Business Processes and ERP
  • ERP components and its set-up
  • ERP tiers
  • E-Business and ERP
  • System benefits of an ERP system
  • System limitations of an ERP system
  • Business benefits of an ERP system
  • Business limitations of an ERP system

Day 2

  • Most important international vendors
  • The advantages and disadvantages of international vendors
  • ERP Vendor selection criteria
  • Vendor evaluation
  • ERP modules overview
  • ERP modules of important vendors
  • Hardware & software components of an ERP
  • Benefits of each ERP module

Day 3

  • ERP Architectures
  • 3-Tier architecture
  • Benefits and Drawbacks of architectures
  • A typical set-up with Oracle ERP
  • Third party issues
  • Database Requirements
  • ERP Governance
  • Cloud architecture for ERP
  • Benefits and Drawbacks of Cloud architectures for ERP

Day 4

  • Project management
  • Project roles & responsibilities
  • Project Organization
  • ERP and Virtualization
  • Benefits and Drawbacks of Virtualization

Day 5

  • The decision to outsource or insource
  • Benefits & Drawbacks of  Outsourcing
  • Off-shore Outsourcing
  • Outsourcing best practices
  • Outsourcing relationships