Enterprise Resource Planning Courses
- Capacity Requirements Planning (CPR)
This course covers the basics of planning and managing capacity including Capacity management concepts and the capacity planning process.
- Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)
Learn the basics of physical distribution and distribution planning.
- Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
Overview of MRP inputs, outputs and processing logic including: How MRP fits in with other elements of an integrated system, the objective of MRP and using MRP.
- Production Activity Control
This course is an introduction to managing work on the factory floor including: understanding workflow, managing & improving any workflow and techniques of scheduling.
- Selecting and Implementing an Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) System
This course is a detailed discussion of the steps required to select and implement a system.
Recent Posts Enterprise Resource Planning
- Optimizing ERP at a Global Company – Challenges for Project Managers - This article shares some of the challenges project managers face on global ERP projects. Anticipating these challenges ahead of time can help ensure your project’s success. These challenges fall into two broad categories: the challenges that come with a global ERP system and the challenges that come with a global workforce.
- Measuring the Chance of Project Success Using the 4 P’s - All projects have a chance of failure. You can either recognize that chance and attempt to proactively mitigate it, or you can go blindly forward and risk stumbling. I prefer to measure my chances, so over the years I have developed a scorecard of critical attributes that I use to objectively measure the chance of project success. At the end of this article I will tell you how you can get a free copy of the scorecard for your own use.
- Four Steps to Improve Data Accuracy: A Case Study - Recently a client hired me to help them get their ERP implementation unstuck. The client had implemented a new ERP system at the first of several planned sites over a year ago but were unable to get the results they needed from that implementation to get permission to start the second site. Over the years I've been consulting, I have developed a method that I use to help my clients improve their processes. The steps in my method are: Align, Train, Enable, and Inspire. I'll explain each one in context of this case study.
- Executive Summaries on Enterprise Apps© Number 5: ERP Can Improve Customer Service - Modern Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems are designed to help improve customer service. Customer service is a lot more than how you treat your customers at the point of sale. Customer service is also delivering a quality product, at a fair price and delivering it when it is promised. Those are the areas where ERP shines.
- The System Design Will Make or Break ERP - As several of my clients are building their systems infrastructure to better support their aggressive growth, it just so happens I’ve spent quite a bit of time thinking about design lately. Design will make or break your ERP success. Today’s systems have come a long way — they have a more simplified “front” with extreme