ERP Systems and Technology

ERP Readiness and System Selection

e-Learning Course

August 18, 2021

1-3:45 p.m. ET

August 19, 2021

1-3:45 p.m. ET

August 20, 2021

1-2 p.m. ET

August 23, 2021

1-3:45 p.m. ET

August 24, 2021

1-3:45 p.m. ET

  • Field of Study: Management Services
  • Credits: 12.00
  • Prerequisite: none

ERP projects provide a unique opportunity to improve business process, modernize operations, and transform government. However, ERP projects are also difficult and many organizations struggle with the challenges of new technology, organizational change, and project governance. This course focuses on the essential skills for leading an ERP project and addresses mitigation strategies for common risks that all governments will face. During the course, students will participate in lectures and small group exercises to build their understanding of project planning, business process analysis, systems procurement, and implementation preparation. Through this course, students will be introduced to the enterprise system marketplace, project scope development and finalization, review of functional business processes, system requirements development, fundamentals of procurement and evaluation, contract/statement of work development and transitioning to system replacement projects.

Who Will Benefit: Any staff involved with planning, procuring, or implementing an ERP system in the near future

Learning Objectives:
  • Those who successfully complete this seminar should be able to:
  • Understand the requirements for effective management of each phase of an ERP  implementation project
  • Understand indicators for risk and need for project plan corrections in each project phase
  • Identify critical success factors for ERP implementations
  • Learn how to use ERP projects as an opportunity to improve process and implement best practices
  • Take advantage of lessons learned with change management
  • Identify how to transition out of the project and maintain a successful system

  • Member Price: $420.00
  • Non-member Price: $840.00