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Date & Time

Wednesday, 17 - Wednesday, 17 May 2023

Time: 9:30am


DMC MakerLab

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About the event
The workshop will focus on practical applications and provide hands-on facilitation of an ERP Gap Analysis that can be used as part of your solution selection. You will be encouraged to ask questions and share ideas throughout the workshop.

What will you gain from this workshop?
By the end of the workshop, you will have a better understanding of ERP, its potential applications, and how to set up and manage an efficient ERP system to support the overall business strategy.

Understanding ERP, What is ERP?, and is ERP software becoming outdated?
What size of company or industry requires ‘Enterprise Resource Planning’? How do I select the right ERP for my business needs?
This workshop provides an introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and its potential application in the SME Manufacturing workplace.

The workshop will cover topics such as the different types of ERP, the difference between ERP, MRP, MES, CRM and other jargon,
the benefits of using ERP, typical modules covered by ERP, and the basics of selecting and implementing a modern ERP system, providing you with key take-aways that can be applied in your workplace.

In addition, you will learn about the potential security and change management risks associated with ERP and the best practices for mitigating these risks.

09:30am Arrival with tea/coffee/breakfast
10:00am Welcome & intro to the day
10:10am Current State Baseline activity - understanding your starting point
10:45am Introduction to ERP: Types (on prem vs cloud), terminology, typical modules and applications, benefits, modern/next gen ERP
13:00pm 30 minute lunch break
13:30pm ERP Implementation Deep Dive: Business requirements specification, supplier/solution selection, implementation best practice, change management, security considerations
15:00pm ‘ERP in the workplace’ - Practical ERP Gap analysis & design activity
16:00pm Activity feedback, ERP summary & close
17:00pm Networking and drinks

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