About the ERP book -
In this ERP book, the author
examines how companies use the management information to gain the competitive
edge. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) helps the
organization, especially manufacturing companies to manage the growth. There
will be one more ‘W’ in the www’ that is W-www, the Wireless-world-wide-web.
What is new in this ERP book?
Unlike other ERP textbooks, this book gives actual
data entry screens, reports, and master files details for practical learning.
This book is a good reference for various key functions managers, such as
accounts, purchase, sales, production, etc. It is not just a book but also a
companion for corporate commandos. This ERP book might not seem extra-ordinary,
but it is. Business processes integrated in ERP should have already been
demystified, but it has not been.
What does this ERP book offer to lecturers,
The book is projected to be a comprehensive guide
to all aspects of deploying ERP within an organization. Reader will find that
this ERP book has a good range of case studies to support their teaching.
Who should use this ERP book?
This book is useful for existing ERP users and ERP
power-users as well. Senior managers and directors, CEO, CFO, COO, seeking to
deploy ERP to benefit their organization. For companies who have deployed ERP
but not able to understand why real benefit is not seen. Study of this book
will reveal the mistakes made by management, ERP coordinators, ERP task force,
or ERP steering committee. Use this book before, during and after ERP is
deployed, as a reference material. The knack to making informed decisions is
necessary for success. Yet many times, managers make vital decisions without
real information. Use this book to understand how you can use ERP to enhance
your decision-making aptitude. This book will be of immense value to
professionals dealing with ERP implementation, I. T. professionals, mangers
handling sales and distribution, logistic, supply chain and finance.
This ERP book will be very useful to the B-Schools
students who want to pursue their MBA. All these aspiring managers must know
ERP well. In the interviews now on companies will not ask whether you know MS
office or not, they will ask, “Do you know ERP”? This will be useful for
managers working in small and medium size enterprises (SME).
ERP Case studies:
The author has worked on live ERP projects for over
200 organizations, in India and abroad. This is result of some twenty years of
practical ERP experience. The author had an opportunity to offer I. T.
solutions to small and large organizations, private and Government
organizations. The ERP book also includes several case studies to illustrate
various points in the book. This important book gives tactics about ERP
implementation. The need has never been more crucial. Global economic scenario
is unpredictable. The competition is increasing. Business executives are
challenged to leverage I. T., to improve the enterprise performance. This book
attempts to answer questions such as, ‘How do you become a strategic ERP
consultant, that enables efficient business management and improve operational
efficiency?’ ERP is also evolving. Author discusses the emerging developments
and compelling ‘Business Process Management’ (BPM) for success.
What can ERP do for the SME?
Act confidently. Improve operational efficiency.
Give the enterprise the edge it needs to succeed. Study this book to see why
even small and medium business (SMB) units are using ERP software to achieve a
The decision making process is enriched if
additional, relevant information is available. However, collecting information
is costly. Hence, cost of additional information need also to be controlled.
ERP will help user in this aspect immensely. Decision making under uncertainly
will be facilitated. ERP is synonym to the ‘DSS’ or Decision support system.
This ERP book explains how ERP as a management
tool, in a SME is a powerful and strategic set of applications that provides
business visibility with real-time personalized access to enterprise data, for
the purpose of analyzing, and benchmarking customers, suppliers, and the overall
This book discusses the common questions asked, to
run a manufacturing company efficiently: Do you get information when you want?
Do you have islands of information? Is stores-in-charge able to give you
correct quantity of raw material in stock, as of now? Is purchase order linked
to material inwards? Is inventory and accounts integrated?
The companion website:
Faculty and students can use the online resource
for this book on this website www.dnserp.com. This companion website will be helpful for
students as well as lecturers. Make the most of your studies.
This book attempts to answer all questions about
ERP that you wanted to ask, but did not know whom to ask….
“What is in
it for me?” [WIIIFM].
of this book, reader will be able to:
1. Describe the concept of
Define key terms as
they relate to ERP.
3. Understand the Material
Requirement Planning and supply chain management.
4. State the benefits of
5. State the pitfalls of
6. Understand the need for
change management or Business Process Reengineering.
7. Learn about the MIS
or Management Information
8. Understand the Total
Cost of Ownership (TCO).
Write a business case
to justify an ERP implementation
Align strategic goals,
people, knowledge processes, and internal systems
Concept of business
processes linking with other processes.
12. Understand a key
business processes. Improve and simplify a business process. Apply the result
of business process analysis to an ERP implementation.
13. Explain the
interrelationships among the core business processes of sales order, Bill of Materials (BOM), and work order
14. Describe the
technological infrastructure requirements in implementing ERP.
15. Describe project
management and its use in implementing an ERP system. Describe steps necessary
to successfully implement an ERP system
16. Describe the roles and
responsibilities of the key organization players or stakeholders.
17. Describe how ERP can be
used to achieve and sustain competitive advantage.
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